Ring! ring! It’s the future calling. With NYC’s current payphone contracts set to expire in 2014, the city is scouting for ways to modernize payphone infrastructure across the five boroughs and put all of that public space to the best possible use. Hence Mayor Michael Bloomberg‘s appearance (via video link) at a December meeting of the New York Tech Meetup, where he announced the “Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge,” a competition to rally urban designers, planners, technologists, and policy experts to create physical and virtual prototypes that imagine the future of NYC’s public pay telephones. Frog Design hopped to it, and while the list of semi-finalists who will present their concepts at next Tuesday’s Demo Day has yet to be announced, something tells us Frog will be among them. In a talk on Saturday at Parsons’ Aftertaste symposium, Frog creative director Jonas Damon offered a sneak peek at the firm’s vision for payphones of the future:
Craftsy is looking for a Acquisitions Editor, Photography. next job Oxmoor House, Time Inc. is looking for a Photo Editor. next job Niche Media Holdings is looking for a Designer. next job Publishers Clearing House is looking for a Senior Web Designer/Art Director. next job AL DÍA News Media is looking for a Digital Editor. next job Scholastic is looking for a Creative Director. next job RKF is looking for a Graphic/Production Specialist. next job Quad Graphics/Candi Olivo is looking for a Art Director. see all
Starting August 18, learn how to manage a top-notch freelancing career in our online boot camp, Freelancing 101! Over a week of webcasts series, you''ll hear from freelancing experts who will teach you the best practices for a freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. Register now!