Posts Tagged ‘cryptic’

Geoglyph watch inspired by crop circles

September 24th, 2014
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is “Geoglyph” a watch inspired by the phenomenon of crop circles. These elaborate geometric patterns (however created) can be as beautiful as they are mysterious. They also lend themselves to an unusual watch display.

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AIRPORT watch uses short codes to display time

September 22nd, 2014
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Design submitted by Matt from Canada.

Matt says: I present “AIRPORT”, named like this because the time looks like airport acronyms.

I had the idea while seeing Andy “rainbow spectrum” concept on this blog.

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Swarm watch keeps you in sync with the hive (update)

September 19th, 2014
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Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: The following wrist watch  concept is a 23-11-4 LED analogue / binary LED display. That uses 38 Hexagonal “Cell” Key Pad Increments. Constructed in both metal watch cases / bracelets or Leather Straps with a multiple Color LED selector. The user can change how this watch animates by pressing the screen lock at one of three positions. See examples provided.

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Topographic watch maps out the time in 3D

September 10th, 2014
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: For a while now I have thought about creating a watch using Topography as an inspiration. “Topography is a field of geoscience and planetary science comprising the study of surface shape and features of the Earth” This is often shown using curved lines to show the shape and lie of the land at it’s various altitudes.

It was only when I did an internet search I found that someone had beat me to it. The existing design uses the Topographic element as a decoration on an analogue watch face. So I decided to make a digital design using the Topographic element as the time telling.

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Perspective watch emulates Tetris

September 8th, 2014
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Design submitted by Valentin from the USA.

Valentin says: I was going through my many designs that haven’t submitted and found this one I designed a while ago. I came up with this one when I was more into vintage video games and stuff. don’t really know what to call it. I though maybe something like “arcade” “perspective” or “emulator”? I don’t know since it really just is all that at once.

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Batiodea watch inspired by ocean stingrays

September 4th, 2014
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: I was doing some sketching and scribbled a simple 12/5/9 display layout made up of three ellipses. This simple layout had a slightly alien look to it that could interpreted as some kind of unidentified flying object, or some yet undiscovered creature from the deepest and darkest parts of the oceans. Hence the name “Batiodea” (Batoidea is a superorder of cartilaginous fish commonly known as rays)

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Gothic e-paper watch rocks your wrist (update)

August 28th, 2014
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Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: I decided to create a watch that uses old fashion / calligraphy styled digits.

This lead to the “Gothic” wristwatch design. Which uses a: LED, LCD or E-paper / E-ink to display the time Display. Constructed in either: IP black, Gun-Metal or Stainless Steel This watch has three display modes: Alarm, Date & Time (Default).

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Discreet watch returns with a re-design

August 20th, 2014
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Design submitted by Jacques from The Netherlands.

Jacques says: The watch is a redesign of the watch I posted earlier. Although the watch looks quite different from the first one, the principle actually is the same. A minimalistic watch with a completely blank front and time reading functionality on the side, which creates a surprising effect compared to the many watches with frontal displays and numerous clocks/pointers etc.

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Rainbow spectrum watch translates time into colour.

August 18th, 2014
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Design submitted by Andy from the Ukraine.

Andy says: My idea is based on popular watch Kisai Kaidoku. I decided to use text time message, but to use unconventional text style, to use color spectrum

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Mangekyo LED watch with kaleidoscope effect.

August 12th, 2014
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Design submitted by Patrick from France.

Patrick says: An enigmatic watch inspired by my “Mangekyo-Watch-LCD“, like the latter, inspired by my “Hiding-Watch“.

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RUNE watch conjures up a mystic time telling mode. (update)

August 11th, 2014
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Design submitted by Justin from the UK.

Justin says: I’ve always had a fondness for the pagan, witchcraft side of humanity and have always wanted to see a watch with a similar style/look. So…I made one!

I give you Rune.

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Evotch watch splits digits in two for code-like display

August 6th, 2014
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Design submitted by Wilhelm from South Africa.

Wilhelm says: Splitting digits is nothing new here on the TF blog, so I was inspired to create another version of this idea. My brief was simple; the watch must be easy to read, easy to be manufactured, while keeping the exclusive spirit of a TF watch.

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PLUS watch is an electronic tattoo for your wrist.

August 5th, 2014
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

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.

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Grid watch merges cryptic & digital time reading.

August 4th, 2014
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Design submitted by Matt from Canada.

Matt says: I wanted a watch that was using 3-4 blocks for the hour/month and color changing LED’s for when the blocks are used for the 2nd/3rd/etc series of numbers. For the minute, I wanted 2 big digits for the minute/day.

I wanted to use a 1 piece lens & add a grid over it. The best size is a challenge. This is why I did 3 pictures/2 3D models. Engraving the lens was another option.

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Duo LED improved & updated version.

July 31st, 2014
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Design submitted by Justin from the UK.

Justin says: This is a redesign of a previous submission of mine under the same name.

Although it was liked by many, some deemed the analogue mode a little on the rough side and I really wanted this to be realised for its full potential and I simply couldnt rest until I had made things right.

I hope you guys like the new and improved Duo.

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