Category Archives: Watch Designs

Kisai Maru – Concept to Reality

Kisai Maru is the eighth fan-submitted concept to become reality from the Tokyoflash Design Studio Blog. The idea for Kisai Maru’s display was submitted in March 2011 by a reader of the blog and fan of Tokyoflash, Samuel Jerichow from Germany.

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Decaminute watch turns your day decimal.

Design submitted by Logan from the USA.

Logan says: I interpreted Tokyoflash’s slogan, “change the way you think about time,” as a design challenge: create a watch that will convince a traditionalist that there are advantages to thinking differently about time.

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Concave LED watch with ripple effect

Design submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: I came up with the idea for Concave when I thought about making circular digits, one behind the other.  In order to accomplish this, although the display is flat, I imagined each digit to be a curved surface, like a contact lens, for example.  By placing the digits one behind the other, and increasing size, we can see these concentric circular digits, each whose center segment is being partially blocked by the digit in front of it.

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Paper Blade e-paper watch creates a time-stencil.

Design submitted by Devindh from the UK.

Devindh says: This design is another exploration of the possibilities of e-paper. I wanted to use the idea of a custom cut piece of e-paper as a starting point for a unique timepiece.

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Bermuda LED watch has all the answers

Design submitted by Colby from South Africa.

Colby says: With inspiration from the intrigue of The Bermuda Triangle and crop circles, coupled with the classic feel of 1960-1980’s sci-fi movies, the ‘Bermuda’ was born. My underlying principle was to use an unconventional watch shape, and include a one-of-a-kind function.

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Orbits e-paper watch graphs time in 3 dimensions.

Design submitted by Ignacio from Spain.

Ignacio says: I love drawing. One day, making circles with compass, I decided to design a watch where joining 3 points (time) drew a circle. And so did this design.

I considered doing another 2 designs, which would be a square and a triangle, with the same functioning.

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