Posts Tagged ‘puzzle watch’

AIRPORT watch uses short codes to display time

September 22nd, 2014
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Design submitted by Matt from Canada.

Matt says: I present “AIRPORT”, named like this because the time looks like airport acronyms.

I had the idea while seeing Andy “rainbow spectrum” concept on this blog.

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Perspective watch emulates Tetris

September 8th, 2014
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Design submitted by Valentin from the USA.

Valentin says: I was going through my many designs that haven’t submitted and found this one I designed a while ago. I came up with this one when I was more into vintage video games and stuff. don’t really know what to call it. I though maybe something like “arcade” “perspective” or “emulator”? I don’t know since it really just is all that at once.

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Rainbow spectrum watch translates time into colour.

August 18th, 2014
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Design submitted by Andy from the Ukraine.

Andy says: My idea is based on popular watch Kisai Kaidoku. I decided to use text time message, but to use unconventional text style, to use color spectrum

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RUNE watch conjures up a mystic time telling mode. (update)

August 11th, 2014
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Design submitted by Justin from the UK.

Justin says: I’ve always had a fondness for the pagan, witchcraft side of humanity and have always wanted to see a watch with a similar style/look. So…I made one!

I give you Rune.

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Vortex watch has the time sucked into a hole

July 16th, 2014
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Design submitted by Valentin from the USA.

Valentin says: The polygon is my favorite shape so I decided to make a watch with a polygon led format, I called it Vortex.

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Invasion watch complete with alien time code

May 22nd, 2014
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: The idea for Invasion came at the time when I worked on Vein. Both concepts share the idea of letting the end of a line represent an analog watch display number.

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Room watch uses 3D walls to show time.

May 16th, 2014
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Design submitted by Andy from the Ukraine.

Andy says: I decided to design a watch which looks like mysterious apartment, to realize something architectural style.

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QUATTROGRID forms cryptic time modes using luminous lines. (update)

April 30th, 2014
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Design submitted by Wilhelm from South Africa.

Wilhelm says: The idea for this watch module came from the square metal grids used in the building industry, combined with 2 methods for reading time, the normal digital “grid” mode for easy time telling and the “quattro” binary method for reading digital time, hence the name “Quattrogrid”.

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Labyrinth watch uses cryptic maze to tell the time, surprisingly easy!

April 23rd, 2014
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Design submitted by Andy from the Ukraine.

Andy says: I decided to realise a watch concept based on the ancient greek myth of the minotaur and the labyrinth. I used 6 cross-sectioned rectangles to display time.

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Skyline LED watch impossibly tunnels through your wrist (update)

April 15th, 2014
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Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: I was on the tram about six months ago when I caught sight of a concrete buttress of some sort, which was shaped like a number of intersecting blocks. It was an interesting shape that I thought might make an interesting watch face, so I sketched out a few ideas. None of them worked, however, but I kept coming back to it.

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Quarterback watch simulates the gridiron

April 10th, 2014
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary & William from Norway.

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Grid watch generates a triangular mesh of time.

March 6th, 2014
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Design submitted by Justin from the UK.

Justin says: As usual I doodle the numbers first, then simply mould the rest of the watch around them. I always set out with a specific technology in mind, E-paper, LCD, analogue…

This time I chose LED…I created…GRID!

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Sandwatch is never the same twice.

February 12th, 2014
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Design submitted by Chingiz from Kyrgyzstan.

Chingiz says: I sat by the river and thought why modern watches don’t tell the true time. Because all known classic and digital watches repeat everyday. But we consume our lives/time/ like water, fuel or cigarettes and we must see it being exhausted constantly.

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Oscilloscope watch tells time with waves.

February 3rd, 2014
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Design submitted by Rodrigo from Portugal.

Rodrigo says: Im a Electronic Engineer,and i came up with this idea after using an digital oscilloscope.

You can tell the time by tracking the evolution of the wave signals and combining the 3 waves you can tell the time.

The people I see using my design, are all those who love sci-fi and technology.

It is easy to see the time, and its simplicity will pull the imagination of each of us.

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Coordination watch plots your position in time.

January 30th, 2014
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Design submitted by Tom from Norway.

Tom says: I am currently at the second year of a Bachelordegree in Mediadesign. This idea came to me during a schoolproject in a class named “Informationdesign”, where we had to choose amongst different kind of topics in a mandatory exercise (we had to pass in order to get to take the exams). I chose one where we was supposed to make a new watchdial to tell time. I passed, but since the design had no other purpose that to show my teacher I thought it would be great to enter this contest with it.

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