A Lange & Sohne

Starry Skies: How Aventurine Dials are Reshaping the Blue Dial

Starry Skies: How Aventurine Dials are Reshaping the Blue Dial

Also known as goldstone, aventurine has had a resurgence as a dial material in the watch industry over the last two decades. Its unique c...

WatchBox Rewound: Manually-Wound Video Round-Up

WatchBox Rewound: Manually-Wound Video Round-Up

The Mona Lisa: meticulously created by an expert artisan, eliciting awe from those who have the pleasure to witness its beauty. Imagine a...

Bicompax – the Panda, Zorro, and co.

Bicompax – the Panda, Zorro, and co.

Do good things always come in threes? Not always. For the majority of chronographs, counting minutes and seconds is enough. In which case...

For The Ritualist: Manually Wound Watches

For The Ritualist: Manually Wound Watches

Open your eyes. Turn off your alarm. Sit up in bed. Grab your watch from the nightstand. Wind it. If there is a purer daily ritual for th...

Swiss National Day – a Chance to Honor Watchmakers from Everywhere Else…

Swiss National Day – a Chance to Honor Watchmakers from Everywhere Els...

To celebrate August 1, Swiss National Day, WatchBox has decided to take a decidedly different tack this year, looking at how watchmakers ...

WatchBox Rewound: Unique Displays of Time Video Round-Up

WatchBox Rewound: Unique Displays of Time Video Round-Up

Watches are the Rube Goldberg machines of timekeeping. Energy starts in the mainspring, rushes to the escapement, teeters back-and-forth ...

An In-Depth Look at the Lange 1 Time Zone “25th Anniversary”

An In-Depth Look at the Lange 1 Time Zone “25th Anniversary”

When A. Lange & Söhne was re-born in 1990, the legendary co-founder of the brand Günter Blümlein had one ...

The Secret of the Most Readable Dials

The Secret of the Most Readable Dials

Approaches to making dials more readable are many and varied; they can be mechanical, technical, optical, or aesthetic. Here’s an overvie...

The Case for Smaller Cases

The Case for Smaller Cases

With some exception, it’s safe to say that the days of “oversized” cases dominating the watch industry are long behind us. There will alw...

An In-Depth Look at the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph “Darth”

An In-Depth Look at the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph “Darth”

Take a look at Rembrandt’s portraits. What do you see? A rich use of brown, black colors as the background, where the subject emerges fro...

The Future of “Luxury Sport”

The Future of “Luxury Sport”

The luxury sports watch category is an interesting one, especially in recent years. It’s by no means new, but it’s absolutely something t...

Functions + Techniques: The Deadbeat Seconds Display

Functions + Techniques: The Deadbeat Seconds Display

On the obnoxiously long list of watch complications out there, few are as obscure and underappreciated as the deadbeat seconds. I myself ...

Stealth Wealth: The Wonderful World of Platinum Watches

Stealth Wealth: The Wonderful World of Platinum Watches

As cultural norms and economies shift, wearing ostentatious timepieces in varying warm hues of gold or clad in diamonds can and will fall...

Seamless: Integrated Bracelet Watches

Seamless: Integrated Bracelet Watches

Call it like it is, watches with integrated bracelets are continuing to have their moment in the spotlight over the last few years, prima...

Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde: The Pendulum Swing of A. Lange & Söhne Watch Design

Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde: The Pendulum Swing of A. Lange & Söhne W...

A. Lange & Söhne is by no means the only brand whose portfolio of watch collections is an expression of diversity, however when refle...