Design Challenge

A Colored LCD Watch Design With Hidden Numbers

August 31st, 2011
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A new concept from the Tokyoflash Design Studio.

Introducing a fun concept watch design with an original display that should appeal to anyone with an inquisitive mind. The square-shaped colored LCD screen is made up of a a number of mysterious markings. Four squares move around the screen and appear around the outside of the markings to reveal complete digital numbers which represent the time. It’s easy once you get it! Read the rest of this entry »

Horizon – Cryptic Digital LCD Watch Design

August 30th, 2011
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Design submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: “I like the idea of digital watches that are not obvious at first glance, yet can easily be read. This is a digital watch with an “always on” display and is unisex. The digits are formed by horizontal line segments only, in such a way that the digits are more easily read from far, rather than close up. Read the rest of this entry »

Half-circled Time Watch Design

August 29th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

This watch design is a simple analog watch with three superimposed half-circles as watch hands to create an unusual display. Read the rest of this entry »

Illusory Watch Design

August 26th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Cory from the USA.

Cory says: “Optical illusions are interesting because they manipulate our imperfect perceptions.  While browsing through several optical illusion sites, I ran across Pinna’s Intertwining Illusion.  Discovered by Baingio Pinna of the University of Sassari in Italy, the circles appear to spiral and intersect, but are in fact an orderly set of concentric circles”. Read the rest of this entry »

Time in Kanji LED Watch Design

August 25th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Travis from Canada.

Travis wanted to create a watch that is not only practical for learning Japanese, but also incredibly stylish with style based on the modern city of Tokyo. Read the rest of this entry »

Beam Projector Watch Design

August 24th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Mike from the UK.

To save space, Mike came up with the idea of ‘projecting’ time on the wearer’s wrist.  Mike did a test with a piece of card and it seems to work really well. Read the rest of this entry »

Tree Rings of Time Watch Design

August 23rd, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

The idea for this watch design was inspired by the rings of a tree which tell how old the tree was when it was cut down.  This watch uses rings to count the time in a similar way. Read the rest of this entry »

Time in Notes Watch Design

August 22nd, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

A watch concept with e-paper display showing time in musical notes. Time is indicated by notes and sounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Binary Shinshoku LED Watch Design

August 19th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

This watch design is a continuous-band watch like Tokyoflash Fire or Shinshoku, but the pattern of the holes/LEDs is essentially a binary tree.   This makes it easier to read the minutes by comparing to the obvious locations of minutes 2, 4, 8, 16, and 32. Read the rest of this entry »

Razor Phone Inspired LED Watch Design

August 18th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Gordon from the USA.

This watch design was inspired by the old Motorola Razor phone which at the time was thin sleek and very industrial looking. Read the rest of this entry »

F1 Steering Wheel Concept LCD LED Watch Design

August 17th, 2011
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: “I wanted to come up with a car related wrist watch design. An F1 steering wheel seemed to lend itself as it not only has various displays and buttons but the wheel itself gives a means to attach a strap. Read the rest of this entry »

Three Toned LED Watch Design

August 16th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Calvin from the UK.

Calvin wanted to make a watch that use words alongside Tokyoflash style of futuristic time telling. Read the rest of this entry »

Triangular Time Watch Concept

August 15th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Sauvage from France.

Sauvage bought the Kisai Rogue SR2 and thought of an LCD triangular concept that technically works much the same way. Read the rest of this entry »

Art in a Watch

August 12th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Firdaus from Malaysia.

Dimension art, geometry, and angles are what inspired Firdaus’s new watch concept.   The design also has a little artistic element of kites and octopus. Read the rest of this entry »

Easy To Read E-Ink Watch Design in Anodised Aluminium

August 11th, 2011
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(English) Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

A clever watch design from Laszlo here which uses e-ink technology to display the time and date. This watch design is very simple to read as you can see from the images below. The time is shown digitally using shapes that are very close to real numbers. It would certainly be easy to get the hang of quite quickly. Read the rest of this entry »