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    In order to safely descend the slopes, it is crucial for a mountain climber to know what time the sun will set. Closed Watch informs its wearer i… Read More
    In order to safely descend the slopes, it is crucial for a mountain climber to know what time the sun will set. Closed Watch informs its wearer in intuitive way. Read Less
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In order to safely descend the slopes, it is crucial for a mountain climber to know what time the sun will set. Closed Watch informs its wearer in intuitive way. 
Closed Watch has been designed for recreational hikers and professional climbers. The time of the sunset changes with the season, so Closed Watch allows the wearer to select the season by pressing one of two buttons on the sides of the watch. When sunset approaches, the face of the watch turns black behind the hour hand. (The minutes are shown with digits.) The time remaining until sunset remains bright. The climber needs to descend before the watch face becomes fully covered.
 
Closed Watch takes an intuitive approach to telling the time. It can also be used without the ‘sunset’ function. 
Created by Hyun-Ju Park, Seon-Il Kim, Mingeoung Baek & Mi Jang
Press Released
 
1. Yanko Design, "Sundown Cafe" : http://www.yankodesign.com/2013/10/31/sundown-cafe/
2. Tuvie Design, "Closed Watch for hikers and mountain climbers" : http://www.tuvie.com/closed-watch-for-hikers-and-mountain-climbers/
3. mmminimal, "Closed Watch - Intuitive alert interface..." : http://mmminimal.com/closed-watch/
4. Goorii Emotional Story, "Closed Watch for hikers and mountain climbers" : http://blog.naver.com/hino1205/150188709826
5. iFuns, "日落腕表:Closed Watch" : http://ifuns.us/sunset-watch-closed-watch/
6. dsgnr, "Reloj Closed | Seon-Il Kim" : http://www.dsgnr.cl/2013/11/reloj-closed-seon-il-kim/
7. MOBBIT, "Closed Watch" : http://mobbit.info/item/2013/11/4/narychnye-chasy-closed-watch-pokazyvaut-vremya-do-zakata-7-foto
8. Watchkart, "Big mouthed watches" : http://blog.watchkart.com/big-mouthed-watches/
9. ixiqi, "日落腕表:Closed Watch" : http://www.ixiqi.com/archives/75502
10. Red-Dot, "Closed Watch" : http://www.red-dot.sg/ko/online-exhibition/concept/?code=819&y=2013&c=17&a=0
11. Technabob, "Closed Watch Lets Hikers Know When the Sun is About to Set" : http://technabob.com/blog/2013/11/02/closed-watch-concept/
12. Feel Desain, "CLOSED WATCH | SEON-IL KIM" : http://www.feeldesain.com/closed-watch-seon-il-kim.html
13. Creativecrunk, "15+ iWatch Concept Designs For Inspiration" : http://creativecrunk.com/iwatch-concept-designs-for-inspiration-2/#.U6meYxb-fJO