KBme2 phonebook combines digital and analog process in one
KBme2 phonebook combines digital and analog process in one KBme2 phonebook combines digital and analog process in one
sep 24, 2013

KBme2 phonebook combines digital and analog process in one

KBme2 phonebook combines digital and analog process
all images courtesy of kbme2




the ‘phone+book’ by taiwanese designers at KBme2 makes it possible to easily connect ideas from a digital source, while at the same time documenting them by hand. the phone sits within a cut out slot, giving designers, researchers and the like the opportunity to browse and source information while directly recording it on paper. spontaneous ideas can be immediately jotted down, or concentrated sketches copied over. a customized pencil also slots within the interior of the book, and can not only be used for writing and drawing but also turned upside down and used to scroll through the phone. the phone+book is a discreet piece, enabling creative ventures during those long meetings when it’s important to look busy.

the phone sits within a cut out slot inside the book

the book’s design connects the digital with the process of documenting ideas down by hand

up close view of the cut out slots in the book and the space next to it for writing

a customized pencil also slots within the book, that can be used both on the paper and the phone

the book empty

up close of the pencil and cut out slot to hold the phone

spontaneous ideas can be immediately jotted down, or concentrated sketches copied over from the phone

detail of the book’s exterior construction

up close of the phonebook by KBme2

logo by KBme2

the custom designed phonebook by KBme2



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  • how much paper you guys throw it away?

    nemo says:
  • I think the phone book is fantastic do they just do it for phones can they do it for tablets. Where can I get myselfon

    robyn hall says:

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