A wrist watch can tell a lot about its owner: about his character, life position, hobbies. So that the most extraordinary personalities can express themselves to the fullest, the designers equip the watch with a dial in the form of a loading indicator, a carbon-fiber case and even a built-in tetris. Our review contains the most unusual and stylish wristwatches.
Elio watches by Pierre Haulot and William Boullier show the time using a straight scale - the one used to indicate the process of downloading files.
With the eCO2 watch, everyone can contribute to the improvement of the city's ecosystem. Like a plant, eCO2 absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen. The watch uses kinetic energy from body movement to maintain battery power.
Igor and Maria Solovyov presented the concept of Timeflex watch-stickers, which look like a transparent sticker with a dial and can be glued to any surface. The watch will surely be popular in the near future, when technological progress will allow this idea to be realized.
For those who do not need to know the exact time or who wear watches simply because they are stylish and beautiful, the Spinning Time concept was developed. The gadget displays the time, rounding it up to five minutes. In addition, the watch can sync with a mobile device, notifying the user about messages and calls.
Swatch air tube
Sometimes designers take the most basic things, like a hose from a pump, and turn them into stylish gadgets - that's how the Swatch Air Tube was born.
i / o
It is believed that Hi-Tech watches are made exclusively for men, but the I / O concept refutes this stereotype. The watch, designed by Robin Lapo Bigio and Olivero Zanon, is a stylish feminine bracelet with a dot, when pressed, the dial appears.
Some people probably cannot do without simple computer games like Tetris or Ping Pong. Especially for them, Lysandre Follet has developed a Nixon watch with a full set of mini-games.
F1 / Carbon GMT
John Pszeniczny, a big fan of F1 racing, has created a concept watch for those who value their status and precious time. The carbon case of the F1 / Carbon GMT is adorned with 18 rubies, which you can click to find out the exact time in one of the 18 cities where F1 races are held. The watch is also equipped with a timer and stopwatch function and has rubber and metal inserts.
The watch, designed by Roger Kellenberger, has a large opening in the middle of the dial and shows the time with rotating discs.
Another creation by John Pszeniczny - this time distant from the automotive theme, but no less stylish - Luna Watch. Steel watch with spessartine crystal. It is enough to touch the contacts, and time will magically appear inside the grenade.
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