Roger Dubuis founded his own atelier in 1980 after 14 years of developing complications for Patek Philippe & Co. He took commissions to design new complications for major brands for several years. Carlos Dias, a designer for Franck Muller, joined Dubuis to launch the brand. Roger Dubuis is known as an avant-garde brand with daring concepts, bold sizes, and over-complicated watches. All Roger Dubuis movements are nonetheless decorated and tested to bear the Geneva Seal, holding to a high quality of workmanship.