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Re: C65 Trident Diver

Post by nordwulf » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:06 pm

Rhorya wrote:I don’t know who did this but it would be brilliant!
Thanks! Where did you find this image? Looks like someone removed my name from my design..
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Re: C65 Trident Diver

Post by Caller » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:09 pm

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Rhorya wrote:The GMT just doesn’t quite do it for me. I would Love this one if CW would do it. It’s not my photo but one I found somewhere and fell in love with as a potential CW GMT.

I don’t know who did this but it would be brilliant!
I think you'll find that Omega did it about 5 years ago.
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Re: C65 Trident GMT now on the CW website

Post by nordwulf » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:29 pm

downer wrote:I like it. I imagine I'd like it even more with regular lume, rather than vintage lume.
Yes, the vintage lume is getting a bit overplayed.

Modern version with smaller GMT hand in muted orange.

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Re: C65 Trident GMT now on the CW website

Post by Mikkei4 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:51 pm

nordwulf wrote:
downer wrote:I like it. I imagine I'd like it even more with regular lume, rather than vintage lume.
Yes, the vintage lume is getting a bit long in the tooth.

Modern version with smaller GMT hand in muted orange.

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Looks better than the released version IMO - Frank, please could you do me a favour and show your version with the blue colour of the dial from the C65 Trident Diver if it's not a major piece of work for you?

I know it's been said before but CW should pass their designs past you before final versions are decided upon.

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Re: C65 Trident GMT now on the CW website

Post by Rhorya » Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:31 pm

Caller wrote:
nordwulf wrote:
Rhorya wrote:The GMT just doesn’t quite do it for me. I would Love this one if CW would do it. It’s not my photo but one I found somewhere and fell in love with as a potential CW GMT.

I don’t know who did this but it would be brilliant!
I think you'll find that Omega did it about 5 years ago.
True, but I’d like to see it freshened up for a lot less!


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Re: C65 Trident GMT now on the CW website

Post by Rhorya » Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:34 pm

nordwulf wrote:
Rhorya wrote:The GMT just doesn’t quite do it for me. I would Love this one if CW would do it. It’s not my photo but one I found somewhere and fell in love with as a potential CW GMT.

I don’t know who did this but it would be brilliant!


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Thanks! Where did you find this image? Looks like someone removed my name from my design..
http://horology.world/forums/topic/35-d ... w-watches/

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Dude if you did this I love it! I copied it from somewhere here in one of these forums it’s been a while but I loved it when I saw it and had to save it in case I could never find it again. I actually sent a copy to Chris and begged him to consider this! I’d definitely purchase one with the 2893-2!

Credit where credit is due my brother! Awesome rendering!

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Re: CW watch design suggestions

Post by Rhorya » Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:25 pm

One small minor detail I would add is the second hand needs a lollipop lume pip on it.

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Re: C65 Trident GMT now on the CW website

Post by nordwulf » Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:38 pm

Mikkei4 wrote:Looks better than the released version IMO - Frank, please could you do me a favour and show your version with the blue colour of the dial from the C65 Trident Diver if it's not a major piece of work for you?

I know it's been said before but CW should pass their designs past you before final versions are decided upon.
I tried but turning black (no color really) into a real color is not that easy in the software I use. So for now you have to use your imagination.

How about smaller GMT hand and with the vintage CW logo?

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Re: CW watch design suggestions

Post by Mikkei4 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:07 pm

nordwulf wrote:I tried but turning black (no color really) into a real color is not that easy in the software I use. So for now you have to use your imagination.

How about smaller GMT hand and with the vintage CW logo?
Thanks for explaining the problem re.the blue.
CW will never go back to the previous logo - To be honest I don't mind the font of the new name but want it centre-justified at 12 because IMO it's wrong being left-justified at 9 and doesn't suit my need for symmetry with "Christopher" being so much longer than "Ward".

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Re: C65 Trident GMT now on the CW website

Post by nbg » Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:45 pm

nordwulf wrote:
downer wrote:I like it. I imagine I'd like it even more with regular lume, rather than vintage lume.
Yes, the vintage lume is getting a bit overplayed.

Modern version with smaller GMT hand in muted orange.

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I would buy that.

But I wouldn’t buy the one that has just been released.

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Re: CW watch design suggestions

Post by mattjary » Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:15 am

Shame no photos showing for me?

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Re: CW watch design suggestions

Post by panamavin » Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:22 pm

That mock rendition would be awaiting dispatch from me if they went with that design! Also love the Pepsi version you mocked up. They need you on the design team stat looks like things are going off the rails this season! :lol:

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Re: CW watch design suggestions

Post by kygan00 » Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:46 am

CW has some nice watches. Too bad it is suffering from identity crisis due to its lack of distinctive logo

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Re: CW watch design suggestions

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:25 am

kygan00 wrote:CW has some nice watches. Too bad it is suffering from identity crisis due to its lack of distinctive logo
How come?

Since the switch to their current v_3 logo, CW sales have broadly increased. I don't see how that would work if they were suffering an identity crisis.

Additionally, I'm confident that CW know who they are and are moving the brand in the direction they want to.

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Re: CW watch design suggestions

Post by TigerChris » Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:15 pm

kygan00 wrote:CW has some nice watches. Too bad it is suffering from identity crisis due to its lack of distinctive logo
Identity Crisis?? Whether you like the logo or whether you don’t, it is no identity crisis. Chris W has explained the rationale and thinking behind the logo and it is a clear direction that they wish to go in. Hardly an identity crisis is it?

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