Posts Tagged ‘cryptic’

Loading… watch shows time as computer progress bar.

January 15th, 2013
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Design submitted by Max from the USA.

Max says: Loading screens are awful, anyone who has ever played a video game know how much loading screens ruin the flow of a game. They’re like getting stuck in heavy traffic. But now I realize a Loading screen makes a perfect watch.

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Nanji desu ka?

January 10th, 2013
Nanji-Hour-Display-(First-image)

Design submitted by Matthew from the USA.

Matthew says: I came up with this unique design just a few days ago while I was bored, and looking at the blank lines on my piece of paper. I thought that I could incorporate these lines into a way to tell time.

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KAKU watch uses Kanji strokes to tell time

January 9th, 2013
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany

Sam says: KAKU is a 12-5-9 concept that uses kanji with different stroke counts instead of numbers. The inspiration came when looking up a kanji in a dictionary. The kanji were sorted by components, reading and also the amount of stokes, that are required to write them.

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1245 LED watch : Updated!

January 7th, 2013
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: This is the new version of my previous watch

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Digital Warp LCD watch replicates a black hole on your wrist.

January 3rd, 2013
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is “Digital Warp” an always on LCD watch. This design just came from an image that popped into my head. The image was digits that were distorted around a circle “warped” if you like. So I just made four digits concentric wrapped around each other as if they were being sucked into a black hole in the centre of the display.

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Kizamu LED watch takes the edge off.

December 31st, 2012
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Design submitted by Heather & Matthew from the USA.

Heather & Matthew say: The original idea was to put the digits into four quadrants, cutting each digit off down the middle and along the edges of the case in such a way that you can still determine what the digit would be.

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Frame watch creates a hole in time.

December 24th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: FRAME is a concept that uses vertically and horizontally split numbers. The fragments are placed in a name giving frame and look pretty cryptic being far away from their counterparts.

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Streetwise LCD watch conceals time in houses.

December 19th, 2012
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Design submitted by Lloyd from Australia.

Lloyd says: ”Streetwise” is a fun and creative LCD concept watch design that uses rows of houses, containing hidden digits, to display the time.

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Sci-Fi Bracelet concept

December 14th, 2012
Concept Drawing

Design submitted by Lisa from Canada.

Lisa says: I wanted something that looked like a crazy future bracelet and not at all like a watch. Does it also tell the weather in space? Communicate with the mothership? People just seeing it on my wrist will never know! The smooth around-the-wrist design makes it look futuristic and not like a watch.

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XtalIV watch could be mysterious alien wrist wear.

December 7th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: XtalV is a variation of my Xtal concept that also used hexagon based numbers. This time I arranged them vertically and so the display looks even more cryptic, like an alien inscription.

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Shoji LCD watch merges binary & architecture

December 6th, 2012
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: In traditional Japanese architecture, a shoji is a door, window or room divider consisting of translucent paper over a frame of wood which holds together a lattice of wood or bamboo.

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Edge LCD watch updates future device concept

November 27th, 2012
Edge LCD 008

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is Edge LCD, based on the original Edge design.

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SHIFT LCD watch has a cool retro 3D effect

November 26th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: Searching for a cryptic but at the same time simple way to tell the time, I came up with horizontal lines, that seem elevated whenever a number has to be shown.

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Quad² concept update with squares pattern.

November 26th, 2012
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Design submitted by Pawel from Germany.

Pawel says: The quad watch was my first submission to the blog. Surprised by the positive feedback of the community I decided to develop the idea further creating quad². The objective was to design a minimalistic display that shows time in a un-obvious fashion but is easy to read if you know how. (original concept here)

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Sphere LED watch creates 3D illusion.

November 22nd, 2012
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Design submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: I was thinking about how I could make a flat LED display appear 3D, and it occurred to me that I could give the appearance of a sphere by using some curved lines.  Then I broke up some of these lines asymmetrically to form four digits, each comprised of 5 rows of 3 dashes.

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