swissvoice L7 telephone set
swissvoice L7 telephone set swissvoice L7 telephone set
aug 20, 2013
swissvoice L7 telephone set



swissvoice L7 cordless telephone set by detraform
all images courtesy detraform

 

 

montreal-based electronics and product development firm detraform have developed the L7 cordless phone for swissvoice, marrying bold personality and user-friendly functionality for an unrivaled telephone experience. working alongside a creative team including art director joel blair, london-based design studio kiwi & pom, and composer james p. cooper, the L7 imagines and executes the next icon in home cordless communication.

 

‘looking into the history of phones has always interested me, from their early beginnings to today’s smartphones,’ says kiwi & pom co-founder and director kam young. ‘so in the creation of the L7 I drew on the home phone’s past, pre-mobile phone glory days, and looked into designing a phone as though the mobile phone era never happened. I also pushed for the phone to be well made, as I believe in products that stand the test of time both aesthetically and functionally.’

 

 

 

 

careful consideration went into every detail of the three-piece phone package — upright handset, minimal charging dock and stylized base station — right down to the custom interface, screen icons and typeface. the design of the L7 draws reference from the set props of old spy movies and science fiction shows, managing to be both classic and refined while remaining distinctive and fun. the L7 is anchored on the principal telephone functions of speaking and listening while renouncing gratuitous features. it is mounted on long range, secure DECT transmissions, and powered by swissvoice’s ‘fulleco’ technology for reduced emissions and power use. the TAM version incorporates an
answering machine in both the base station and handset.

 

 


swissvoice L7 telephone
 

 

 


swissvoice L7 telephone

 

 


swissvoice L7 telephone in black

 

 


in context

 

 


swissvoice L7 telephone set

 

 


an early sketch by kiwi & pom

 


an early sketch by kiwi & pom

 

 

full article here

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