Skip Nav
iPhone Tips
PSA: Stop Force-Quitting Your Apps on Your iPhone
Digital Life
Even If You Don't Know What Phubbing Is, You're Probably Doing It
If You Try to Figure Out the Mistake in This Math Problem, It'll Make You Go Crazy

Chinese Scrolls Inspire Cell Phone Design

Yun Liang’s scroll cell phone drew inspiration from how traditional Chinese paintings are unfurled. It may be wildly untraditional given our current cell phone market (as in, it must be sleek and chic and have a touchscreen), but it offers a user experience far more unique and tactile than other concepts like the Rainbow gem phone.

When you're not using it, the phone rolls into a neat little tube. All numeric key functions run along the side of the screen, which means it doesn't necessarily have to be unrolled to work. For an additional image,


Join The Conversation
c0rkie c0rkie 9 years
uhhh.... no? interesting though
woodycakes woodycakes 10 years
thats so zen. LoL cute though.
lovealways lovealways 10 years
I would love something like this :P Awesome idea.
poetess poetess 10 years
ninjastarlett ninjastarlett 10 years
the idea is pretty cool but it doesn't seem very practical.
saffy1227 saffy1227 10 years
rocking cool
Schaianne Schaianne 10 years
That is pretty cool! Not sure it's practical enough for me ... but with my Bluetooth ... it would work, hehe.
hotchickrules hotchickrules 10 years
bugness bugness 10 years
beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
thats so unique! I love that you can roll it all up.
saem saem 10 years
Finally, someone didn't do what is obvious, a new inspirational design. That is great. Although, I'm not sure how practical talking into/along a cylinder will be.
MissEnglish07 MissEnglish07 10 years
I love this! Who cares if you can't have all the apps if you can have such a beautiful design!
iwillkeepdreamin iwillkeepdreamin 10 years
that's so cool!
mollipop mollipop 10 years
It's definitely neat looking :-).
LaBibi05 LaBibi05 10 years
Wow, is all I have to say.
Car Coffee Maker
Coffee Alarm Clock
Hyperkin Smart Boy Turns the iPhone Into a Working Game Boy
From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds