The Lab

  • Skiing’s Next Big Secret?

    Posted on April 17, 2012 by jeroen

    The New York Times ran a piece last winter spilling the beans about the mystical locations for unspoilt out-of-the-world skiing being tracked down by powder seekers over the years.  These hidden gems are not to be spoken of by their location name, but simply called Valley X, Y, … Read More

  • Show Time at BaselWorld 2012

    Posted on March 16, 2012 by jeroen

    Today’s post marks the 3rd anniversary of The Lab. It is incredible to think back when we started the idea of sharing our thoughts and experience behind the scenes back in 2008/9, we knew we wanted to make our first post ever with a pre-Basel story. Fast forward to … Read More

  • The Black Orange

    Posted on February 21, 2012 by jeroen

    Recently, a customer who had originally booked a SpidoLite II had to face a happy struggle when he viewed it alongside the SpidoSpeed Black Orange. Titanium with blued hands? Or black DLC with orange logo and subdials? At this point, we shared our motto: if you have it in you, … Read More

  • 'Anthracite' is the New Black

    Posted on January 26, 2012 by jeroen

    We have a long-running history of experimenting with colours in our own DLC (Diamond-Like-Carbon) coating treatment which offers superior scratch resistance for LW timepieces, as we previously shared here. The results were the introduction of the Hard Black, Hard Green, and Hard Grey in our Hard DLC series, deemed … Read More

  • The Adventures Continue

    Posted on January 12, 2012 by jeroen

    In my book, it was an ultimate good sign of exciting adventures ahead when the snow finally hit the Alps in late December.  It dumped heaps for days to last for weeks…reminded me of 1999, when there were so much snow a massive avalanche caused casualties and wiped … Read More

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