‘I just want to nurture the Hermes tree’: Artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas

Mr Pierre-Alexis Dumas is chuffed with the Arceau Le Temps Voyageur, which features 24 time zones. PHOTOS: MARIANNE ROSENSTIEHL, HERMES
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SINGAPORE – Mr Pierre-Alexis Dumas is holding the Hermes Arceau Le Temps Voyageur in his hands, a winsome dual time traveller’s watch which marries poetry and mechanical artistry.

We are comfortably ensconced in a meeting room inside the Hermes pavilion at the Watches & Wonders trade fair held in Geneva earlier this year.

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