In 1980 the Italian Carlo Crocco founded the watch manufacturer MDM Genève. He developed a watch in a style not seen so far The luxury housing was made of gold held with 12 titanium screws, and the bracelet was in black rubber. According to the shape of the watch it was called “Hublot” (French for porthole).
In April 2005 the luxury brand based in Nyon on Lake Geneva caused a sensation with a true “big bang” Big Bang was the name of a new chronograph from Hublot, created by the former director and co-owner of the brand Blancpain, Jean-Claude Biver. At the end of 2003 he had withdrawn from his managerial position at Blancpain.
Lange employees in front of the 2001 re-inaugurated headquarters of „A. Lange & Söhne“. The building was built in 1873.