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Vortex LED watch sends time spinning

Design submitted by Justin from the UK.

Justin says: Vortex was the result of two minds coming together, both mine and my good friend Simon. We discussed and doodled one day and then once he had left I sat down at my PC and got busy with the CAD part and tweaking the aesthetics and minor details.

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Sentinel watch keeps a robotic eye on you

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Pater says: This design is inspired by the modern trend in car design for LED head lights.

These new lights are becoming far more futuristic, detailed and elaborate than the more traditional bulb and reflector type that they replace. Its this futuristic elaborate look that made me think of watch displays and how this could be incorporated.

“Sentinel” was the result.

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QUATTROGRID forms cryptic time modes using luminous lines. (update)

Design submitted by Wilhelm from South Africa.

Wilhelm says: The idea for this watch module came from the square metal grids used in the building industry, combined with 2 methods for reading time, the normal digital “grid” mode for easy time telling and the “quattro” binary method for reading digital time, hence the name “Quattrogrid”.

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Glyph LED watch looks cryptic, is actually easy! (update)

Design submitted by Justin from the UK.

Justin says: This is a re-imagining of BorderLine, a concept of my own creation. The method of telling the hours was well received and some felt that it was a shame that the minutes were robbed of this unique method.

So it has been reborn as…Glyph.

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Hanabira flower watch blooms over time

Design submitted by Robert from Hungary.

Robert says: Hanabira is an LCD watch concept. I wanted to create a new type screen with a really new type minute hand. The minute hand is virtual, but its end draws six curves in every hour, and these curves together will be a six-petal flower.

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Incognito – The fashion bracelet with a secret second life.

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: It may come to a surprise to TF fans and blog submitters alike, but believe it or not not everyone wears watches. Many don’t particularly like them and prefer to wear jewellery or leather bracelets etc. For that reason I decided to design a simple concept based on a cuff style leather bracelet that looks and feels like a leather bracelet but has a covert LED watch built in, “Incognito” was born

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