Designed by Tao Ma, the “Quartz Tele” phone “uses large quartz crystals for each numeric number on a dial pad.” One more picture after the jump. No word yet on if this concept will go into production. Here’s how it works:

Below each crystal is an embedded LED. Pressing each crystal illuminates it like a transformer’s energon cube. They all sit on a base with a sharp LED screen that displays pertinent information like incoming calls, dates, and contacts

[via YankoDesign]