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Franck Muller - master of complication

Sunday, 22 June 2008

Franck Muller watchmaker A gifted by exceptional technical talent in the history of exclusive watchmaking, Franck Muller, is known throughout the world as the Master of Complications. The Swiss virtuoso's brand is distinguished for its outstanding designs, prototypes, exclusivities and added value features in terms of social status and customer experience that made it truly unique and the users to feel special.

A rare profile behind-the-scene:

The noted Muller was born in Switzerland in 1958 and enrolled his name in Watch making School when he was just 15 year-old-boy. After taking a four year remarkable studies started in 1981 from the famous Geneva School of Watch making (Ecole d'Horlogerie de Genève), Muller wanted to create his own workshop instead of joining a brand or a group of watchmakers.

Muller started his creative career designing a new collection of Tourbillion wristwatch in 1983 while a very few watchmakers were capable of creating such complicated timepieces at that time. Having the exquisite collections from Franck Muller, private clients were coming continuously to his workshop and thus his business started growing.

The world has never seen before such a complicated timepieces Muller manufactured like the Grande and Petite Sonnerie, Minute Repeater for the hours, quarters and minutes, a Perpetual Calendar programmed to the year 2100 with date, day of the week, month and monthly retrograde equation, leap-year cycle, 24-hour moon phase indicator, indicator of the internal temperature of the mechanism.

Within a few years, Muller became a unique manufacturer in creation of finest timepieces applying one-off knowledge and creative brains under his own brand.

In 1992, Franck Muller holding the watchmaker name himself established his own company in Genthod, (surrounded by a vineyard-covered hill and Lake Geneva) outside of Geneva, Switzerland added a real milestone in his life.

The famous name for the world premiers, featuring something special, exclusive and prestigious complications that has never seen before in the watch making industry, Muller unveils it in each year since 1986, to illustrate, a Tourbillon with jumping hours (1986), a Tourbillon with Minute Repeater (1987), an inverted Tourbillon with Minute Repeater and Perpetual Calendar (1989). Subsequently, in the 1993 premiere, the creative maker blended many complications within a single timepiece - split-seconds chronograph, minute repeater, perpetual calendar, and internal temperature indicator.

Moreover, Muller's timepieces are found in various designs and the price range is different too while his ultra complicated watches have became so popular, especially, in Europe and the United states at the same time.

Where Collection speaks:

To catch the eyes of the clients by the striking timepiece's styles, designs and the complicated mechanisms is the main goal for Muller's productions included Chronograph, Color Dreams, Tourbillon, Conquistador Cortez King, Curvex Tonneau, Long Island, (Grande Date and Master Banker) Casablanca etc.

The Franck Muller timepieces merged the sophistication and detail of antique pieces with modern style - Aeternitas, Revolution 2, (world's first watch to have both vertical and horizontal tourbillion) Revolution 3, Crazy Hours, Endurance, Master Banker, Curvex Minute Repeater Tourbillon and Colour Dreams stand for a timeless sense of class, however, the designs have found a niche in the markets today.

One of the Muller's latest collections entitled ‘Mystery' includes two types of models - Mystery and Double Mystery where the first one shows only hours and the latter displays hours and minutes. The double Mystery's models are available in blue, black and white, brown and grey color themes. This newest is also available with a bracelet fully set with diamonds that invented and patented the mechanism by Franck Muller.

As part of manufacturing nice watches, Muller presents also to its clients a number of stylish pieces under the ‘Cintree Curvex collections' included Tourbillon Imperiale Chrono, Repeater Tourbillon, Master Imperial Tourbillon, Tourbillon Imperiale Grave, Chronograph Perpetual Calendar Bi-Retrograde, Perpetual Calendar, Chronograph Perpetual Calendar, Grande et Petite Sonnerie, Master Calendar Moonphase, Big Ben GMT etc.

What makes Muller so special:

Franck Muller has received a solid reputation for his own line of watch-making over the last 15 years whereas the watch brand is also celebrated as its collections are worn by many celebrities, namely, Demi Moore, American actress, Robin Williams, Grammy Award-winning American actor and comedian, Elton John, English rock singer, composer and pianist.

A survey result on the ultra-luxury watches segment identified Franck Muller as the Most Prestigious Watch Brand in the United States conducted in 2006 by the Luxury Institute of New York, a uniquely independent and objective research organization.

Moreover, In October 2002, Muller Geneve has been granted the first prize, men's category, of the Geneve Watch Making Grand Prix that proved the watchmaker's exceptional talent.

Md. Asraful Alam

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