The Lab

  • Three New Additions to the Oktopus Family

    Posted on February 26, 2015 by Morten Linde

    At the end of 2014 and beginning of 2015 you would have seen us launching three new additions to the Oktopus family: the BluMoon, Moon Carbon and … Read More

  • 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 that 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

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