Posts Tagged ‘Mechanical’

Trax MkII watch rolls into the combat zone.

January 13th, 2012
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: I wanted to come up with a watch design based on driven belts. The first thought that popped into my head when thinking about belts was caterpillar tracks and what caterpillar tracks are usually attached too. So I decided to use tanks as an inspiration for this watch concept. Read the rest of this entry »

Renesis watch sets gears in motion.

January 9th, 2012
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Design submitted by Cesar from Spain.

Cesar says: I own a Mazda RX8 which is famed for its Renesis Rotary engine. Inspired by the rotor and its eccentric movement I designed this watch. Read the rest of this entry »

Tricircle watch runs rings around time.

December 28th, 2011
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: I was visiting the gym and noticed various posters promoting the 2012 olympic games. The main image associated with the olympics are the olympic rings, a set of interlinked coloured rings. I started thinking that it would be nice to use interlinked rings to tell the time. The result looks similar to the trinity symbol.

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Mechanical Watch Design Turns Time Forward

December 8th, 2011
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

This mechanical watch design would require a large case and a reliable locking mechanism to ensure the cylinders lock on to the correct time. Three cylinders would rotate to reveal the time by digits (hours, 10 minute group and single minutes). A steampunkesque concept that would look incredible on your wrist.

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Stylux watch design uses next-gen tech

December 2nd, 2011
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Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: This concept sprung from my thoughts on how to make a highly customisable watch with a feasible circular display. I wanted to get away from the rectangularity of LCD, TFT and the like. I came upon this idea, which evolved into something considerably more advanced than I was aiming for. Read the rest of this entry »

Magnetic INCH watch: Customise your own design.

November 29th, 2011
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: This project ran under the working title “chameleon” just like my Canvas watch concept did. I have fun, creating adaptable concepts. It’s a contemporary feature because it’s fun to customise. Canvas was a relatively high tech version of the chameleon idea. This watch – Inch – is a haptical and simple version. One inch, that is the width of a strap in any flexible material which you can stick into the watch and therefore adapting it to your taste. Read the rest of this entry »

Twist Watch uses clever rotation to turn on.

November 15th, 2011
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Design submitted by Patrick from France.

Patrick says: When I want to eat chocolate that is sandwiched between two cookie, I unscrewed for access (style “Choco BN” in France).

The watch case is a hexagon, cut in half in its thickness. Read the rest of this entry »

Trio watch design puts time-telling into gear.

November 7th, 2011
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Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: I was trying to find something new, thinking about ratios of rotation for each hand. An image of three sprockets came to mind, each with a ratio of 60:61 relative to the one before. Thus the minute hand rotates one revolution more than the second hand every minute. Read the rest of this entry »

Retro Flip watch adds some 70s charm to your wrist.

November 4th, 2011
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Design Submitted by Gordon from the USA.

A very pleasing atheistic to this watch we felt. Although not the norm for TF designs, we couldn’t resist the satisfying feeling that flip action would give as the minutes topple over.

Plenty of style variations to see in this submission. Read the rest of this entry »

Arcane Orbit watch uses symbols to tell the time

November 3rd, 2011
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Design Submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says : I wanted to come up with a time telling method that involves combining two symbols or shapes to create digital numbers. The result is a simple rotating disc that when combined with a viewing window shows a single digit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mechanical Movement Watch Design

September 6th, 2011
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Design submitted by Azahara from Spain.

With the use of rotational movement, this mechanical watch design tells the hour and minutes with a single needle mark. Read the rest of this entry »

Zaga, The Magical Analog Watch Design

August 10th, 2011
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: “I had the idea to connect all watch hands in a row and giving “the analog watch” a new interpretation. The result is a polyline which crosses the display and bends in different ways. This gives the watch design a unique looking face. Read the rest of this entry »

Quarter – An Interesting Analog Watch Design

April 29th, 2011
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: “Quarter is an analog version of my “Baransu” watch design. The inner dial is indicates the hours and the outer dial indicates the minutes. Just add up the numbers in the 12 hours position and calculate the time.”

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Moiré-effect Moving Analog Watch Design

March 22nd, 2011
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Design submitted by Kecskemeti from Hungary.

Kecskemeti says: “I wanted to modify a conventional watch to be more exciting to look at and to have a bit more movement than a regular watch, while using the same amount of energy as used by normal watches. You can check out the structural setup on the construction images below. Read the rest of this entry »