Donald Genaro (Industrial Design, Alumnus)
Trimline Telephone (1962-1965)
Digital Image (c) The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, N.Y. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Designed for the Bell Telephone System, the Western Electric Trimline Telephone was introduced as an alternative to traditional models. The ergonomic design and lighted dials or push buttons made telephones lighter, sleeker, and easier to use.