AKTEO WATCHES , ART AND TECHNOLOGY IN TOTAL HARMONY Since 1992 the thematic Akteo watches are designed by Jean - Christophe Maréchal. His inspiration comes from the everyday environment in which we live . His passion for watches and his curious look and humor in everyday things he interprets to a particular series of watches . Each watch is unique and not only symbolizes originality and diversity but also the excellent quality, artistry and detail with which it is made . The collection includes more than 300 thematic watches and multi-line minimalist and modern watches . Akteo uses a universal language of signs and symbols for each design . The usual components for a watch , as the hands , second hand and the face and sometimes the crown in another form redirected to their primary function and ensure that the time is displayed . In an original way Each part is specially handmade by highly experienced craftsmen and artisans .