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tellino / telephone


Tellino combines in a playful way the archetypal characteristics of a tin can telephone and the characteristics of a dial-operated telephone. Tellino is reduced to telephones’ essentials.

To strike up a call with Tellino, you pick it up and hold it against your ear. The dial ring interprets the principle of a classical dial plate. Therefore the display is also an orientation for the dial ring. Each chosen number connects with the already dialed number in the display. An ultrasonic motor turns the dial ring in the starting position after every dialed number. When the desired number is dialed, hold Tellino against the ear to start the call.


FH Hannover

FH Hannover
Produkt Design
Hannover, Germany

Prof. Gunnar Spellmeyer
Expo Plaza 2/Design Center
30539 Hannover, Germany


FH Hannover

FH Hannover
Braunschweig, Germany

Sara Katharina Ibendahl Christopher Camillo Czichy