Modern digital telecommunications have made the retro telephone box largely obsolete. However, some have been put to inventive alternative use.
Earlier in the year, it was reported that villagers in England had opened a grocery store inside a phone box.
Today, at The Dabbler, you can find out what Father Christmas was doing on top of this old fashioned telephone box in rural Cornwall.
Meantime, digital artists have come up with even more cleverly creative phone box functionality:
Curious Superhero by Thea Maia - www.maia-arts.com
Introducing The Glamorizer 3000 by april-busy
And, finally, how about this for an innovative, retro-progressive way of brightening up your Christmas: Finn Stone’s fabulous phone box lamp offers the ultimate in arty style for the uber-cool home, or garden... Available to order, at ShopCurious.