Design a Ressence Wristwatch for Charity

The contest begins.

Intended to raise funds for medical research, independent watchmaker Ressence has just announced Time to Draw, a wristwatch design contest.

The contest calls for participants to design the dial of the Ressence Type 1 Slim wristwatch, and the winner will turned into an actual, one-off wristwatch – with the designer’s name engraved on the case – that will then be sold at Sotheby’s.

The Type 1 Slim

Proceeds will go to KU Leuven in Belgium, specifically to support the university’s COVID-19 coronavirus research programme that is working on a vaccine and advanced detection of the virus.

Taking part in the contest is easy:

  1. Download the Type 1 Slim templates from
  2. Get to work with any type of design tool – physical or electronic (there are no restrictions on design tools)
  3. Specify the exact colour of every component, including typography and luminous paint
  4. Submit the design by email before the closing deadline – 2:00 pm GMT on May 12, 2020

For the design template and more details, visit


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