Modern Rotary Phone

Designed by the firm of Henry Dreyfuss, the 302-type telephone included design elements influenced by Ericsson model DBH 1001 of 1931. It was built upon a rectangular steel base plate on which are mounted the ringer unit, the induction coil, a metal can containing two capacitors, and a connector terminal plate. Now this is what a modern version of the telephone could look like. Featuring a touchscreen and wireless receiver. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Modern Rotary Phone
Modern Rotary Phone
Modern Rotary Phone
Modern Rotary Phone
Modern Rotary Phone
Modern Rotary Phone

“The 1937 Bell 302 telephone happens to be one of his most famous work and serves as an inspiration for this project. Like the classic, the Dreyfuss phone sports a number dial at the center, however, it’s actually a touchscreen with a digital display. While it has a similar footprint to the classic form, the open body allows for additional storage behind it and hides any wiring quite nicely,” according to Yanko Design.