Category Archives: Watch Designs

Astrolabe watch helps navigate though the space–time continuum

Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: Scribbling away one day, I sketched a display with curving lines across it. It looked to me like some sort of scanner display as seen in countless SF films. A few more lines and I had a concept; Astrolabe. The always-on OLED display adds visual punch.

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Chainmaille watch from medieval times

Design submitted by Mark from New Zealand.

Mark says: Medieval times being one of my interests, I started a chainmaille project which led me to start replicating different chainmaille weaves in blender for fun. In doing so I messed about with trying to come up with digits and 4-1 came into being.

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Digitz watch signals the time with hand gestures.

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: Somebody asked me the time the other day across a busy office and I found myself gesturing the time across the office with my hands rather than having to shout. I then thought this is a pretty universal method of communicating numbers and would suit an LCD display, “Digitz” was born.

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Split Second LCD watch bisects the display.

Design submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: My brother thought up the phrase “SPLIT SECOND”, and this concept was born.  I thought, maybe I can make a display that is mostly seconds, but split them in half so there is constant movement on a large portion of the display.  Then I made the hours and minutes smaller and squeezed them in between the top and bottom of the seconds.

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Cage LED watch serves time behind bars

Design submitted by Anders from Sweden.

Anders says: Sketching display layouts, I hit upon the idea of dividing an LED display by running wires above it. After refining the idea I had this; Cage. The display comprises 5 rows of 9 LED segments, telling time in the good old 12-5-9 format.

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