Say says: The initial idea was to combine the time telling numbers into one shape, one symbol, one thing that looks interesting and has the important information visible all the time.
After playing around with different ways to interlace numbers, the result was stacking two pairs of numbers upon each other, a big one and a small one. The big background numbers tell the hours (or the months). The small foreground numbers tell the minutes (or the days). Continue reading →
Laszlo says: 12-5-9 concept. The hours on 3 axis, the ten minutes is in the inner band and the single minutes and the second (blinking segment) in the middle band. The time reading is easy Continue reading →
Lloyd says: This watch design is called “Decypher”. The display may look mysterious at first, but is actually very easy to decipher once you know the trick behind it.
Decypher has both a time and date mode. To see the digits in either mode, all you have to do is ignore the triangles and you’ll see that the remaining lines form digits. A cool feature of the display is that every digit, apart from the 8, can be displayed in more than one way by simply displaying different combinations of triangles. There is an explanatory diagram below. Continue reading →
Say says: I was sketching for a stylish way to transform the classic 7-segment numbers. One day I thought about how these numbers would look, if seen through a perforated metal plate. Its holes would have a different visual density depending on how much lines meet underneath.
This is where the idea for Digital Density was born.
Ignacio says: “The inspiration for this watch design came from my previous submission, 4Cross. It’s practically the same idea, but much more simple and with another aspect. I searched for some inspiration in the Tokyoflash Watch Museum, the Tibida and Pimp Pusher watches inspiring me the most. Continue reading →