(English) Design submitted by Dietrich from Australia.
Dietrich says: I couldn’t decide if I wanted to design an analog or digital watch. Then it came to me…
News article: “This poor watch has a problem: it doesn’t know if it’s analog or digital. It wants to be both, but it can’t be 100% one or the other. It has a split personality, and jumps over massive hurdles to get by with its personality problem. It ends up being exactly half analog and digital – and needs major psychotherapy to rectify the tension created by its dual personality. Fortunately for the user, TELLING the time is easy!”
I wanted to capture something of the shape of a cuckoo clock. Everything about the watch is a balance between analog and digital elements. I didn’t want either watch-type to dominate over the other. It is truly a split personality!
Time and Date:
Large Digits (LCD) = Hours/ Month
Physical Hand = Minutes
Small Digits (LCD) or Partial Analog Hand (LCD) = Seconds/ Day
This is a humorous piece, yet at the same time sophisticated looking. It has elements that appeal to techie people and those who like style and sophistication. You will be noticed wearing this watch!
The design is not merely square or circular. The shape is striking, and the hemispherical ornaments are beautiful. It is also colourful, and because the digits are always moving to different locations, it would certainly grab attention. The watch band also gives voice to the personality conflict!