Tag Archives: Mechanical

Shock absorber ‘Kisai-528′ watch is motorcycle inspired. (update)

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: I could go into a long winded story about my interests in all things car and motorbike related but by now you have all guessed that I am a petrol head. So I decided to do yet another motorcyle inspired design because it floated my boat :)

One of the things I like about motorcyles is the fact that a lot of the components are visible and they have a very pruposeful engineered look. I wanted to transmit that ethos into a watch deisgn.

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3Delix futuristic watch uses a helix to gauge time

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is 3Delix an evolution of an older design called “Swirl”

Swirl worked by using spiral shaped hands connected to an analogue movement which converted radial movement to linia movement. Allowing the time to be display in a column like window. 3Delix takes this concept into the third dimension.

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Switch watch activated by brute force!

Design submitted by Patrick from France.

Patrick says: When I had presented my “Kuranku-Watch”, comments are deferred mainly on brittleness of crank (even if it activates only LEDs), thus for the “Switch-Watch”, the handle is much more “muscular”.

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Vault: The safe-crackers guide to time

Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: The following concept is inspired by the combination lock on a security safe or bank vault. This wristwatch use two / three Analogue Disc/s plus one / two rings of for Binary indicators to display the current time. Constructed in three materials: Black IP, Stainless Steel or Gun-Metal each disc is LED Back lit for easy night time reading.

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Red Sector watch is a minimalist fusion of Analogue & LEDs

Design submitted by Ignacio from Spain.

Ignacio says: I always dream with minimalist and cool watches, with no clock hands and very few elements.

Red Sector is one of those dreams, where simplex, technology and design are mixed to create a futuristic and outlaw watch.

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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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SD pocket watch takes on the surreal.

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is “SD” a design inspired by the famous painting “the persistence of memory” by Salvidor Dali. The painting featured a series of wilting clocks, this image is what inspired the shape of this design.

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