Pebble watch faces

Expect the unexpected — beautiful watch faces for the Pebble smartwatch.

Zoooom

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The original watch design by hop-picker — now on your Pebble!

Magnified watch design by hop-picker

Watch design by hop-picker

I am proud to publish my Pebble version of <a title="Magnified watch by hop-picker on PSFK" href="http://www.psfk Check Out Your URL.com/2013/08/magnified-watch-no-hands.html#!u9W8T” target=”_blank”>this amazing watch design, which is just beautiful due to its simplicity, and already go a lot of attention, f.i. on reddit.

I fine-tuned it in cooperation with the original author, Konstantin Pulyarkin alias hop-picker, and I believe the result is really amazing and elegant.

Design Considerations

Quarters or Ten-Minutes Ticks?

You will notice that we finally chose to make the ticks correspond to intervals of 15 minutes instead of 10 minutes as in Konstantin’s original design. Konstantin chose the 10-minutes intervals because they help reading at higher accuracy, while I argued that it is more intuitive to have segments that resemble quarters of an hour – as we are used to talk about time in quarters, especially when thinking of analog clocks. Besides, on the Pebble, thicker lines look better, which is an additional reason to use less (but slightly thicker) ticks. Visually comparing it to traditional watch faces, we could not find strong evidence backing one or the other option, so we finally settled on what seemed more intuitive.

Font

The font that we finally agreed on is a bit more “quadratic” than in Konstantin’s round watch design, as I felt that this better goes with the rectangular shape of the Pebble and the look of the Pebble Steel.

Where to get

Encourage Further Development by Your Donation

I am aiming to create high-quality watch faces, which is fun but takes a lot of time. It is a great motivation for me to invest further time if I see people’s appreciation, which can be feedback by email or some other little “investments” like these below* 😉
When You use this button, I will share the resulting money with hop-picker, the original author of the design.

Select your donation to support watch face development*:
1 amount of good vibes (regenerates creativity) $10,00 USD2 ampoules debugging dope (suppress despair) $4,50 USD1 shot of endurance spirit (spurs proper coding) $1,20 USD


* You are not purchasing real goods here, but you are sending the respective amounts of money to me. The items to choose from are humorous, symbolic indications of what’s needed for good coding: Creativity and inspiration, endurance for programming, and sometimes an unexpected lot of patience for testing and debugging.

Zoom2

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Another member of the Zoom family

This design has no outer border, instead it seems to extend to infinity, touching the edge of your Pebble’s screeen. Again, I made a black and a white version, use them as you prefer depending on the color of your Pebble!

Where to get:

On your mobile phone (iPhone or Android phone), tap one of the below banners to launch the Pebble app and install the watchface:

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Feedback

I am always happy about feedback, just drop me a message to p@p10n.net !

Zoom0

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Less is more

The zooming watchface in a reduced design More Info.

I believe it looks quite elegant, the black version on a black Pebble or Pebble Steel, and the white version if you are wearing a white Pebble.

Same benefits (more watch per screen size, better reading, new look) as the original design.

Where to get:

On your mobile phone (iPhone or Android phone), tap one of the below banners to launch the Pebble app and install the watchface:

<—- White  |  Black —>

Discussion / Feedback

I always appreciate some feedback — just drop me a message to p@p10n.net, or vote and comment at mypebblefaces.

Zoom1

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The Zooming Watch Face No.1

This is my first watch face for the Pebble smart watch, and I called it Zoom1.

What I had in mind, and why the dial is not centered:

  • Analog watches are nice
  • Make it big – looks better, and ease (or: increase accuracy) reading the minutes
  • Think out of the box / create an unusual look

What it does:

  • Looks nice (I believe) 😉
  • Depending on current time, zooms in on an the minutes hand (well, to be precise, it’s actually panning).
  • Shows time, day of week and date (that’s a great feature, isn’t it?)

Where to get:

On your mobile phone (iPhone or Android phone), tap one of the below banners to launch the Pebble app and install the watchface:

<—- White | Black —>

Discussion / Feedback

I always appreciate some feedback — just drop me a message to p@p10n.net, or vote and comment at mypebblefaces.

I am delighted that Zoom1 is now featured on PebbleReviews by Mark Reed,
and is among the first 10 in Best of Pebble October 2013 (and the best-placed pure-watchface app)!


Big thanks to everyone for the great feedback I have received so far (including a message from Eric Migicovsky — thanks Eric for bringing us this awesome smart watch!)

 

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