Design Challenge

Drain LED Lines Watch Design

October 20th, 2011
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Design submitted by John from Canada.

The idea for this watch design popped into John’s head after seeing a drain covering. Read the rest of this entry »

Undercover – LED Digits in Disguise

October 19th, 2011
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Design submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: “I’ve been playing with the idea of splitting digits lengthwise to make them cryptic but readable.  It appears to be a code, but they are just digits in disguise!”. Read the rest of this entry »

Tyre Concept LED Watch Design

October 18th, 2011
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Design submitted by Peter from UK.

Peter says: “I am a bit of a petrol head and wanted to do a car related watch.  I figured that a tyre rather lent itself to a watch strap so I went from there.  The tread in the tyre resembled a basic digital display and here we are”. Read the rest of this entry »

No-Sun Dial Watch Design

October 17th, 2011
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Design submitted by Peter from UK.

The idea for this watch design was based on traditional sundials and the lack of sun in the UK.   Peter thought that it would be novel to replace the light source but use the traditional method of telling the time using shadows. Read the rest of this entry »

Bio-Metric LED Watch Design

October 14th, 2011
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Design submitted by Peter from UK.

The inspiration for this watch design came from bio-metric security scanners. Read the rest of this entry »

Augmented Reality E-Paper Concept Watch Design

October 13th, 2011
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A new concept from the Tokyoflash Design Studio.

An original concept watch design that uses an e-paper display to present the time. The overall appearance of the watch is pure and simple. The white block in the centre of the screen display the time in binary (hours 1, 2, 4, 8 on the top row and minutes 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32 on the bottom two rows). Combinations of these numbers indicate the time. For example, if the 8 hour light was out and the 1 and 2 minute lights were out, the time would be 8:03. Read the rest of this entry »

Easy Binary – Digital Binary LED Watch Design

October 12th, 2011
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

An easy to read binary watch in digits with time and date functions. Read the rest of this entry »

UFO Saucer Digital LCD Watch Design

October 11th, 2011
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Design submitted by Peter from UK.

This watch design is a combination of Sci-Fi and retro design.  The classic flying saucer shape seemed to lend itself to a watch. Read the rest of this entry »

Cypher – Rotating Quarters Watch Design

October 10th, 2011
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

There are three rotating 3/4 circles in this watch design.  The clockwise end of the 1/4 circle gaps mark the time in analog format. Read the rest of this entry »

Positive Negative LCD Watch Design

October 7th, 2011
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A new concept from the Tokyoflash Design Studio.

This artistic concept watch design has an LCD display showing a combination of positive and negative shapes that combine to show time time digitally. At first glance, the display might appear to be an arrangement of cryptic shapes but when your eyes adjust you can see the time at a glance. Read the rest of this entry »

Digital Time Holes LED Watch Design

October 6th, 2011
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

This simple LED watch design may look cryptic at first until you look at it from a different perspective.  But rather than move the watch to find the correct perspective, you move an element of the watch. Read the rest of this entry »

1245 LED Watch Design

October 5th, 2011
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

This watch design uses only the numbers 1, 2, 4, and 5 to display the time and date in three columns. Read the rest of this entry »

Time in 3D Pins Watch Design

October 4th, 2011
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Design submitted by Peter from UK.

The idea for this watch design was inspired by the executive pin art toy where metal pins make a 3D representation of any object pushed into them. Read the rest of this entry »

Striped LED Watch Design

October 3rd, 2011
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Inspired by the Kisai Denshoku watch, this watch design has LEDs lined vertically to tell time in three phases. Read the rest of this entry »

Dot-To-Dot E-Paper Concept Watch Design

September 30th, 2011
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Collaboration design submitted by Peter from England and Sam from Germany.

“The idea for this watch design concept comes from dot to dot drawing. These “coded” images have their own artistic appeal and make an interesting display for a watch. Read the rest of this entry »