The Lab

  • Opulence vs Luxury

    Posted on September 2, 2011 by Linde Werdelin

    by Dario Fernandez de Villavicencio In difficult times many resort to punishing luxury by purposely mistaking it for opulence. Both, if not understood properly are easily put together and therefore shunned. Opulence is decadent, unjustified, insulting, and distasteful… while luxury is exclusive, unique, private and rewarding. To mistake luxury with … Read More

  • Going Contemporary

    Posted on October 12, 2010 by Linde Werdelin

    by Miguel Seabra Through my lifelong passion, I have noticed that in the last decade, the look of a high-end watch has changed dramatically. To be more exact, in the past five years or so, the proliferation of new brands and the profusion of new designers – combined with a … Read More

  • Oktopus Moonphase by Ian Skellern

    Posted on September 13, 2010 by Linde Werdelin

    Geneva-based Danish watchmaker Svend Andersen has had an incredible horological career that includes co-founding the AHCI – Academie Horlogere Des Createurs Independants (which celebrated its 25th anniversary this year); creating the world’s smallest calendar watch; creating the world’s first perpetual secular calendar; and he is widely known for his over-sized … Read More

  • A View From My Wrist

    Posted on September 2, 2010 by Linde Werdelin

    ”Hello. My name is Kristian Haagen. I am a Linde Werdelin owner”. I imagine this is the future scenario for Linde Werdelin owners. Meeting in smelly school gyms, drinking horrid coffee and acting as if this was yet another AA meeting. But why comparing the ownership of Linde Werdelin watches … Read More