Simple. Playful. Modern. Colorful. Isn’t this how we want our lives to feel? The Xela Watch playfully measures time in colors and shapes.See the Working Model Watch the Video
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Designer: Daniel Will-Harris
Simple. Playful. Modern. Colorful. Isn’t this how we want our lives to feel? The Xela Watch playfully measures time in colors and shapes.
The hour is told by the large blue shape. The minute, the smaller red shape with a hole in it to help point more accurately. The silver shape is the second hand, constantly spinning.
The crystal features a yellow object at the 12 o’clock mark. The face’s black object marks 6 o’clock. Together, these add depth that adds to the “mobile” feeling. Inspired by the mobiles of Alexander Calder, the Xela is truly a work of kinetic art for your wrist.
Xela Watch has a 40mm (1.57″) diameter case and complemented with a 20mm wide fabric Nato Band. The minute hand is depicted by a red mobile and the hour hand by the blue. The black and yellow mobile are on the dial and lens respectively lending depth and a 3 dimensional feel to the watch.
MoMa has called Designer Daniel Will-Harris “a computer graphics pioneer,” and his work “truly unique.”
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About Daniel Will-Harris
MoMA called Will-Harris “a computer graphics pioneer,” and his work “truly unique.”
Daniel Will-Harris is a computer graphics pioneer who literally wrote the book on computer typography, design and publishing in print and on the web.
He invented the EsperFonto system which created a new paradigm in typeface selection. He has designed award-winning books and book covers for major publishers, visual systems for the entertainment industry and identities for restaurants listed among the top 50 in the country.
He has written and edited seven best-selling books, as well as international design publications. He is currently at work writing and designing his second book of short stories, creating a cutting-edge clothing line called “Under Cover” and a series of of “souvenirs of imaginary places,” and acting in independent films.