Heather says: I thought about how when drawing round objects to make them look 3D, it often helps to include a reflection on the curved surface. Inspired by this idea, and the technology used for Kisai Rogue, I developed this pendant watch for ladies, called Droplet. On a long chain, it’s easy for the wearer to turn it around to see the time, yet still have a neat looking fashion accessory. Other people probably won’t even realize it’s telling the time. :)
Pawel says: My objective was to come up with a futuristic display design, that comprises a universal concept that is mysterious yet understood by many and has an underlying deep meaning. Some inspiration for the display design came from the inside-out concept in Sam’s NEON IO watch.
Sam says: I spent some time with Origami and I like the idea of creating so many different things with one sheet of paper. I took a square one and folded me some abstract numbers. I also like mirror LCD and used this to express these numbers for my watch concept.
Kisai Maru is the eighth fan-submitted concept to become reality from the Tokyoflash Design Studio Blog. The idea for Kisai Maru’s display was submitted in March 2011 by a reader of the blog and fan of Tokyoflash, Samuel Jerichow from Germany.