Tag Archives: Analog

Stargazer watch uses constellations to tell the time.

Design submitted by Raphael from the Philippines.

Raphael says: Stargazing has always been something fascinating. Looking up into the heavens and imagining what lies in the murky darkness has been a source of mystery and wonder, and I thought it would be interesting to take the concept of stargazing and put it into a watch design. This is the result.

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vtol: Sci-fi powered LED watch

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: As blog regulars know I have a thing for industrial and mechanical designs. Im also a bit of a film buff and gamer and like futuristic cars and planes that often feature.

This design I guess is inspired by futuristic planes from film and games and has a little DNA from earlier designs like “hunter killer” and “drone”.  This design is called “vtol” (vertical take off and landing) and features two jet engine like displays.

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‘Deflection’ analog watch uses optical distortion to tell the time

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: Back in August 2012 I submitted a design called “Grid” which displayed the time in a very simple analogue format using a projected grid onto slightly 3D looking hands or discs. This gave the watch a retro futuristic look but would have been tricky to make due to the projection element.

This design called “Deflection” gets around this issue but retains the retro futuristic look.

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Hive Cellular LCD watch with hex theme

Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: It often said that insects would be the only creatures to survive a nuclear holocaust or by the chemical toxic pollution to the air earth & water cause by the manufacturing or by burning fossil fuels. So perhaps in another couple of million years’ time Insect humanoid tell time using Hive: Cellular, system to tell the clock time or date.

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Visionary – Analog watch deconstructed

Design submitted by Jose from Spain.

Jose says: I’ve always been the curiosity to ask me in formal and functional terms, would happen when I disassembling an analog watch to assemble it again but in a different way from the original, maintaining its features. Continue reading Visionary – Analog watch deconstructed