Watch Design

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Watch design is becoming an increasingly popular area for product designers as a result many unique, innovative and futuristic watch designs are being created by designers today. In this category you will find news and information about some of them.

With many modern gadgets featuring time telling functions, the death of the wristwatch is sometimes speculated. However as these watch designs show there is still plenty of life left, and the use of 3D software allows designers to create some really stunning images as well as video representations of their work.

“The future of watch design is made more exciting by the continual emergence of new colors, materials and finishes, which bring new creative opportunities. New technology, too brings challenge. “All futurists agree that the wrist is prime real estate for wearable technology.”- Scott Wilson

If you have questions about these watch designs regarding their production status, specifications and so on please contact the designers themselves via the contact information provided.


Graffiti art inspires watch from designer Andy Kurovets

Graffiti Watch

The growing street art craze is the inspiration for the latest watch from designer Andy Kurovets. A little tricky to read at first glance it will perhaps become easier after getting used to the unique display (see image below) that mimics the style and colourful world of graffiti. The digits of the display are rendered using colourful …

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Round-the-Clock Wristwatch By Körös Benedek

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The “Round-The-Clock Wristwatch” is an interesting concept in the form of a bracelet dreamed up by designer Körös Benedek It offers a time display on the edge of the ring through a system of rotating discs respectively indicating the hours, minutes and seconds. It is made of stainless steel but also uses plastic and rubber. Via Yanko  

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Geometric Watch Design for Nixon

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This digital watch design has a diamond motif that recurs not just in the overall pyramid shape of the watch face but also the crown is made to resemble a diamond – something Im not entirely sure is a good idea given that it would likely dig into your arm as well as be difficult …

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Memento Mori Watch by Fiona Kruger

Memento Mori Watch by Fion Kruger

The Memento Mori watch by Fiona Kruger is a skeleton watch with emphasis on the skull, it is a one off design created when she was studying at University of art and design Lausanne in Switzerland. The watch design is inspired by the 17th century skull watch of Mary Queen of Scotts, as well as …

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Marko Petrovic “Avenger” Lamborghini watch

Avenger watch

For his  Lamborghini watch design Marko Petrovic drew inspiration from the shapes and forms in Lamborghini’s supercars, in particular the Aventador , that was released earlier in the year. This Lamborghini watch, called “The Avenger” translates the Aventador’s engine into a vertical tourbillon, according to Marko Petrovic “The main idea was to transfer that sophisticated but still …

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Marc Tran Ringen

Marc Tran Ringen

Marc Tran is a French Designer from ISD Valenciennes. He is currently working on his masters degree in product and services design/management. For his Ringen watch he drew inspiration from Automobiles and the face of the watch is reminiscent of a cars headlamp. The colour balance between the blue and silver is a nice subtle nuance. The …

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Watch concepts by Thierry Fischer inspired by nebula, black holes.

Ak Geneve Concept watch

Had to feature these stunning watch designs by Thierry Fischer, who graduated from I.S.D in France and is working on watch design at Etude de Style. The AK Geneve concept watch is pictured above, this watch design provides hours minutes, day/night indication, and power reserves. Pictured below is an astronomically inspired concept. The “Tourbillon Blackhole” As implied in …

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Solaris by Olivier Demangel

Solaris by Olivier Demangel

Designer Olivier Demangel had the idea to create a futuristic solar watch after seeing a new solar powered Logitech Keyboard. Like a lot of modern futuristic LED watches, particularly those by Tokyo Flash, its not immediately apparent how to read the time on this concept watch and it involves adding up various individual LED’s, but ‘only’ …

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E’llipse by Su Chew Lee & Paolo Di Prodi

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This sleek futuristic looking watch by designers Su Chew Lee & Paolo Di Prodi doubles as a mobile phone and features UI widgets for time, weather or calendar. The watch design is intended to blend functionality and portability with elegance. According to the designers: “The design was inspired by the idea of creating a functional accessory that is …

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Karim Zaouai “Ferrowatch”

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This concept watch keeps time using “ferrofluid”. Ferrofluid is a liquid made of microscopic magnetic particles which become strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. The field in this case is designed to imitate the movement of a watch. Price:Concept Source:Link

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Digital Hourglass Watch

Digital Hourglass Watch

This cool concept watch is part watch and part digital hourglass. The hourglass-shaped,  LED face can show the time, with the hour on the top and minutes on the bottom, or display the minutes slipping away as the digital “sand” counts down the time. The hourglass stopwatch still displays the time at the bottom. Source:Link  

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