Bulgari: Beyond Time Coffee Table Book - The Legends Collection


A Timeless Legacy

For watch aficionados and design enthusiasts, Assouline's "Bulgari: Beyond Time" offers a captivating exploration of the storied relationship between the iconic Italian jeweller and the art of haute horology. This beautifully crafted volume delves deep into Bulgari's Roman-inspired savoir-faire, celebrating over a century of Swiss-Italian watchmaking excellence.

Beyond Timekeeping: A Celebration of Bulgari's Legacy

"Bulgari: Beyond Time" transcends a mere history lesson. It's a holistic exploration of the art of timekeeping, examining Bulgari's iconoclastic approach to watch design – past, present, and future. Through captivating images and fascinating interviews with the brand's leading specialists, the book unveils the philosophy behind Bulgari's diverse signature collections, from the high-jewellery brilliance to the Serpenti's seductive elegance, the Bvlgari Bvlgari's bold logo motif, the Octo's architectural prowess, and the Grandes Complications' technical mastery.

A Journey of Emotion: From Creation to Experience

Bulgari goes beyond simply telling time – their watches evoke emotions. "Bulgari: Beyond Time" captures this essence perfectly. CEO Jean-Christophe Babin states that the book explores "giving form to emotion, especially when this emotion confronts time." Managing Director of Bulgari Watches, Antoine Pin, reinforces this concept, emphasizing that "products are never just simply products... to each is attached emotions and meanings, from those who create it to those who experience it." Owning a Bulgari watch becomes an emotional journey, a connection to a microcosm of movement that transcends the mere passage of time.

A Galaxy of Inspiration: From Icons to Visionaries

"Bulgari: Beyond Time" is enriched by insightful essays from a diverse group of global icons. These luminaries, whose achievements resonate with the soul of each watch collection, offer unique perspectives. Famed jewellery auctioneer Rahul Kadakia discusses the world of gems, performance artist Marina Abramović delves into the symbolism of the serpent, Italian actor Alessandro Gassmann reflects on the spirit of Rome, legendary athlete Carl Lewis shares his insights on breaking records, and conductor Lorenzo Viotti explores the connection between time and music.

Envisioning the Future: A Conversation Beyond Time

"Bulgari: Beyond Time" doesn't just celebrate the past; it looks to the future. The book concludes with a stimulating conversation moderated by futurist Adam Steel, featuring industrial designer Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani, Antoine Pin, and Jean-Christophe Babin. This captivating discussion explores the evolution of watches for future generations, envisioning how Bulgari will continue to forge connections between centuries of tradition and the possibilities of tomorrow, venturing beyond Earth itself.

Whether you're a watch collector, a design enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates luxury with a rich heritage, "Bulgari: Beyond Time" is a must-have addition to your home decor collection. This exquisite volume offers a glimpse into a world where masterful craftsmanship meets timeless design, forever transcending the boundaries of time.

Delve into the definitive exploration of Bulgari's remarkable journey in watchmaking with "Bulgari: Beyond Time." This stunning book celebrates over a century of the brand's heritage, drawing inspiration from the timeless elegance of Rome. Through captivating imagery and insightful interviews with Bulgari's leading specialists, the book meticulously chronicles the evolution of their Swiss-Italian watchmaking achievements.

"Bulgari: Beyond Time" transcends a mere history lesson. It's a captivating exploration of the art of timekeeping, delving into Bulgari's unique and iconoclastic approach to watch design. The book examines the philosophy behind Bulgari's diverse and signature collections, from the dazzling brilliance of High-Jewelry to the seductive elegance of the Serpenti, the bold statement of the Bvlgari Bvlgari logo, the architectural prowess of the Octo, and the technical mastery of the Grandes Complications.


Length: 8.6 cm
Width: 30.5cm
Depth: 5.1 cm

  • 280 pages
  • 150 illustrations
  • English language

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