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The prince de Baschmakoff

The prince de Baschmakoff

(Paris, 27 décembre 1931 – Marseille, 5 may 1981) is graduated from the « Ecole des Métiers d’Arts » and from the « Ecole des Beaux-Arts » in Paris.  He is a famous colourist and the first « modern » free lance designer for Lip. He made illustrations for some of the most important fashion magazines and comics and worked for...
Roger Tallon - Father of the industrial design

Roger Tallon – Father of the industrial design

Hardly known from the general public, Roger Tallon, born in 1929 March 6, is not only the TGV designer but also the French designer who quickly made an international career. He is the one who will step by step establish the profession of industrial designer as a full profession.  
The first electric watch, a whole story..

The first electric watch, a whole story..

Discover the new 2011 versions of the Watch General General: a historical design to existing lines The first electric watch, a whole story : After his trip to the USA in 1928, Fred Lip returns to Europe convinced that the electric watch had a future. The idea of ??an electric watch had been studied since...
Roger Tallon has passed: Portrait of a non-standard designer

Roger Tallon has passed: Portrait of a non-standard designer

Roger Tallon, who died on October the 20th was considered by specialists as the father of the French modern design. For him, the purpose naturally called the form. An idea that can be observed through out his work. That paradigm allowed Tallon to be responsable for some very original creations and design concepts. He was the inventor of a profession: industrial designer. We lost a visionary...
A singular History

A singular History

The  LIP watches, some singular watches with a singular history… In the beginning there was just Lip and … one man: The men who made Lip are the ones from the Lipmann family, who built up a small workshop for watches, registered the brand and made it a success story. Lip, a dream: A watch...