RJ-Romain Jerome Berlin-DNA: A world-famous kiss

After the Second World War, Germany and its territories were divided into four allied occupational zones with the Soviets taking the eastern half and the Allies (the United States, Great Britain and France) having the western side. It was a similar split for the German city of Berlin and the four-way occupation began in June 1945. Similarly, the Soviets occupied … More

RJ-Romain Jerome Tetris-DNA: Game On!

Mention Tetris and for those familiar with the game, the images of falling blocks instantly come to mind, not to mention the haunting tune that is associated with it. The Tetris game was developed by Russian computer engineer and video game designer Alexey Pajitnov in 1984. The objective of the game is to manoeuvre the continuous flow of falling blocks … More

RJ-Romain Jerome H9C-DNA: Biker watch

At the annual BaselWorld watch fair in 2014, RJ-Romain Jerome put the spotlight on a very special motorbike that was customised by Hardnine Choppers. Founded and owned by Danny Schneider, Hardnine Choppers is a specialist garage based in Switzerland that customises motorbikes. The motorbike on display at the RJ-Romain Jerome booth was the 1943 WLC Harley-Davidson 750cc which was previously … More

I RAN WITH RJ-ROMAIN JEROME: Pac-Man and Space Invaders

While on a stopover in Singapore, we ran several video arcade games by RJ-Romain Jerome’s chief executive officer Manuel Emch and among those chosen were iconic ones like Space Invaders and Pac-Man. The choices were not surprising as these two video arcade games of yesteryear are now closely-linked with RJ-Romain Jerome. Why? In 2011, the brand created Space Invaders watch … More

Romain Jerome: Crossed

The skull symbol should not be only associated with the dark side such as evil and death. Since ancient times, the skull symbol has served as a reminder of our mortality. The first thing that comes to mind for those who view the skull as a celebration of life as opposed to death will be the Latin phrase memento mori … More