This bold metal watch from London’s STORM combines digital and analog worlds in a single timepiece. While it’s not quite as futuristic as Seahope’s Leiji Meter watch, it’s a heck of a lot easier to tell time with.
If you’re in the market for a new digital watch and want something a little out of the ordinary, you might want to check out the latest timepiece from Nooka – the ZAZ. Now, I’m not a big fan of the name, which sounds like some sort of tacky accessory store from the 1980s, but the watch’s cool modern style belies its rather silly name.
These cool new watches from Japan are the first LED timepieces I’ve seen that feature a touch-sensitive display.
Created by Japan’s SeaHope, the Dual Touch LED watch has a display that can react to your touch.
These modern digital watches don’t use LED or LCD screens. Instead, they use E-Ink screens to tell the time.
Phosphor’s E-Ink watches have a bold modern design, and feature highly readable electrostatic displays.
The Phosphor DH01, DH02 and DH03 all feature a display that combines a dramatic modern numeric display for minutes, along with a simulated analog dial for the current hour.
You’ll have to rely on your keen powers of observation to figure out the current time on this new watch from Storm.
The limited-edition Storm Synth conceals the current time by taking standard hour hand, minute hand, second hand equation and multiplying it by three.
Inspired by the neon lights of the flashy Shinjuku district of Tokyo, this new watch out of Japan is sure to draw plenty of attention when you check the time.
The Kisai Denshoku watch is crafted from aluminum and stainless steel, and tells time using a unique set of stacked orange LED bars.
This highly-collectible Space Invaders LED watch came out a couple of years back in Japan, but I certainly could never find a place to buy one. Until now.
I was hunting around looking for something entirely different when I spotted these limited-edition Invaders’ watches over at Japan’s ebten for ¥18,690 (appx.
If I told you to put a pile of fiery ants on your wrist every day, you’d probably say I was crazy. But with this entomological timepiece from Japan, you can cover your arm with ’em without any risk of getting bitten.
Here’s a new LED watch that’s sure to draw attention whenever you go to check the time.
The STORM Faze watch features a unique dot-matrix LED display, concealed behind a plastic lens that sort of reminds me of the compound eye of an insect.
This new watch from Germany’s Botta Design can’t be bothered with two full rotations of the hour hand over the course of a 24 hour day.
The Botta UNO 24 uses a single pointy hand that rotates at 1/2 the speed of a normal watch, letting you view all 24 hours of the day without a 2nd time around the dial.
Created by Swedish designer David Ericsson, VOID Watches are the embodiment of clean modern design.
Each watch in the new V.01 collection features a bold face design with an off-center grey-on-black LCD screen. According to Ericsson, the V.01’s half-glass / half-stainless face “could represent the duality of life; like the yin and yang, the past and future, love and hate, right or wrong.”
I don’t know what it is about these retro-futuristic watches from Japan, but for me they conjure up images of 1980s color vector video games like Tempest or Quantum.
The limited-edition Scope 2 watch uses a special multi-color (RGB) LED display to tell the time.
Despite their bright, energy-efficient displays, OLED (organic light emitting diode) timepieces are still be few and far between. So I was pleased to see another new watch jump on the OLED bandwagon.
The Infinity Apus Dark Force digital watch features a luminescent blue OLED screen, which really pops out from the stainless and black backdrop.
In the market for a modern digital watch that’s looks cool, but is still easy to read? Storm’s Ambition watches might be just what you’re looking for.
Featuring a stealthy face design that looks like some sort of bar code when the watch is dormant, you’d never know the time was hiding beneath its unassuming surface.
The results are in for our just completed Tokyoflash watch giveaway, and I can now reveal the answers and winners. Read on for the answers, the winners’ names, and some really special watch designs in case you’ve never seen them before.