Designer Clocks Dan Watches


Some people prefer to learn the time on a vintage grandfather clock that resonates through a tile corridor. Others like the chime of their rare tabletop Philippe Patek. Then, of course, there’s the old standby of the large wall clock. No matter what our time-telling preference, we do not expect to exact significant effort to see that it’s 4:20. These designed watches, however, make complications on a true watch-o-philes’s wrist seem. They certainly reveal a preference among designers to eschew the relationship between form and function. They are about as easy to read as a 19th century marine chronometer. Beauty has its place in clocks, but who wants to read an instruction manual or watch a Youtube video about how to read a clock?

Gallery for Designer Clocks Dan Watches

what-time-does-this-designer-clock-indicateWe could describe it as minimalism in chronometers. | 10 |.

watches-tell-time-through-color-bleedsColor wheels not only give the time but also an aesthetic means of diversion. Is it synesthesia if you start thinking of numbers in terms of colors? | 9 |.

clock-turns-paper-fans-into-artTime in this clock reveals itself as gracefully and beautifully as a Chinese coquette behind her fan. | 7 |.

clock-uses-dimensionalism-to-tell-timeClock developed by Anna Marinenko as a tribute to Japan. | 8 |.

designer-clock-uses-domino-pictographicsTelling time inherently requires a bit of mathematical knowledge. In this case, however, it might take thrice as long to determine the hour if reading the scroll-like domino structure. It might therefore be akin to reading Japanese scrolls. | 5 |.

forget-about-precision-in-timeOne should wonder about a clock’s effectiveness– or at least about the designer’s sense of relationship between form and function– if it comes with instructive photos. | 6 |.

simple-numeral-clock-wiht-magnifying-glassesThe subtlety of this clock adds to its appeal. Whose eyes would linger on the magnification of the numbers as time passes? | 3 |.

wall-clock-turns-military-time-into-domesticityThis will clock turns 24-hour military time into something whimsical and artful. Its dimensionalism further adds to its attractive design. | 4 |.

ecliptical-clock-throughout-24-hour-period-1Perhaps it’s easier to admit the passage of time if a clock bears what appears to be metal lace over its face. | 1 |.

minimal-watch-presents-digital-color-gird-This retro watch still bears something that’s a little flash forward. its gentle gradation of color delights the eye as the minimal indicators of time intrigue the mind. | 2 |.

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