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

3 years agoHumor : 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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Rickshaw Telephone

Humor : 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

Man Designs Real-Life Batsuit That Actually Protects You [Pic + Video]

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (4 hours ago)

Jackson Gordon, an industrial design student at Philadelphia University, built this awesome Batsuit that will actually protect you in a fight. The thing isn’t bulletproof, but it will absorb hits in a fist fight as well as attacks f... Read Post

Start With This Checklist: 4 Things to Consider Before You Design

House & Home / Interior Design : Apartment Therapy (2 hours ago)

Generally speaking, the rooms in our homes have to be multifunctional, but it's not always easy to design with all those functions in mind. Whether you're starting from scratch or trying to make the most of what you've got, making a... Read Post


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