Dear old phone boxes…

Phone box is an example of how the urban design can change because of the innovations in our lives. In an era characterized by the domination of cellular does anyone remember the old phone box? As we can see in this milanese newspaper clipping, we can observe their decline. cabina-rotta

 It seems that even in London the trend is the same and the “red boxes” are falling… do you imagine how the characteristic city-landscape of London can change without one of its symbol?

Photo by Sabrina Ronchese

Photo by Sabrina Ronchese

 Here, in order to give a “tribute” to our old place where we phoned, some funny phone boxes’s design (from Japan).In this way you can’t ignore them:


If you are missing them the project by Alessandro Busana “Isolution” could help you. It is a particular  telephone box where you can go and telephone with your personal cellular…this idea permits to have a place in our busy cities where you can find the opportunity to make a call in peace. This idea belongs to “mini design awards”.isolution


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