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Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Phone Box

pink phone booth in cooper classics booth photo by gail worley
Photos By Gail

On a trade show floor crammed with 600 exhibitors, the one thing you need to do is stand out visually, and this how you do it. This life-size Pink Phone Box was spotted at the recent BDNY (Boutique Design New York) show in the booth for Cooper Classics, who specialize in wall mirrors and cabinets to the hospitality trade.
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Telephone By Randy Polumbo

Phone Booth
All Photos By Gail

Telephone is a sculpture made from a re-purposed phone booth filled with blown glass, aluminum, silver and LEDS. Anyone familiar with local artist Randy Polumbo from Previous Posts here on The Gig will recognize his work immediately.

Phone Booth Detail
Telephone Interior Detail

Photographed at the Portal Art Fair, held at Federal Hall National Memorial in NYC, May 2016.

Update: Randy informs me that this piece is on exhibit at The Hollows, located at 151 Bedford Ave. (between N8 and N9) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for most of the Summer, too!

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NYC Public Phone Booth, Post-Jonas

Snow Booth
Photo By Gail

Winter Storm Jonas dumped Two Feet of white, fluffy snow on NYC on Saturday, January 23rd, and the aftermath is fairly Instagram worthy. This public phone booth, which appears to be “occupied,” stands near the corner of West 53rd Street and 6th Avenue.

Shark Attack Phone Booth!

Shark Attack Phone Booth
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A Russian Street Artist named Renald (from an area called Petrozavodsk) turns random public phone booths into Sharks using his own spray paint and stencils. Shark Attack on the Phone!

Classic New Wave Single of The Day: OMD’s “Red Frame/White Light”

On This Date, February 1st in 1980: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (generally known simply as OMD) released the awkward dance single, “Red Frame/White Light” from the group’s self-titled debut album. The song’s title refers to old school UK based telephone booths.

Thanks to Your Prime Source For Eighties Music Knowledge, The P5 Blogspot for the Tip!

Red Frame, White Light