Tag Archives: retro

Genesis watch honours the birth of video games

Design submitted by Brad from the USA.

Brad says: Video games have long been a part of my life. Today’s games have incredible graphics and story telling power, but some of the real old school games are the ones that made big impressions on me. This is a watch designed to honor some of the old shooter arcade games. This is the Genesis.

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DEZ watch for some retro Star Trek fashion.

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Pater says: Some time ago I did a couple of co-ops with Sam called “Origami” and “Mugen-Kido” which both shared a body and strap consisting of folded strip material. I wanted to re-use that principle in a more subtle futuristic manner than would have a TF old school feel.

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Global watch revives retro sci-fi

Design submitted by Bryce from Belgium.

Bryce says: I’m a fan a geek vintage: pager, old computers, science fiction movie from the seventies/eighties, etc.

Since a long time, I dream about a watch with a vintage leather strap that is able to display time like a fictional computer in a (old) science fiction movie. I want a watch with a clean and simple design and a leather strap a little bit “handmade”.

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Arcadia LCD watch for retro gamers.

Design submitted by Lloyd from Australia.

Lloyd says: “Arcadia” is an LCD concept watch design with a choice of 3 fun displays to tell you the time: one has alien invaders similar to the ones in some retro arcade games, another has rain clouds and the other jellyfish. So, hopefully, there’s something to appeal to everyone.

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Tunnel LCD watch has retro graphics appeal.

Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: This watch keeps its LCD screen always on and uses a zoom effect on the digits to make you feel like traveling in a tunnel. The time is shown in four phases and the centrally located small squares help to distinguish the phases. Top left: first digit of the hours, top right: second digit of the hours, bottom left: first digit of minutes, bottom right: second digit of the minutes.

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BLOX watch turns time into a game.

Design submitted by Heather from the USA and Sam from Germany.

Heather & Sam say: BLOX is an LCD watch inspired by the popular and often quoted videogame Tetris. The basic idea is that we let each game block represent a number and create a playful time display.

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