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Rotary phones back in style as stand-out nostalgia products
Implications - Designers have boomers reliving their memories with a products that take them back to old fashioned household items like rotary phones. Retro and old-school tech designs have recently made their way back in fashion, some as spoof products for younger generations, others as high-end designer items.
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Mild Top 4 Examples: 33,110 Total Clicks Jan 08 - Sep 08
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Rotary Phone Watches - The Zihotch Retro Phone Watch
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 16,535 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 08
Rotary Phone Watches
The Zihotch Retro Phone Watch
This quaint piece of accessory is bound to get a lot of people talking ill about you behind your back. This is the Zihotch Retro Phone Watch made by Japan’s Maywadenki. Designed with a face that imitates… [More]
Retro Phone Cars - Howard Davis's VW Beetle Mod
SCORE: 4.9
Warm 6,203 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 08
Retro Phone Cars
Howard Davis's VW Beetle Mod
Howard Davis modified a 1975 Volkswagen Beetle to make it look like a large throwback phone on wheels. Originally, Davis created this phone car to promote his telephone business called Datel Communications.… [More]
Rotary Phone iPhone App - The iRetroPhone
SCORE: 4.5
Mild 5,226 Clicks Pub: Jun 25, 08
Rotary Phone iPhone App
The iRetroPhone
The iRetroPhone application gives the ultra-modern iPhone an updated tweak. The app turns the touch-screen dialing interface into an interactive image of an old-fashioned rotary phone for old-school meets… [More]
Newstalgia Phones - The Silver Dreyfuss 500 Desk Phone
SCORE: 1.5
Mild 5,146 Clicks Pub: Jan 18, 08
Newstalgia Phones
The Silver Dreyfuss 500 Desk Phone
The Newstalgia concept is more glamorous than ever with items like this eclectic spin phone reminiscent of the 1950s and 1960s. The Silver Dreyfuss 500 desk phone and other retro styles from the Pedlars… [More]
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