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Icon Watch Design Echoes Early Computer Graphics


With the Icon Watch the time's always eight... eight-bit, that is. This ultra-minimalist, battery powered wristwatch was inspired by a computer icon and as such, is a true sign of the times.

There's not much that can be said about the Icon Watch and rightly so: its stark, minimalist design leaves little room for debate or discussion. Besides, the product page at White Rabbit Express is short on text but long on graphics.

“A graphic image turned into a physical product,” pretty much describes the Icon Watch in a nutshell. Well, not in a nutshell per se, that would be silly. Instead, the slim but blocky watch comes packed in a molded case color-coded to match the watch's color – black or white.

Both color choices feature the same neutral face edged with exposed stainless steel from the ABS plastic and metal case. The watch's wristbands are manufactured from urethane for comfort and durability.

The Icon Watch features a Quartz movement and power comes by way of one SR626SW battery. Metric dimensions for the case are 35mm wide x 32mm deep x 8mm tall while the band measures 224mm in length. And in the words of Porky Pig, “Th-Th-Th-Th-Th-That's all, folks!”

You can purchase the Icon Watch in the color of your choice – as long as it's black or white – online at the White Rabbit Express product page and they're priced at $92 each. In the U.S., the Icon Watch is available on Amazon.

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Steve Levenstein
J A P A N O R A M A
InventorSpot.com

Comments
May 26, 2012
by Anonymous

Minimal design watch-face

A graphic image turns into a real product. This minimal design watch-face is inspired by a computer icon.

Jun 18, 2012
by Anonymous

ccna voice

A graphic image turned into a physical product, pretty much describes the Icon Watch in a nutshell.