Design Challenge

Edge Watch Stretches Digital Time

August 13th, 2013
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Design submitted by Pawel from Germany.

Pawel says: “For some time I was working on the idea of a digital watch display that looks like analog, exploring the possibility of placing digital numbers in the edge of an analog face. In this design I demonstrate the solution of combining frame bars with hour markers.

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LED Watch with User Actuation To Reveal Time

August 12th, 2013
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: “This is “Actuator”, an evolution of my “Hybrid” design. The original Hybrid concept was popular when it featured on the blog in March 2012, but proved to be too costly to make and technically difficult due to the heavy metallic disc. This version uses a similar time telling method but gets around the technical issues. Read the rest of this entry »

Raptor MKII Watch Design With Spaceship Form

August 12th, 2013
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: “This is “Raptor MkII”. People who are familiar with the original “Raptor” design will remember the racing car and spaceship like hints in the form. This version carries on that theme but in a more conventional layout and using a more regular screen/display to show the time.

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Arc Watch Designed For Futurists

August 9th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: “I was sketching for a simple iconic image as a watch face and came up these two arcs. I like the simplicity and the futuristic style of their look.

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Lose Yourself with the Labyrinth LCD Watch

August 8th, 2013
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: “Lost in time… Find the path of the labyrinth and you found the time. Time is money. Low production cost. Powerful look. Favorable price. This is the Labyrinth watch. Read the rest of this entry »

An LCD Watch Designed to Hypnotize

August 8th, 2013
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: “Hypno is an LCD watch concept.

You can choose from three different animations. They are visible as long while the time button is pressed. Then will appear in the display with the current time. The upper two digits show the hours, and the bottom two are the minutes. After the initial difficulties have been very easy to read.” Read the rest of this entry »

9 Connected Dots Tell Time

August 7th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Peter from UK.

Peter says: The Kisai logo consists of 9 dots connected together with a few vertical and horizontal lines. This is a good basis for a simple LED array to create a digit . I decided to use four of these arrays to create “KisaiNine4x” (Nine meaning the number of dots per array and 4 x the number of arrays) “Strewth I can see the time from here!!”                                                                                                             Read the rest of this entry »

Grille Designed LED Watch

August 7th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Peter from UK.

Peter says: This is “Induction” an evolution of an earlier design of mine called “Vent”.  The basic premis with Vent was that the main part of the face of the watch featured a louvered grille that framed an LED array. The grille not only offered the display some shade from direct light but also dictated that the time be read from a specific angle. Read the rest of this entry »

Oval Time Display

August 6th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: I wanted use a new case shape, so I decided on an oval display.  I also wanted an LCD display with constant movement that catches the eye, so I made the seconds very prominent. Read the rest of this entry »

Escape to Different Watch Styles

August 5th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Andrew from UK.

Andrew says: Escape is removable wrist watch face or Escape Capsule that can be worn as Dog tag style pendant, attach to a Key ring on your house / car key as well as worn on the wrist. Furthermore other interchangeable wrist watch straps / bracelets would be available to purchase separately giving the owner the option of changing the look of the watch without having to buy an entire new watch. Read the rest of this entry »

Emotion Watch Tests Love and Tells Time

August 2nd, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Patrick from France.

Patrick says: Long ago I had this idea in mind and when I saw the “Intoxicated LCD Watch,” I said! “With Tokyoflash, anything is possible”. Read the rest of this entry »

Aquatica – Portholes Show Time

August 1st, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Lloyd from Australia.

Lloyd says: I love visiting aquariums and watching the fish and other aquatic creatures glide almost effortlessly around. I find it a great way to chill out. “Aquatica” is my attempt to recreate this experience in an LCD watch. Read the rest of this entry »

A Customizable OLED Screen Watch Design

July 31st, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Andrew from the Netherlands.

Andrew says: Because I have always been fascinated with watches, I decided to try my hand at designing one myself. I really wanted to create something unique, that hasn’t already been done like a million times before. That’s when I came up with Eclipse.  You can watch a small motion graphic about it here: https://vimeo.com/70057038 Read the rest of this entry »

HM Letters Tell Time

July 30th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Andy from Ukraine.

Andy says: I decided to design a classic analog watch including some unique features, new arrows style is used in it.  I tried to join classic and untraditional designs. Read the rest of this entry »

Fragments – Stacked Discs Tells Time

July 29th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: I was looking at animations of some ultra high-end watches and inspiration struck to make something with a similar feel, but less complicated and more affordable. I wanted to use a standard analog movement, but that soon proved impossible. Hopefully the visual impact of the display exceeds the increased complexity. Read the rest of this entry »