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Kisai RPM – Concept To Reality

November 26th, 2010
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(English) Kisai RPM is the first concept to become reality from the Tokyoflash Design Studio Blog. The conceptual idea for RPM was submitted in February 2010 by a reader of the blog, James Fursedon.

It was rendered by Tokyoflash and was voted as one of the most popular designs by fans on the blog. Kisai RPM is now available to buy here.

If you have a unique idea for an original watch design, submit it here and there’s a chance that your idea will become reality too. Read the rest of this entry »

Time in a Box Watch Concept

November 26th, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

A three dimensional empty box with stripes that tell the time.  Twelve LED stripes show the hours, eleven LED stripes show 5-5 minutes, and four LED stripes show 1-1 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

Interlaced LED Watch Design

November 26th, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

Inspired by subpixels, this watch design divides a segmented digit into red, green, and blue horizontal stripes, and uses the different colors to show hours (red), tens of minutes (green), and single minutes (blue).  In this way, the entire time is shown in the space of one digit. Read the rest of this entry »

Segments in E-ink Watch

November 25th, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam came up with the idea of a 12-5-9 watch with all the time telling LEDs placed on one single circle.  If it is 1:00 there is only one light that fills the whole circle.  If it is 1:23, there are six lights (one for the hours, 2 for the minutes x10, and three for the minutes x1). Read the rest of this entry »

Linear LED Watch Design

November 25th, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

This watch design is made up of intersecting lines all the way from the watch face to the straps.  Time is shown through lit lines in the center of the face. Read the rest of this entry »

Fractal Watch Design

November 24th, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

This watch is in the spirit of mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot, the father of fractals.  Although it is not a fractal, the concept of self-similarity is evident, as the big segmented digit is made from smaller segmented digits. Read the rest of this entry »

Mayan Inspired LED Watch Concept

November 24th, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Andy from Ukraine.

The idea for this watch design is based on ancient Maya’s head numerals.  Digital numbers are also displayed on the four corners of the watch for easy reading. Read the rest of this entry »

Robotic LED Watch Design

November 24th, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Genghis from France.

This watch concept is inspired by robots, sci-fi, and cyborgs.  This is Genghis’ first design with a leather strap. Read the rest of this entry »

“U” for Unique Watch Design

November 23rd, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Jonas from Brazil.

The idea for this watch design is to use a unique shape to build a mosaic that shows the time through multiples of five. Read the rest of this entry »

Nine Blocks LED Watch

November 23rd, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

This is a watch concept where all four numbers of the time display are lit up one after the other.  The center field is a button that when pressed lights up all fields in an animation before the blocks to tell time are lit up. Read the rest of this entry »

6×5 Grid LED Watch

November 23rd, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

This watch design is a black ribbon watch with either black or grey raised rubber lines running along its length and width.  These raised rubber lines divide the watch’s surface into a grid of rectangles, the middle 6×5 of which have LEDs that are used to display the time. Read the rest of this entry »

Full Square LED Watch

November 22nd, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

This watch design can be bright enough to light one dark room when all LEDs are lit up.  The whole of the square watch face is designed with single colored LEDs divided with thin lines. Read the rest of this entry »

Tsunami LED Watch Design

November 22nd, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Patrick from France.

Inspired by ocean waves, this watch is beautifully designed with curves and small bubble-like LED lights.  A slight pressure on the center of the watch face activates the LED animation to tell the time. Read the rest of this entry »

Quad Digital LED Watch

November 22nd, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

This watch design looks like a metal ribbon with randomly oriented C-shaped holes, some pointed up, some left, some right, some down (four directions, hence the name Quad).  The orientation of the 33 C-shaped holes has been carefully chosen so that the four digits of the time can always be displayed using two C-shapes per digit.  LEDs shine through the holes to show the digits.  The style is like Shinshoku or Fire, but you don’t have to do any math or counting to read the time. Read the rest of this entry »

Roman Time Watch Concept

November 19th, 2010
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(English) Design submitted by Andy from Ukraine.

This watch design shows time in roman numerals which is not as easy as digital numbers but still gives a clear display of the time.  Just know the equivalent of four letters (I, V, X, L) and you’re good to go. Read the rest of this entry »