These dramatic new watches from fashion house Diesel are a couple of only a handful of watches to embrace OLED display technology. The watches feature a bold case design that provides a welcome home for the clean, minimal OLED screen.
Remember those puzzles that had tiny steel balls that you had to try to get into little holes? Here’s a series of watches out of Germany that remind me of those favorites from my childhood.
The Abacus series of watches has no hands at all.
This timepiece from Swiss watchmaker Urwerk boasts a case that’s made from a specially coated steel that’s virtually indestructible.
The Urwork 103.08 not only has a unique dial and case design that looks like something Master Chief might don, it’s coated with Titanium Aluminum Nitride (a.k.a.
This clock looks quite a bit like those retro Nixie tube clocks, but instead of old vacuum tubes, it uses modern LED technology to achieve a similar result.
B&W’s Tubes Clock features six independent segmented red LEDs encased in little smoked domes.
Here’s a really excellent retro-modern wall clock from Dutch designer Frank Clewits for design house Puhlmann.
To tell time, the clock uses some unique, forward-facing Nixie vacuum tubes that poke out of the face of a brushed steel plate.
Technabob favorite TokyoFlash revealed their latest ultra modern digital watch this week. Previously available only in Japan, their Barcode Black watch features a dramatic black case with a solid black stainless steel band.
Four columns of bright blue LEDs dot the front to tell the time in Tokyoflash’s typically offbeat way.
Sure, there are plenty of clocks out there that can tell time in different time zones one or two at a time, but how about a clock that can simultaneously tell the time in NINE major cities across the globe?
Remember those crummy old alarm clocks from the seventies that used numbers that flipped as the time changed? Dutch designer Wil van den Bos has reinvented the classic flip clock as a work of modern magnificence.
TokyoFlash today rolled out their latest in their series of cryptic LED watches.
The stainless steel Shinshoku watch animates the current time using a series of LEDs arranged in a honeycomb-like grid. As is usually the case with TokyoFlash watches, you might need to read the instructions before you can tell the time.
Here’s another cool LED clock out of Japan. This one starts out with inverted LED segments, reflected onto a mirrored surface hovering above the surface.
The Dancing on the Water clock by YOnoBI has a highly reflective lacquered steel finish that makes it looks like the current time is floating in the air.
The latest funky watch to be released in the TokyoFlash PIMP series has the best name yet, the “Jive Turkey.” It’s a substantial stainless steel timepiece that combines modern technology with a retro feel.
The Jive Turkey display features a refractive lens system that makes the green LEDs fade into an animated 70’s-style “infinity” effect.