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KAKU watch uses Kanji strokes to tell time

Design submitted by Sam from Germany

Sam says: KAKU is a 12-5-9 concept that uses kanji with different stroke counts instead of numbers. The inspiration came when looking up a kanji in a dictionary. The kanji were sorted by components, reading and also the amount of stokes, that are required to write them.

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Denshino Analog watch inspired by Japanese ‘の’

Design submitted by Firdaus from Malaysia.

Firdaus says: How can you tell a product is a Japanese? I’m interested to a kanji character that is unique to Japanese and should describe Japanese sense to a product, I mean you always see it in most Japanese writing – “の” (pronounced “no”). Continue reading Denshino Analog watch inspired by Japanese ‘の’