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Light-Series e-paper watch with built in flashlight

Design submitted by Lance from Australia.

Lance says: One night after a long day at work I parked my car in the city street and then proceeded to try and read the parking meter in the dark.  I pulled out my trusty phone to use the LED flash as a torch so I could read the meter.  Sure enough I dropped my phone on the concrete (smashing its screen in the process!).  After I got over the anger, the idea came to me.  Why not have a flash light built into a watch!  I’ve never seen someone drop their watch!

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Mercury analogue watch with liquid metal time telling

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: I wanted to come up with a back to basics analogue design with a hint of sci-fi which would be easy to make and traditional in its time telling. “Mercury” was born.

The time telling is traditional analogue using off the shelf movements. This twist in this case is that the hands and markers are organic in form and look like that they are a splat or splash of liquid metal or some kind of gelatinous alien lifeform.

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ZION e-paper watch is a colourful take on the digital time.

Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

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.

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