The Lab

  • Behind the Scenes with the Oktopus Frogman

    Posted on July 31, 2015 by Morten Linde

    The men of Frømandskorpset (the Frogman Corps) regularly risk their lives on international missions. How do we design a timepiece worthy of these men? And where did the partnership all begin? Looking back, the details of our first contact are maybe not so fascinating – I returned a missed phone … Read More

  • Oktopus Dives into New Waters

    Posted on July 20, 2015 by Linde Werdelin

    A closely-knit team of brothers climbs aboard their RHIB, a high-speed assault boat. On the horizon looms a captured vessel. Speed and precision are critical. Quickly, they approach its stern and hook onto it, ready to pounce. The roar of the larger ship’s engines has veiled the sound of their … Read More

  • The Reef: Diving into its Origins and The Idea

    Posted on May 22, 2015 by Morten Linde

    Have you ever stopped to wonder about those adverts for dive watches? As in stopped completely and really contemplated them. You know the type: the advert’s protagonist goes diving with just a mechanical watch and shows off its rotating bezel. It looks good, but ultimately it’s a misconception. When … Read More

  • Liberty Wreck

    Posted on June 5, 2014 by Jorn Werdelin

    How time flies. I returned to the heavenly Bali after a lapse of 4 years, yet the island’s beauty and magic stood still. I was particularly excited about one of the dives out at the … Read More

  • Diving vs Skiing

    Posted on July 4, 2012 by Jorn Werdelin

    The two activities are very complimentary and still quite opposite. One is best enjoyed in summer and in warm water and near the equator while the other is obviously best enjoyed when it is really cold and right at the other end from the sea – as high up … Read More

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