An LED Watch Design For Steampunk Hypnotists

Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

Another inspiring concept from Logan here. It’s so simple, when we first saw it, we weren’t sure if it had enough elements to display the time – it appears to be one long spiral. But read on!

Logan says that this concept “Considers simple shapes that are not used in watches, the occurrence of spirals in nature, and the echo of a traditional watch’s spring. The time is shown in three stages: 12 segments to count hours 1-12 as the continuous growing spiral. It’s easy to read by noting position of spiral’s tail. So the animation shows hours first, then groups of tens of minutes, then single minutes. Zero is displayed by illuminating only the outermost piece.  Mode selection controls the animation and other hypnotic effects.”

“People are inspired by the mathematical wonders of natural objects. If this concept was made into a stopwatch, it could appeal to steampunk hypnotists! A simple concept that balances readability with beauty, in a compact package. A natural for animated effects. The spiral shape is uncommon.”

We are impressed by the unusual theme and color scheme and we are in agreement that it’s a great balance between readability and beauty. It would make a great talking point. Be careful not to swing it when showing it to people though – you may hypnotise them!

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An LED Watch Design For Steampunk Hypnotists, 2.7 out of 5 based on 41 ratings

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6 Responses to “An LED Watch Design For Steampunk Hypnotists”

  1. avatar honda says:

    見た目は面白いんだけど、なんか、時間読むまでに目が回ってしまいそう。。。

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  2. avatar Tokyo Pimp says:

    I can’t understand how to tell the time on this one. I see the first one has 3 segments but the next one has 7, but says 5. Also how do you keep track as you spiral in 4-5 layers? hmmm.

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  3. avatar logan says:

    Yes, the design is so simple that I made a typo in the illustration. The text for the second figure should read 7, not 5!

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  4. avatar said says:

    ho. It s actually reminds me of my old electric stove element! ;)
    Interesting logan!

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  5. avatar Ikebukuro_11 says:

    haha! this will surely make my eyes go around in circles. interesting!!!

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  6. avatar GabrielBB says:

    yes, it looks like it can burns your fingers when you touch the display.

    Very good ideea.

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