Posts Tagged ‘Minimalist’

Ronu V2 e-paper watch (update)

April 23rd, 2013

Design submitted by Ignacio from Spain.

Ignacio says: This is a redesign of my first idea published on tokyoflash blog, Ronu. I always loved my first idea, but in 2011 (the year I designed it), I had no idea of 3D, as you can see. It’s some ugly the design I did, isn’t?

That’s why I redesign it, trying to do the best I know to date, trying to refresh it, to upgrade it.

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“One Line II” watch curves towards infinity

April 3rd, 2013

Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: I had once the idea of an analog-like watch that shows the time by a single line. One Line II is another approach to this idea.

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t³ : Tactile Triangle Time

March 5th, 2013

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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ZooM LCD watch gets up close with time.

March 1st, 2013

Design submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: I started to think about a cool way to show numbers by making use of the negative space.  So I tilted the digits, and zoomed in, cutting off the upper left and bottom right corner of each digit, which surprisingly does not affect the ability to identify them.

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Binary Samurai LED watch

February 21st, 2013

Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: Bracelet style binary watch with time and date functions. The LEDs on the left side indicates the hours or the months, on the right side the LEDs indicates the minutes or the days. This concept inspired by Ice Samurai watch.

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Grapha watch plots a dot in time.

January 22nd, 2013

Design submitted by Sriram from India.

Sriram says: I was looking into graphs and the sudden idea emerged. The top panel of the dial is glass and the body color is pure black.

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Nanji desu ka?

January 10th, 2013

Design submitted by Matthew from the USA.

Matthew says: I came up with this unique design just a few days ago while I was bored, and looking at the blank lines on my piece of paper. I thought that I could incorporate these lines into a way to tell time.

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1245 LED watch : Updated!

January 7th, 2013

Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: This is the new version of my previous watch

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Moonwalker LCD watch for lunar time telling.

December 27th, 2012

Design submitted by Jordan from Canada.

Jordan says: After a long absence from the blog, I decided it was time to try again and after reading up on the reactions to my previous submission, Aurora, I chose to re-think, re-model, re-render and, of course rename it, resulting in this newer, classier watch: Moonwalker, ultimately inspired by one of my favorite watches – the Movado Luno.

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XtalIV watch could be mysterious alien wrist wear.

December 7th, 2012

Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: XtalV is a variation of my Xtal concept that also used hexagon based numbers. This time I arranged them vertically and so the display looks even more cryptic, like an alien inscription.

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Missing Link LED watch: Minimal & Effortless

November 30th, 2012

Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: I was trying to find a minimalistic style for an analog watch without losing reading comfort.

The idea is simple. So simple that I’m still not sure, if this hasn’t been thought of before. There is a ring with a gap that tells the hour. The part of the ring, that’s missing, wanders around it and tells the minutes. Done.

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Quad² concept update with squares pattern.

November 26th, 2012

Design submitted by Pawel from Germany.

Pawel says: The quad watch was my first submission to the blog. Surprised by the positive feedback of the community I decided to develop the idea further creating quad². The objective was to design a minimalistic display that shows time in a un-obvious fashion but is easy to read if you know how. (original concept here)

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Orbits e-paper watch graphs time in 3 dimensions.

November 2nd, 2012

Design submitted by Ignacio from Spain.

Ignacio says: I love drawing. One day, making circles with compass, I decided to design a watch where joining 3 points (time) drew a circle. And so did this design.

I considered doing another 2 designs, which would be a square and a triangle, with the same functioning.

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∏ / Pi Watch Design Divides Time

October 26th, 2012

Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: “The following LCD watch concept uses an analogue display based on a Pie Chart to display the portion / percentage of time that has elapsed. Read the rest of this entry »

ZeroPointOne Watch Design Inspired by HAL 9000

October 24th, 2012

Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

My idea is an LCD display, that reacts to light, like a human eye does. To express this idea, I let myself inspire by HAL 9000, the ship’s computer in Stanley Kubrick’s motion picture 2001: a space odyssey. Read the rest of this entry »