Editor's note: This interview is an old one, from SIHH 2015, and the Harmony is a watch that isn't a massive focus for Vacheron Constantin right now, but the brand's Creative Director, Mr Christian Selmoni, is one of the most articulate and interesting creative minds in the watch business, and definitely worth a read, especially as much of this speaks to the overall qualities of Vacheron Constantin's approach to design and watchmaking. * T+T: I understand that along with Vacheron Constantin's 260th birthday you're celebrating your own milestone 25 years with Vacheron Constantin congratulations! What was it like back then? CS: I come from a watchmaking family. When I graduated in the late '70s none of us chose to go into watchmaking because we all thought it would be dead in a few years. That changed a decade later. A friend called and asked if I was interested in a watchmaking job. I thought, 'Why not?' I joined Vacheron Constantin on the 1st of February in 1990, and we were 68 people. Now we are around 1300. So I think that explains how difficult the situation was back then. T+T: It must have been a difficult time to…

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