Spring Washer Inspired Double Helix Watch

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: “This is “Double Helix” a back to basics analogue watch design. The inspiration for this design is the humble spring washer or locking washer which simply consists of a washer which is split and shaped into a subtle helix. This design uses two helix like forms to describe the time hence the name “Double Helix”. Continue reading Spring Washer Inspired Double Helix Watch

Transitions watch digi-analogue 12-11-4 time telling

Design submitted by Robert from Hungary.

Robert says: I wanted to create an analog-like 24 hour watch with hour hand and minute hands with sub-dials, but using the popular 12-11-4 digital time form. And I absolutely wanted to avoid the overlaps of the hands! The challenge was complex. The two-sided hour hand was the key.

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LED Watch Inspired By Stealth Vehicles

Design submitted by Pawel from Germany.

Pawel says: “The polygonal design of the housing is inspired by the shape of stealth vehicles. The objective was to smoothly integrate the numbers into the polygonal mesh such that one cannot tell where the display is until it is activated. Continue reading LED Watch Inspired By Stealth Vehicles

Edge Watch Stretches Digital Time

Design submitted by Pawel from Germany.

Pawel says: “For some time I was working on the idea of a digital watch display that looks like analog, exploring the possibility of placing digital numbers in the edge of an analog face. In this design I demonstrate the solution of combining frame bars with hour markers.

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LED Watch with User Actuation To Reveal Time

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: “This is “Actuator”, an evolution of my “Hybrid” design. The original Hybrid concept was popular when it featured on the blog in March 2012, but proved to be too costly to make and technically difficult due to the heavy metallic disc. This version uses a similar time telling method but gets around the technical issues. Continue reading LED Watch with User Actuation To Reveal Time

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