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Columbo by Magicbox

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Gorgeous retro style product design is the order of the day with the Columbo range of dect phones from Magicbox. “…a little bit Barbarella and a tad Austin Powers” (The Independent)  Yeah, baby! I couldn’t of summed it up better myself.

With Product Design by Chauhan Studio,  Columbo pays homage to  Italian designer Joe Colombo,  remember the Boby Trolley?

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Written by designandinspire

March 29, 2011 at 12:00 am

Posted in Product design

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  1. Magicbox do some really cool stuff but this phone range does stand out and I can see it becoming a design classic in time.

    Daisy

    March 29, 2011 at 7:45 pm

  2. I love these phones- believe it or not Argos did/do something very similar, also in red. I think they perfectly solve the issue of standard ugly house phones! Definitely on my ” to buy” list! Great blog. Xxx Maddie

    maddie

    March 29, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    • Yes I agree Maddie, there are very few home phones that I would give house room to. We actually have the version with the answerphone base unit, which in white is stunning. Thanks for your comment – Dave

      designandinspire

      March 29, 2011 at 8:46 pm


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