Leonard says: Recently I study about emoticons of digital display. It remains me of tamagotchi, a digital pet in 90’s. When i look at how the tamagotchi’s pet face expression, it give me an idea on designing this watches – Watchme.
Heather says : I was looking at a digital clock whose traditional 7-segment digits were mostly trapezoidal, with a visible gap between the segments. I thought, “Why do the segments need to be trapezoids?” I sketched some digit layouts using various arrangements of seven polygon segments with pronounced spaces between them, until I came up with the CRAX digits. Continue reading →
Sam says: This concept began experimentally with sketching for hexagon based numbers. After a while, the numbers developed into these round ones, that consist of six circle segments and a center dot. I played with the number layout and soon everything reminded me of some sci-fi technology.
I continued with this theme and so SuujiMaru was born. Continue reading →
Sam says: There is this quote: “Time is a predator that stalks us all of our lives.” It made me think if that’s true. Actually with all the things we do, time is running away, getting eaten up by activity. Not we are the prey, time is. I made this concept of a watch, that looks like biting time. Continue reading →
Sylvie says : I wanted to go outside the box by avoiding symmetry. I wanted to do something modern and ‘chic’.
There is 12 facets, one for each hour of the day. Each intersection of the facets (the larger parts indicates the hours and the intersections of the inner ‘circle’ indicate 5 min each. Continue reading →
Sam Says: I was experimenting with hexagon based numbers that are derived from the classic 7-segment-digits everybody knows. There were many ways to do it and one of them strongly resembled the radioactive sign. I played around with the time display and saw, displaying all four numbers next to each other doesn’t look good and would take the iconic expression away from them. So I decided to use a phased display like the Denshoku, displaying one number at a time. That way, each number comes into it’s own.
Peter & Sam say: The initial idea for Camalien was a watch that changes its colour with the mood of the wearer. But mood is an abstract thing that could be dozens of measurable things in reality. We kept the colour changing aspect and gave the watch a camera.
The display of Camalien reacts to the environment like a chameleon. Continue reading →