Unary version of telling time

Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: This is a very simple idea this time. I thought about letting tally mark numbers tell the time and instantly wanted it to be on an e-paper display – thin, white, simple. I’m not sure about how the watch should look like. There shoudn’t be too much details to leave space for own associations, it should be elegant and unisex of course. Continue reading

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Dual-screen lozenge design LED watch

Design submitted by Matt from Canada.

Matt says: In my sketchbook I had a drawing of 12 circles arrange in a lozenge but no note if it was suppose to be arrange as a circle or a lozenge. Then I realize that I could place a lozenge inside a circle and place a + sign in the center, linking the 4 corners of the lozenge. Then, I’ve cut the circle, lozenge and + in multiple segments. Continue reading


Spring Washer Inspired Double Helix Watch

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: “This is “Double Helix” a back to basics analogue watch design. The inspiration for this design is the humble spring washer or locking washer which simply consists of a washer which is split and shaped into a subtle helix. This design uses two helix like forms to describe the time hence the name “Double Helix”. Continue reading