@brandon\: Thanks for your response! I agree with you on the dial appearance and I also dislike the meteorite look. A change is in order for a matte charcoal dial, similar to the color and appearance one would see on the hands of a Sinn watch (pic below). Another rendering is soon to be forthcoming with that particular change. I also reckon that any conventional 22mm strap utilizing a screw-in/spring bar will be compatible with this watch, with some minor exceptions (i.e. notched straps near the lug).
Other notes: The bezel will be rounded and the date is within the encircled logo. A GMT version may be due first, given the complications of manufacturing a novel alarm movement. Great insight, Brandon\, Popoki Nui, and John MS! Any other suggestions for utilizing the sub-dial?
@Popoki Nui: I will be making the cut-out and the movement match each others' shape. Regarding the dark markers, I think that the image is not clear enough to show what I am intending. It will be a raised, cylindrical PVD marker, akin to what you would see on the bezel of a Panerai Submersible 25. A bit redundant, perhaps, but I think it it is a unique modern touch not seen on many dials.
@ all: Perhaps, and this is just a thought, what if I took the balance/rotor from the reverse, and put it on the front where the skeleton cut out is (in this case, the cut-out would be removed). Then, on the reverse, it will look very much like a manual mechanical movement design (although still an automatic). This would be similar to the Perrelet Dipteros I and II watches. Just some food for thought, nothing final. EDIT: Sorry, I was going temporarily insane there. So, nope. Definitely a bad idea.