PhoneGet “hung up” on nostalgia with our classic telephones. The “Princess” phone (pictured) was introduced in 1959 and was an instant hit with its compact form and sleek lines, now remodelled for the 21st century by Wild and Wolf.

If pink isn't your thing, then you may wish to “pick up” (that's enough bad phone analogies — ed.) a the type-302. Industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss's model quickly reached iconic status and is sure to be a conversation piece in any setting.