Over the last twenty years the development of cellular phone technology and design has been frenzied and fickle. Entire countries that previously had little or no form of telecommunication now have vast networks. The resulting benefits have ranged from life sustaining to banal; from being used as a tool to save lives and organize political movements to checking the contents of the fridge from down the block.
The tiles were made in Philadelphia using press moulds cast from a series of discarded phones circa 2005-2007. The outdated style of the phones is a testament to the swift development and reinvention of the form designed to keep pace with fashion.