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Design Line Fashions, A Film Gem That Shows 1970s Designer Phones

3 years agoOdd : Laughing Squid

From the company’s start to the breakup in the 1980s, AT&T always rented their phones to users. But in the 1970s, they tried a novelty line of phones that customers could actually buy, in stores. For these “Design Line” phones, the users were essentially buying just the housing – the working guts of the phones [...]
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1970?s Film Alphabet, Poster That Quizzes Your 1970s Movie Knowledge

Odd : Laughing Squid (3 years ago)

Designer Stephen Wildish has created some surprisingly difficult visual movie trivia challenges: the 1960?s Film Alphabet, the 1980?s Film Alphabet, and the 1990?s Film Alphabet. Now, for his final movie image quiz, he brings us the... Read Post

UnitedStyles Lets You Play Fashion Designer

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Based out of Singapore, UnitedStyles is a Facebook app that lets users create customized fashion designs for women, through a customized 3D preview (Note: Chinese users will have to use VPN). Founder Marc van der Chijs tells me that... Read Post

Rickshaw Telephone

Odd : Laughing Squid (3 years ago)

We recently posted about a line of fancy telephones from the 1970s and Design Line Fashions, their fun-to-watch promotional film. Those (often oddly-shaped) phones reminded me of this red vintage Rickshaw Phone I recently saw on Ets... Read Post

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