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KODIGY watch with easy digital mode plus a secret code mode.

Design submitted by Jose from Spain.

Jose says: This new concept displayed to the user the time according to your choice: Code -by default- a simple alien key :) based on the known sequence 12-5-9 or if you prefer with numbers.

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Grid watch generates a triangular mesh of time.

Design submitted by Justin from the UK.

Justin says: As usual I doodle the numbers first, then simply mould the rest of the watch around them. I always set out with a specific technology in mind, E-paper, LCD, analogue…

This time I chose LED…I created…GRID!

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Timeline LED watch graphs the time with lines, blocks.

Design submitted by Sam from Germny.

Sam says: I had the feeling that I achieved something cool with my previous Timeline concepts, so I gave the basic concept another round. This version is the 3rd Reality.

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Circuit e-paper watch design makes creative use of negative space

Design submitted by Justin from the UK.

Justin says: I wanted to design an E-paper watch as there aren’t many around. I just doodled at work one day and the numbers seemed to appear. I went for a simple yet bold style, one that would fit the E-paper technology best.

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Elements watch plots time on a continuous line.

Design submitted by Matt from Canada.

Matt says: I had this idea while I was waiting for my oven element to heat.

I made 2 models with a continuous line of LCD segments/LED’s lights and 2 models with 3 unconnected “elements”. It’s an hour/minute watch with alarm and date feature. To tell the time you simply have to look for the segments/lights that are/is ON/OFF.

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Contraform watch forms digits as cryptic discs rotate.

Design submitted by Igor from Canada.

Igor says: The idea came up while brainstorming on new ideas for my Shattered Clock project. It was a while ago, so I can’t recall what exactly inspired me.

I call this design Contraform. Due to the counter form you’re reading the number from.

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Sandwatch is never the same twice.

Design submitted by Chingiz from Kyrgyzstan.

Chingiz says: I sat by the river and thought why modern watches don’t tell the true time. Because all known classic and digital watches repeat everyday. But we consume our lives/time/ like water, fuel or cigarettes and we must see it being exhausted constantly.

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