Retro Telephone Clocks

Jonas Merian of Jonas Design takes old Chinese rotary telephones and converts them into attractive desk clocks. They have the clean aesthetic you’d expect from a Swiss designer living in Shanghai. The clocks can be wall mounted too if you desire. Simple idea to reuse something that would otherwise be thrown out …

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Rotary Phone Sheep

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Sheep with rotary phone heads. Designed by Jean Luc Cornec and on display at the Museum of Communications in Frankfurt. I like how the handsets are being used for feet. Makes me want to call up and order some lamb kebabs delivered for dinner tonight. Yum.

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Rotary Phone iPhone Case is Retro Coolness

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Turn your iPhone into an old school rotary phone! Well not really, but with this felt case for your precious 3G phone you can at least make it look a bit like the rotary dial phone. Admittedly the case does look a bit rough and school-projecty, but conceptually and visually it is undeniably ...

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Add a Rotary Phone Handset to your Cell Phone

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Here’s an interesting cell phone accessory- the retro rotary phone handset from Sourcingmap. Just plug this in to any cell phone with a 2.5cm jack (or use an adapter) and start talking like they did in the old days. Jeez did I just call my youth, “the old days”? It wasn’t that ...

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