Peter says: I have recently created a couple concepts that featured helix shapes in their time telling in various guises. This is a 12/5/9 format LED watch which uses the helical forms to show the time in three columns that look like exposed cables, hence the name “LiveWire”
Andrew says: The following six digit multiple color LED wristwatch is inspired by Cam Alien a multiple Color LED that uses a built in camera to change color. Design submitted by Peter (UK) & Sam (Germany)
Karmalien: however responds to the wearers emotional / physical state.
Peter says: I could go into a long winded story about my interests in all things car and motorbike related but by now you have all guessed that I am a petrol head. So I decided to do yet another motorcyle inspired design because it floated my boat :)
One of the things I like about motorcyles is the fact that a lot of the components are visible and they have a very pruposeful engineered look. I wanted to transmit that ethos into a watch deisgn.
Sam says: I was scribbling around for a time display, that would be cool as tattoo or graffiti, some sort of iconic symbol that would draw it’s justification from the look first, then by the hidden meaning.
The idea of stacking numbers isn’t new, but there are many ways how to do it. I chose a 12-5-9 time format and gave the numbers of each category different proportions. This is where the name PLUS comes from, because the first and the last digit have the opposite proportions and form a cross.
Sam says: This is the smart edition of my Xtal concept. People who saw it in the Design Studio Blog like the futuristic look, a combination of the simple shape and the cryptic numbers. Adding some smartness could make a good product.
Valentin says: I came up with this design when i was in a meeting and my friend asked me for the time, so i showed him the time with my my fingers using my left hand. I know its kinda corny the way i came up with this lol but i think it works. I called it MK-1 WEAPON. Being a alien weapon, i decided on one of the color schemes to represent master chief from halo.
Sam says: This is a parallel development of a more feasible version of the ITO idea next to the ITO•E. I called this version ZION.
ZION uses colored segmented e-paper to display sharp numbers, aligning them vertically. The number style is reflected in the watch geometry – some sharp angles here and there, some small decent details, and looking generally simple.