Archive for the ‘Design Submissions’ Category

Pins watch employs tactile display.

January 31st, 2012
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Design submitted by Gordon from the USA.

Gordon says: I came upon this idea when contemplating one of those pin plates that are fun to put your face in.

Time is read digitally, but the display is produced by a matrix of individually controlled pins. This watch will not only have touch screen controls, it will also react as a fluid with ripples made when touched.I see the screen behaving as a low res mechanical display with limitless graphics opportunities.I apologise for showing only a couple but I hope I have made my point. Read the rest of this entry »

Wordcloud watch uses creative typography.

January 30th, 2012
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Design submitted by Cory from the USA.

Cory says: Wordclouds are a new phenomenon that has shown up in internet culture. It seems that a watch using E-ink that displays a wordcloud of the current time or date in interesting fonts would be a cool thing to have on your wrist. From this idea Clouds emerged. Read the rest of this entry »

Digital Density watch reveals stylish, abstract numbers

January 26th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Say says: I was sketching for a stylish way to transform the classic 7-segment numbers. One day I thought about how these numbers would look, if seen through a perforated metal plate. Its holes would have a different visual density depending on how much lines meet underneath.
This is where the idea for Digital Density was born.

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Sphere watch rotates the time in 3D

January 24th, 2012
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: Traditional wrist watches tend to tell the time in a very 2D format, I am fascinated by the idea of using 3D to tell the time. I decided to use a sphere as it is about as 3D as it gets, also a sphere is omni-directional which lends it self to telling the time using more than one axis. Read the rest of this entry »

Four Squares Watch Inspired By The Watch Museum

January 23rd, 2012
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Design submitted by Ignacio from Spain.

Ignacio says: “The inspiration for this watch design came from my previous submission, 4Cross. It’s practically the same idea, but much more simple and with another aspect. I searched for some inspiration in the Tokyoflash Watch Museum, the Tibida and Pimp Pusher watches inspiring me the most. Read the rest of this entry »

REFLEXION watch mirrors numbers into symbols

January 20th, 2012
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Design submitted by Yoann from France.

Yoann says : i was watching a series on tv and i noticed that strange ancient symbols are often used in some movies, video games and other sci-fi stories and i told myself “why don’t make a watch concept with this ?”

So i tried something on my photo edit software and i found simply by superimposing two inverted number it make a cool alien/ancient looking symbol.

You will need REFLEXION for read this watch ! Read the rest of this entry »

V-BL47 LED watch crash-lands, walks among us!

January 19th, 2012
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Design submitted by Hea’thër from Bluton & Sam from Germany.

Hea’thër & Sam say:  In 1947, a Blutonian vessel crash-landed on Earth, and in searching through the debris, scientists were fascinated to learn that objects that came from the planet Bluton glow purple when exposed to Earth’s atmosphere. In view of the fact that the vessel’s crew was never recovered, many believe that there are Blutonian natives living among us today, hiding in plain sight. You may even be able to recognize them by their sense of style – all have an affinity for objects that remind them of their home planet, objects that glow. Read the rest of this entry »

Triple Yin Yang watch contemplates the time.

January 18th, 2012
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Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: I came up with this latest Idea of transforming a Triple Yin Yang symbol in to a watch face.

Each section of the Triple Yin Yang is used to Display a separate section or amount of time that has elapsed within a 12 hour period. Read the rest of this entry »

TI:ME watch tells, erm, the time?

January 17th, 2012
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Design submitted by Albert from the USA.

Albert says: I wanted to design a watch that would tell a visual joke, or at the very least, be amusing to the reader.  Working from there, I decided to use the word “TIME” to tell the time. Read the rest of this entry »

FOUR : A Futuristic LED Watch Design

January 16th, 2012
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Design submitted by Firdaus from Malaysia.

Firdaus says : I was influenced by many Japanese Tokusatsu and most of them featured henshin gadget that are very futuristic and stylish. Inspired by the shape of digit “4″ and Japanese “つ” (tsu), I came up with this watch design. Read the rest of this entry »

Trax MkII watch rolls into the combat zone.

January 13th, 2012
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: I wanted to come up with a watch design based on driven belts. The first thought that popped into my head when thinking about belts was caterpillar tracks and what caterpillar tracks are usually attached too. So I decided to use tanks as an inspiration for this watch concept. Read the rest of this entry »

Pixely e-paper watch : The time in low-res

January 12th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: The idea for a pixely display came while working on another watch. I like pixels so I developed a display, that shows time and date with low resolution numbers. Read the rest of this entry »

Asymmetry Analog watch hits the interstellar space lanes.

January 11th, 2012
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Design submitted by Cory from the USA.

Cory says: Hull plating on fictional space stations always has such interesting patterns. I thought it would be fun to do an analog watch with an asymmetrical pattern that resembles hull plating. Read the rest of this entry »

Renesis watch sets gears in motion.

January 9th, 2012
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Design submitted by Cesar from Spain.

Cesar says: I own a Mazda RX8 which is famed for its Renesis Rotary engine. Inspired by the rotor and its eccentric movement I designed this watch. Read the rest of this entry »

Lunar watch perfect for citizens of Moon Base Alpha.

January 5th, 2012
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Design Submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: My favorite type of display for a watch is a digital, read-at-a-glance, “always on” display that appears cryptic to the outsider.  I started with a rectangular four-quadrant format for the digits.  By cutting out circular pieces I found that I could create some recognizable yet abstract looking digits. Read the rest of this entry »