Design Challenge

Domino Dots Display The Time

April 18th, 2012
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Design submitted by Andy from the Ukraine.

I decided to realise a domino-watch using boxes and points. Three boxes at the top of the watch first means the first digit of the hour and six boxes at the bottom of the display means first digit of the minutes. The Domino dots at the top of the display indicates the second digit of the hour and domino dots at the bottom of the display indicates the second digit of the minutes. (see examples on how to tell the time in scheme picture). Read the rest of this entry »

A Watch Design That Eclipses Time

April 17th, 2012
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Design submitted by Timur from Kyrgyzstan.

Timur says: “Creations of hours in style of a solar eclipse has been developed by me owing to the rare and beautiful natural phenomenon as an eclipse. This natural the phenomena always caused in me feeling of delight and surprise. Read the rest of this entry »

Symmetry Watch Inverts Time

April 16th, 2012
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Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

Logan says: “Imagine drawing a line from 12 o’clock to 6 o’clock, diving the clock face in two.  The Symmetry watch answers the question, “How you can you tell time using only half of the clock face?” Read the rest of this entry »

Cube Watch Design Builds A Cube As Time Passes

April 13th, 2012
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

An “always on” LCD watch design with color changeable LED backlighting. The upper left 6 segments indicate 5×2 hours and +1 hour. The 6 segments in the left botton indicates 5×10 minutes and 5 minutes. The 4 segments in the right side of the screen is 4×1 minute. Minimal calculating of the time. Read the rest of this entry »

Time Splitter Watch Design Cuts Time In Two

April 12th, 2012
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Design submitted by Lloyd from Australia.

Lloyd says: “This watch design is called “Time Splitter” and was inspired by a puzzle I created about 8 years ago. The display may look a bit weird at first, but is actually very easy to read once you know the trick behind it. Read the rest of this entry »

Junction Watch Maps Digital Time

April 11th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

This watch concept is inspired by the interlocking fluent mandala-like shapes of motorway junctions. The time is told by four digital numbers which are like four motorways that meet in the display section. Each motorway comes from outside, goes through one or more curves, forming a number and then leaves the display again. Read the rest of this entry »

N-Gon Watch Shows The Time Between Polygons

April 10th, 2012
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Heather says:

“I wanted to make an LCD design that would include seconds, as that is a desirable feature that few currently available watches have. I was also inspired by Sam’s Online watch concept, which uses just the outlines of digits on both sides.  I extended the concept by letting the digits be read in the negative space, between changing n-sided polygons (n-gons). Read the rest of this entry »

A Digital Watch Design with Customised Seconds

April 9th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sung Yong from Korea.

Sung says: “I wanted to make a sketchbook in a watch, so I want to put graphic design, character and brand logo on it. This watch is very cute and simple. It is easy to collaborate with other brands, character, graphic designer. I think this model can change in various ways.” Read the rest of this entry »

Scroll Watch Design Takes You Back and Forward in Time

April 6th, 2012
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: “This is “Scroll” and as the name suggests this design was inspired by the form of ye olde worlde rolled up parchment. The basic form consists of two round dials with scroll like discs for hands.

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Kamon Watch Design Inspired By Japanese Emblems

April 5th, 2012
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

This watch design has an always on touchscreen LCD display and features time and date, plus alarm mode. The time is indicated by three column (hours, minutes and seconds). Easy to read, just count the sticks!

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Bracelet Watch with Blocks of Time

April 4th, 2012
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Design submitted by Jeffrey from the Netherlands.

Jeffrey says: “I bought my girlfriend a square watch, and on my desk was a Wacom tablet with lights which you can only see when they come on… and an idea popped into my head! It was not perfect at first but it all came together in the end.

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A Watch Design Where the Time is Watching You

April 3rd, 2012
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Design submitted by Andy from the Ukraine.

Andy says: “I decided to design a watch based on “eyes” and I made an wrist watch design in the shape of designer toy! One eye used for hours and one eye is used for minutes.

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Find the Time within the LCD Bubbles

April 2nd, 2012
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Design submitted by Lloyd from Australia.

Lloyd says: “In this concept watch design called “Bubbles” the digits are hidden in groups of bubbles. Each of the watch’s 4 oval windows contains 8 identical overlapping transparent bubbles.  Read the rest of this entry »

MASK LCD & lEET watches for the discerning hacker.

March 30th, 2012
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Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: This submission actually consists of two display concepts with a common hardware design. The ideas were so similar in layout it struck me as unnecessary to come up with two separate cases, which would probably have been very similar anyway. The displays are both HD LCD or LED. Read the rest of this entry »

Quark LED cufflinks!

March 29th, 2012
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Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

Logan says: The inspiration is “Tokyoflash formal wear.”  The result is LED watch cufflinks.  Let’s call them Quarks.  Like the particles, they are small and come in pairs.  I present the Up and Down Quarks.

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