Design Challenge

Prehistoric Futuristic

February 22nd, 2010

The skeletal frame of this concept creates a completely unique appearance. In the spaces either side of the face, where the frame is split, the operation buttons and USB charging port are located.

Bright blue LED segments make up the interface which displays the time; hours in the outer ring and groups of five minutes in the inner most ring, in the same position as numbers on a clock face. Single minutes 1-4 are located in between.

The screen is covered with mineral crystal glass and the stainless steel strap is narrow to fit in with the theme. Read the rest of this entry »

Light Constellation

February 19th, 2010

The positions of numbers and lines on the face of this concept creates a pattern much like a constellation of stars. Red LEDs light up to display the time, which can be read easily due to the numbers within the lenses.

Simply connect the dots to read the time; e.g. 4+50+3 = 4:53. The display is presented in a simple round case and as an added touch, each lens is convex and raised above the surface of the face. Read the rest of this entry »

Future Natural

February 19th, 2010

You can choose the skin on this wireless bluetooth receiver to suit your own style. The three pictured below are light wood, dark wood and mirror, all of which are semi-transparent so that the LED lights shine from beneath to display the time.

With an integrated speaker and microphone, you can pair it with your bluetooth cell phone and plug in earphones to answer calls hands free or receive email or message notifications instantly. Never miss a call or message again.

Also great for pairing with your computer so that you can answer Skype calls while walking around the office or home. Read the rest of this entry »

Double Time

February 18th, 2010

A twin-screen design with blue digital tube LEDs beneath smoked black lenses in a stainless steel case. The wide face displays hours and minutes in two separate windows.

Hour and five minute blocks are located in the same positions as numbers on a clock face so the time can be read easily. The operation button and charging port at the sides of the case add to the robotic character appearance. Read the rest of this entry »

Clear Thinker

February 18th, 2010

More like a fashion accessory or piece of jewelry, this stylish bluetooth receiver would be ideal for wearing as a necklace.

Connect earphones and pair with your cell phone so that you can answer calls hands free with ease or pair it with your computer or mp3 player to listen to music.

A vibration function would let you know instantly when you have a call. The time can be read by simply adding the LCD digits in each column; hours, groups of 10 minutes and single minutes, left to right. The case would be made of transparent acrylic and operation keys would be located at the sides. Read the rest of this entry »

Priceless Time

February 17th, 2010

Pair this Bluetooth receiver with your cell phone so that you can answer calls and receive email or message notifications instantly without the need to carry your cell phone in your pocket.

Styled like a fashion accessory and made of metal with an acrylic screen, this concept can easily be clipped to your shirt, jacket pocket or tie so that it’s comfortable to wear and easily accessible.

Reminiscent of a barcode, the time is displayed with lines in LCD and backlit with blue LEDs. Read the rest of this entry »

Robotic Shapes

February 17th, 2010

It appears like layers of metal make up the case of this concept watch design. The various faces of metal run in different directions and at different angles creating a robotic look.

Bright blue LEDs display the time, the shaped segments running in line with angles of the case. Hours run in a clockwise direction on the left of the interface. Groups of five minutes run in a clockwise direction on the right, in the same position as numbers on a clock face. Four single minutes are positioned in the center. Read the rest of this entry »

Tri-Time

February 16th, 2010

This concept is a wireless bluetooth receiver that can be worn as a necklace or attached to your keychain or key ring.

Connect earphones and pair it with your cell phone to answer calls hands free and wirelessly or connect to your bluetooth mp3 player to listen to music.

The IP black stainless steel case has openings on three sides where the earphone jack, USB port, volume and setting keys are located. The front of the device displays the time with blue LEDs and the back has track and operation keys. Read the rest of this entry »

Dual Screen

February 16th, 2010

A stainless steel design with a split interface that displays the time with LCD but has an LED backlight so that the time can always be read but can be illuminated with LEDs.

Hours are shown by dots and increments of five minutes are shown with circles in the lower screen. These correspond to the position of numbers on a clock face. Four single minutes are displayed in the upper screen.

The groove around the edge of the case is a nice touch and the buttons on the side of the case achieve a fit with shapes from the display and lower screen. Read the rest of this entry »

Time Patterns

February 15th, 2010

The artistic display on this concept features a formation of unique shapes which show the time.

The black stainless steel case has modern lines and the links in the strap have bevelled edges creating a strong robotic look.

The time can be read simply; hours in red, groups of five minutes in orange and single minutes 1-4 in green. The smoked convex lens that covers the LEDs means that when the time isn’t displayed the screen will be black. Read the rest of this entry »

Sharp Lines

February 15th, 2010

An LCD interface with blue LED backlighting means that this concept design has an “always on” display which can be illuminated with light at the touch of a button.

The time display is made up of lines and blocks. Hours and five minute lines move in a clockwise direction making reading the time simple and four small blocks show single minutes 1-4.

The lens is slightly raised above the curved stainless steel case and the shapes of the links in the strap achieve a fit with the overall case shape. This design is USB rechargeable. Read the rest of this entry »

The Future is Calling

February 12th, 2010

The large raised dial in the centre of this Bluetooth wrist watch concept creates an ergonomic appearance.

The aluminum strap and case will ensure a lightweight feel and the large control buttons will be simple to navigate. Time is displayed with LEDs in and around the dial.

Bluetooth technology lets you connect wirelessly to your electronic devices so that you can control your mp3 player and answer mobile phone calls wirelessly at the touch of a button.

A speaker and microphone are integrated so that you can communicate clearly without the need to wear earphones. Read the rest of this entry »

Hexagon Art

February 12th, 2010

The case shape is what really makes this concept stand out. Three colored LEDs set beneath round lenses are used to display the time; hours in blue, five minute increments in purple and single minutes in pink. Time reading is made simple by the fact that the lights are at the same points as numbers on a clock face.

This design certainly has a pop disco feel thanks to its bright colors and the matching stainless steel bracelet style strap with a continuation of dots. A unisex look that would be suitable for all. Read the rest of this entry »

Get Connected

February 11th, 2010

A pocket watch with a difference. This bluetooth concept connects to your mobile phone or bluetooth mp3 player so that you can control music and answer calls.

You can connect earphones to answer calls and there’s an integrated microphone so that you can talk directly to the device.

The polished stainless steel case has a smoked black lens and an LCD display that is backlit with colored LEDs so that you can select a color for the display.

The time is displayed simply; hours in digits, groups of five minutes in orange and single minutes in yellow. Call and message notifications are also indicated. The design is finished with a chain for classic styling. Read the rest of this entry »

Pipe Mania

February 11th, 2010

Reminiscent of a video game of years ago, this smart concept uses different colored pipes to display the time in a new way. The case shape is simple and features a raised area around the face. The wrist band blends in with the overall design.

Hours are displayed in red, like numbers on a clock. Five minute groups in orange are read in the same way and four single minutes in yellow are positioned in between.

The display looks mysterious when the lights are out and when the time is displayed, the light will diffuse through each shape on the lens. This design is USB rechargeable which means ultimate brightness and longer battery life. Read the rest of this entry »