Erik says: I was trying to find a way to tell the time that is fast and easy. I thought the best way was to give hours a “cake”shape, form so anyone could just see it and know what is the time. With regards to the minutes I prefer ten minutes division at the bottom of the watch.
Sam says: The inspiration for this watch comes from the multiverse hypothesis. It says, that there are parallel universes that represent alternative timelines. So everytime a decision has to be made, there are many options, many possibilities of how your path continues. One decision can lead to many ways as well as many ways can conclude into one decision. This relationship can be shown with parallel graphs that sometimes have connections. Continue reading →
“Cyclops” is a revamp of a previous design submission – the new design uses a square interface instead of a round one. Dietrich says: The original idea came to me when I was looking at designs on the Tokyoflash website and thinking that many of them are based on “codes” of some sort. Then I hit upon the idea of colour codes.
Peter says: I wanted to design an elegant analogue watch using ribbons as a theme. The hands are in the shape of discs which have a ripple in them for highlighting the time and the strap is made of one continuous strip of material.
Anders says: I’ve tried to design it to sit somewhere between art deco, raygun gothic and steampunk.
It is a classic analog watch where the ‘pole’ of the globe indicates the hour, the thin end of the inner orbit marks the minute, and the outer orbit the seconds. This ensures that the display is constantly moving at a noticeable speed, giving a more dynamic impression. Continue reading →