Posts Tagged ‘Mechanical’

Red Sector watch is a minimalist fusion of Analogue & LEDs

April 2nd, 2014
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Design submitted by Ignacio from Spain.

Ignacio says: I always dream with minimalist and cool watches, with no clock hands and very few elements.

Red Sector is one of those dreams, where simplex, technology and design are mixed to create a futuristic and outlaw watch.

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Contraform watch forms digits as cryptic discs rotate.

February 13th, 2014
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Design submitted by Igor from Canada.

Igor says: The idea came up while brainstorming on new ideas for my Shattered Clock project. It was a while ago, so I can’t recall what exactly inspired me.

I call this design Contraform. Due to the counter form you’re reading the number from.

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SD pocket watch takes on the surreal.

October 11th, 2013
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is “SD” a design inspired by the famous painting “the persistence of memory” by Salvidor Dali. The painting featured a series of wilting clocks, this image is what inspired the shape of this design.

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“Kuranku” watch takes wind-up to a new level.

October 2nd, 2013
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Design submitted by Patrick from France.

Patrick says: I was with my cell phone far from an electrical outlet and I said myself: “if my cell phone had a crank to reload it, I would not be deprived.” Tokyoflash manufacture watches out of wooden, then why not with crank?

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Fahrenheit watch with shock absorbers!

September 12th, 2013
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Design submitted by Joel from the USA.

Joel says: Inspired by the suspension on race vehicles.  The colors were inspired by green fire engines and white heat.

Fahrenheit is a digital watch with a simple display.  The key design element is the sprung case, with micro shocks.  They may or may not be functional.

For Young adults, to fashion enthusiast. Fahrenheit stands out with a bright color scheme and exciting wrist mount.

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Transitions watch digi-analogue 12-11-4 time telling

August 19th, 2013
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Design submitted by Robert from Hungary.

Robert says: I wanted to create an analog-like 24 hour watch with hour hand and minute hands with sub-dials, but using the popular 12-11-4 digital time form. And I absolutely wanted to avoid the overlaps of the hands! The challenge was complex. The two-sided hour hand was the key.

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Lose Yourself with the Labyrinth LCD Watch

August 8th, 2013
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: “Lost in time… Find the path of the labyrinth and you found the time. Time is money. Low production cost. Powerful look. Favorable price. This is the Labyrinth watch. Read the rest of this entry »

Steam-punk pocket watch is deceptively easy to read.

July 5th, 2013
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Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: I recently found this half-finished concept rattling about on my hard drive. I’d left it because I wasn’t sure if it was worth submitting, but when I found it there was a cry of ‘let the public decide’, so I finished it and here it is!

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t³ : Tactile Triangle Time

March 5th, 2013
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Design submitted by Sam from Gemany.

Sam says: t³ stands for tactile triangle time. The t³ is also a hint for the third dimension that this watch concept takes advantage of. I like watches and concepts with a tactile interface and really liked to make my own.

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Drone LCD turret watch.

January 11th, 2013
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Design submitted by Valantin from the USA.

Valentin says: I came up with this idea from the volume button on my stereo. It pops out when you press on it for fm am options. I also always liked see threw watches so this one that i designed has tinted glass on the sides that reveal the inside of the watch if you look closely. It also has a circular glass on the bottom.

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Decaminute watch turns your day decimal.

November 8th, 2012
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Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

Logan says: I interpreted Tokyoflash’s slogan, “change the way you think about time,” as a design challenge: create a watch that will convince a traditionalist that there are advantages to thinking differently about time.

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Time with a Twist – Combination Watch

October 22nd, 2012
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Design submitted by Sarah from the UK.

Sarah says, “I came up with this watch design when randomly when opening a security lock at work. I was thinking… wow, wouldn’t it be awesome if a watch did that too? Read the rest of this entry »

Tri-Hub watch concept, 2 distinct versions.

October 4th, 2012
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is “Tri-Hub” and “Tri-Hub Hybrid”.

I had the idea for the original analogue Tri-Hub a while back, the  basic premise being the time would be displayed via three cylinders mounted on a centre “Hub”.

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Y2Z Mechanical belt-drive watch.

September 18th, 2012
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is “Y2Z” (Y two Z) I wanted to come up with a simple belt orientated design that looks really technical and Sci-fi but was ultimately makeable.

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Centric – One-Hand Watch Concept

August 17th, 2012
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Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: This is Centric, an attempt at a one-hand watch concept. I’ve been wrestling with the idea for a while, trying to get it to work, and this is the result. I’ve tried to keep the styling subtle to correspond to the mechanical simplicity of the design. Read the rest of this entry »