Posts Tagged ‘cryptic’

Oscilloscope watch tells time with waves.

February 3rd, 2014
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Design submitted by Rodrigo from Portugal.

Rodrigo says: Im a Electronic Engineer,and i came up with this idea after using an digital oscilloscope.

You can tell the time by tracking the evolution of the wave signals and combining the 3 waves you can tell the time.

The people I see using my design, are all those who love sci-fi and technology.

It is easy to see the time, and its simplicity will pull the imagination of each of us.

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NETWORK: A smartwatch with retro geek chic!

January 31st, 2014
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Design Submitted by Logan from the USA.

Logan says: The watch colors are inspired by the amber, green, and white monochrome monitors from the early days of personal computing.  The strap is like gray ribbon cables.  The square shape — a CPU.  Overall, the design is meant to evoke nostalgia for the vintage computing experience.  Even people who did not live through it have seen it in countless movies and TV shows, and associate that imagery with classic computer cool.

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Coordination watch plots your position in time.

January 30th, 2014
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Design submitted by Tom from Norway.

Tom says: I am currently at the second year of a Bachelordegree in Mediadesign. This idea came to me during a schoolproject in a class named “Informationdesign”, where we had to choose amongst different kind of topics in a mandatory exercise (we had to pass in order to get to take the exams). I chose one where we was supposed to make a new watchdial to tell time. I passed, but since the design had no other purpose that to show my teacher I thought it would be great to enter this contest with it.

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Global watch revives retro sci-fi

January 29th, 2014
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Design submitted by Bryce from Belgium.

Bryce says: I’m a fan a geek vintage: pager, old computers, science fiction movie from the seventies/eighties, etc.

Since a long time, I dream about a watch with a vintage leather strap that is able to display time like a fictional computer in a (old) science fiction movie. I want a watch with a clean and simple design and a leather strap a little bit “handmade”.

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Mobius watch; where time becomes a loop.

January 23rd, 2014
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Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: Whilst trying to think of a new concept for a wristwatch I though how a Mobius infinity symbol also looks like a number eight. Furthermore I that their not many Solar powered wristwatch added to the tokyo flash design concept blog.

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FUSED smart watch with music player & notifications.

January 22nd, 2014
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Design submitted by Firdaus from Malaysia.

Firdaus says: A fusion of two couple of elements; usability and style, cryptic and futuristic, bars and numbers, presented in fusion of two material, stainless steel and silicon, opaque and transparent, this is the Kisai Fused, concept design.

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SUTORAIPU theme watch uses ‘stripes’ to tell time

January 20th, 2014
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Design submitted by William from Norway.

William says: When I started this project, I wanted to check if I could use the interesting visual effect of the EAN codes in an original time telling system.

I am very interested in concepts that allow to use different kind of graphic designs to reach different kind of groups of people. I think that my concept allows this in a very easy way.

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Gridline watch graphs out time

January 15th, 2014
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Design submitted by Vincent from the USA.

Vincent says: Once, I was doing my algebra homework and thought about the beautiful simplicity of graph planes. Then, I looked at my watch. And back at the homework.

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Gnomon sundial watch merges ancient & modern

January 14th, 2014
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Design submitted by Brad from the USA.

Brad says: Sundials were brilliant in their day. They are still amazing that they are simple enough for children to be able to make reasonable models of them, yet then can be quite elaborate at times and all can be very accurate. This is a concept to bring that time keeping method with you at all times and available, sunshine or not.

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Stargazer watch uses constellations to tell the time.

January 13th, 2014
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Design submitted by Raphael from the Philippines.

Raphael says: Stargazing has always been something fascinating. Looking up into the heavens and imagining what lies in the murky darkness has been a source of mystery and wonder, and I thought it would be interesting to take the concept of stargazing and put it into a watch design. This is the result.

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HIROBA wristwatch : The squares of time.

January 10th, 2014
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Design submitted by William from Norway.

William says: This project all started on a sticky note when I saw a QR code in a magazine…

I did not want to create a design with written numbers and I wanted to develop a design with the appearance of complexity but that is very simple in reality.

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The “Just-a-watch” Watch

January 8th, 2014
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Design submitted by Patrick from France.

Patrick says: I wanted to imagine a watch extremely simple design.

The “Just a watch-Watch”, is a watch with Led which functions in 12 X 1 hour, 5 X 10 minutes and 9 X 1 minute.

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Tunnel LCD watch creates subway effect with time.

January 6th, 2014
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: This is the squared version of my VERTIGO watch.

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Hive Cellular LCD watch with hex theme

December 31st, 2013
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Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: It often said that insects would be the only creatures to survive a nuclear holocaust or by the chemical toxic pollution to the air earth & water cause by the manufacturing or by burning fossil fuels. So perhaps in another couple of million years’ time Insect humanoid tell time using Hive: Cellular, system to tell the clock time or date.

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Grey Roger LCD watch for Space Pirates!

December 24th, 2013
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Design submitted by Firdaus from Malaysia.

Firdaus says: Once upon a time, in the Zeta Reticuli star system, a battle between galactic pirates erupted. The era of pirates conflict was known as Great Age of Space Pirates. The *space* pirates used to identify themselves with pirate flags called Grey Roger, inspired by very first pirate flag own by a legendary *space* pirate named Grey D Roger. The flag symbolize a Grey skull crossed with serpent weapons.

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