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Coordination watch plots your position in time.

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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SUTORAIPU theme watch uses ‘stripes’ to tell time

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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Gnomon sundial watch merges ancient & modern

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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Unary version of telling time

Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: This is a very simple idea this time. I thought about letting tally mark numbers tell the time and instantly wanted it to be on an e-paper display – thin, white, simple. I’m not sure about how the watch should look like. There shoudn’t be too much details to leave space for own associations, it should be elegant and unisex of course. Continue reading