The Lab

  • Unlocking the Mystery of the R

    Posted on May 13, 2014 by Morten Linde

    R – one little letter with one big meaning. Not only does it bring to mind our skiing and diving instruments, the Rock and the Reef, it also stands for ‘Recharge’, the 4 hours required to fully power up the instruments. The R-charge indicator was our … Read More

  • The Beauty of ALW

    Posted on April 24, 2014 by Morten Linde

    It may look unassuming, but this is an unseen beauty of one of our timepieces: an inner case made of a super material called ALW, a metal alloy developed for the aerospace industry and is exclusive to LW for use in timepieces. ALW is half the weight of … Read More

  • Mechanical Beauty

    Posted on March 7, 2014 by Morten Linde

    On my countless trips around Switzerland to meet artisan watchmakers and craftsmen, I have seen machines that do things you would not believe. I find this one fascinating. This mechanical beauty removes 0.005mm from the surface of this minute metal pin that goes into a ruby in the … Read More

  • The Art of Moon Tattoo

    Posted on December 20, 2013 by Morten Linde

    The full moon was in the sky just a few days ago. Not that I could have missed it having the Oktopus Moon Tattoo on my wrist. Our friend Kristian (see: The One and Only) called in for an … Read More