Everywhere you look, people are reaching for their cell phones to make calls, take pictures, surf the Web or check the time. Sure, a cell phone is a multitasking marvel. But it's still no substitute for a great wristwatch.
Crispin Jones, Mr. Jones WatchesLondon designer Crispin Jones was inspired by ancient sundials when he created the Mr. Jones Cyclops watch. It dispenses with conventional hour, minute and second hands and goes for a looser method of timekeeping. A single marker advances around the dial, and each hour is represented by a different circle. You can gauge the time based on the marker's relative position. It's not about telling time down to the exact minute, but about getting a general sense of the time to within a few minutes, Crispin says. The result is a relaxed kind of accuracy that brings a welcome balance to our hectic lives.Read More »from What makes you tick?