Illegible Watches

Brands might consider a striking design that sells watches to be “successful.” More than something that catches your eye in a retail environment, however, a watch is something you live with, that accompanies you through the day like few other items do. A watch is different from other jewelry partly because it’s interactive. Mr. Biver is right that no one needs a watch in order to tell the time — but a watch can, in fact, be handy, as well as fulfilling to own and use… More here.

Totally agree with this and it’s a shame that so many watches put legibility behind design considerations.

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