Design Challenge

Conduit LED Watch Design With Fly By Lights

March 24th, 2011
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Design submitted by Alberto from Puerto Rico.

Alberto says, this is a re-imagining of a previous design I submitted. Inspired by the imagery of the glowing circuitry found in many movies, video games and other popular sci-fi media. The main reason I decided to submit this watch design was because the original had a blank space in the center. This has been redesigned. The other reason was so it can be fully appreciated in a 3D rendering, thanks to the help of my two friends “Samuel Jerichow and Sheffer Laszlo”. I am extremely grateful for their assistance. Read the rest of this entry »

SLL Hybrid LCD Watch Design

March 23rd, 2011
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: “This watch design has a hybrid structured LCD display with an electroluminescent back light. “SLL Hybrid” continuously displays the time and the back light is activated by touching the button on the side. Read the rest of this entry »

Moiré-effect Moving Analog Watch Design

March 22nd, 2011
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Design submitted by Kecskemeti from Hungary.

Kecskemeti says: “I wanted to modify a conventional watch to be more exciting to look at and to have a bit more movement than a regular watch, while using the same amount of energy as used by normal watches. You can check out the structural setup on the construction images below. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheshire Cat Pocket Watch Design

March 18th, 2011
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Design submitted by Cory from the USA.

Cory says: “I’m a big fan of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and my favorite character was always the Cheshire Cat. I don’t much care for most of the depictions of the cat in popular culture, so I thought I would make my own. Most depictions of the cat are either too playful, or too sinister. I aimed to create a work of art that depicted the cat as mischievous, playful, and a tad sinister; one that is also a timepiece. Read the rest of this entry »

Quarter Time LED Watch Design

March 18th, 2011
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Design submitted by Den from Russia.

Den says: “I think in real life we always use sentences like “half past…” or “quarter to…”, so it is possible to make watch without minutes details. Just with quarters.” Read the rest of this entry »

Ronu – Classic Watch and Futuristic Clock Combine

March 17th, 2011
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Design submitted by Ignacio from Spain.

Ignacio says: “Some months ago, I was watching my clock and I asked myself: “Why must the hands rotate? Why not the numbers?”  This inspired me to come up with this watch design. It took me several months to make the final concept because it has been difficult to find the best design. Read the rest of this entry »

Lumin – Analog Watch Design With Shining Light

March 16th, 2011
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: ”Lumin is an analog watch design with an electroluminescent black light.  The current time is indicated by a light shining through the slits of the two etched parts.” The time is displayed simply in an analog manner but with a sweeping effect. The front of the inner line indicates the hour, the front of the outer line indicates the minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

A Stylish & Simple LCD Watch Design

March 15th, 2011
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Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: “I wanted to come up with a simple and uncluttered watch design using an LCD screen. The overall design is intended to reflect the relative simplicity of the liquid crystal technology. My aim was to display the time in a similarly simple manner, not far removed from a traditional analog watch. Read the rest of this entry »

Zero Visibility Smart Glass Watch Design

March 15th, 2011
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Design submitted by Jordan from Canada.

Jordan says: “I was looking at past designs, and I liked the look of the Shinshoku band, so I designed my own look-alike. The actual watch face is covered in a sheet of ‘Smart Glass’. This glass can change from fully opaque, to transparent in a matter of milliseconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Lightning Strikes Watch Design

March 14th, 2011
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Design submitted by Scott from the UK.

Scott says: “With this watch design I wanted to think of a word that has a very visual response when mentioned, and see if i could come up with a design that reflected this. That word was ‘lightning’. Read the rest of this entry »

Plaq – A Wooden Watch Design

March 14th, 2011
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Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: “Due to a comment on one of my earliest submissions where the poster had mistaken a leather armband for wood, i’ve been toying with the idea of a wooden watch design. Partly for the novelty value but also because I love wood as a material. This; plaq, is the result. Read the rest of this entry »

All Around The Wrist Analog Watch Design

March 11th, 2011
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Design submitted by Jonny from the UK.

Jonny says: “I was fed up seeing really awesome concept watches that I could not buy. It struck me that by law a watch must be a face and a strap. We are unable to buy the watch with a display all the way round your wrist designed by Peugeot or what ever. I wanted a concept that was realistic. Also… every time I look at my watch the face has disappeared to the underside of my wrist. Therefore I designed what looks like a heavy and expensive yet totally kickin’ rad solution. Read the rest of this entry »

The Legend of The Bleeding Blade – A Watch Design

March 10th, 2011
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Design submitted by Firdaus from Malaysia.

Firdaus says: “During the Sengoku period, there was a haunted sword that sucks blood of the victim. After the master of the sword passed away, the sword was destined to fall into the hand of a mad scientist who later modified the sword to be a “bleeding blade” watch. Read the rest of this entry »

Resistance Pyramid Concept Watch Design

March 10th, 2011
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Design submitted by Jordan from Canada.

Jordan says: “I was just messing with triangles one day and found that 12 hours and 60 / 5 minutes fit perfectly into a pyramid type idea. It’s designed to be very minimalistic, containing no buttons. The time is read from the segments around the edge – large segments are one hour apiece, the smaller segments are five minutes each, and the triangles on the inside are one minute each. Read the rest of this entry »

Bass Kick LED Watch Design

March 9th, 2011
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Design submitted by Cory from the USA.

Cory says: “When browsing home theaters, I got to looking at the shape of a speaker and was inspired to make a watch design. I also wanted the LEDs on this design to look like a sound wave emanating from the center and displaying the time. Read the rest of this entry »