The Smartphone 2007
name: The Smartphone 2007
material: Custom concrete mixture
author: REGULAR CONCRETE
design: Peter Baran
The iconic professional smartphone of the pre-touchscreen era. Before all smartphones started to look and work the same, carrying one of these was a statement on its own. Seen in hands of Hollywood stars, Fortune 500 CEOs and the world leaders.
The first of RADICAL series represents concrete sculptures inspired by objects which shaped generations and left an undeniable impact. The design and ideas they represent are a concrete-solid part of our history, it can now be said literally. All of the objects were mass produced and offered more than just a plain fulfillment of basic needs. They represented statuses, mindsets and desires of their owners, deeply attached to their geographic location and social status.