Smart Watch Faces

A selection of designs for Wear OS and Samsung (Tizen) smart watches. Available at Facer.

Artemidorus’ Dreams: An Eastern themed Jump Hour watch face featuring an 18th century Turkish votive tablet, with 11th century Persian metal beads and hour numbers reminiscent of an antique typewriter.

Grønland Rose: A Jump Hour watch with an animated face composed of a 16th century painting by cartographer Ignazio Danti depicting Grøenlandia (Greenland), with the seconds indicated by a rotating 32 point compass rose.

Time Span: A hybrid analog/digital watch face comprised of: an illuminated calligraphic guide by Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 – 1600), 5th and 11th century Egyptian beads, Northern Mediterranean stone arrowheads dating from 1,500 to 10,000 BCE and a 4th century Roman bronze dish.

Mongolian Jump: A graphic Jump Hour watch face featuring an 1830’s Austrian Phenakistiscope disc with a dancing man. The disk “jumps ahead” to reveal the hour while a black ring marks the minutes.

Face Mask: An art historical mash-up combining a 19th century Dutch calendar illustration of the Zodiac, an ancient stone funerary mask from the Condorhuasi-Alamito people of South America. The hour markers and second “hand” are 11th century Egyptian filigree beads. The hour hand is a Paleolithic flint biface tool and the minute hand is a 15th century Kogai hair dressing tool..