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

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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NETWORK: A smartwatch with retro geek chic!

Design Submitted by Logan from the USA.

Logan says: The watch colors are inspired by the amber, green, and white monochrome monitors from the early days of personal computing.  The strap is like gray ribbon cables.  The square shape — a CPU.  Overall, the design is meant to evoke nostalgia for the vintage computing experience.  Even people who did not live through it have seen it in countless movies and TV shows, and associate that imagery with classic computer cool.

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Coordination watch plots your position in time.

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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SUTORAIPU theme watch uses ‘stripes’ to tell time

Design submitted by William from Norway.

William says: When I started this project, I wanted to check if I could use the interesting visual effect of the EAN codes in an original time telling system.

I am very interested in concepts that allow to use different kind of graphic designs to reach different kind of groups of people. I think that my concept allows this in a very easy way.

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