Category Archives: Design Submissions

Vault: The safe-crackers guide to time

Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: The following concept is inspired by the combination lock on a security safe or bank vault. This wristwatch use two / three Analogue Disc/s plus one / two rings of for Binary indicators to display the current time. Constructed in three materials: Black IP, Stainless Steel or Gun-Metal each disc is LED Back lit for easy night time reading.

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Type-X watch makes its mark on your wrist

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is “Kisai Type-X” a back to basics 12-5-9 design.

I didn’t have a particular inspiration in mind when I decided on an “X” shaped LCD display, but in retro-spec I wonder if  I was subconsiously influnced by the “microsoft x-box” logo or the drones in the “Oblivion” film.

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Taiko watch uses minimal binary method to tell time

Design submitted by Wilhelm from South Africa.

Wilhelm says: The Taiko LED concept is an inspiration of a combination of Dieter Ram’s work and the analogue dialS of classic radio receivers to create a minimalistic watch with a retro sci-fi aviation appearance.

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Constellation watch is the astronomers companion (update)

Design submitted by Delphine from France.

Delphine says: I was looking at a rotating sky map and I thought it would be great to have one small everywhere I go. Date and time are already on it so why not a watch? And this is how Constellation was born.

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Wrist wear to Boldly Go (update)

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: I was thinking about a design based on a round dial for hours in an analogue format and two separate displays for mins. I quickly realised that this layout reminded me of certain iconic sci-fi imagery. Excelsior LCD was born.

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Invasion watch complete with alien time code

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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