Lobster Mobile Telephone Case Cont’d …

“I do not understand why, when I ask for a grilled lobster in a restaurant, I am never served a cooked telephone.” THE SECRET LIFE OF SALVADOR DALI (1942)

The red ‘Lobster Mobile Telephone Case’ is a modern appropriation of Salvador Dali’s ‘Lobster Telephone’ (Aphrodisiac telephone), created in 1938.

Unlike the typical phone case, it doesn’t offer functionality of protection and style. Its features include; camera incapability, ergonomically awkward, too big for your pocket or handbag and most importantly, it’s ability to cause its users embarrassment.

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17 comments

  • December 28, 2012 at 5:44 pm // Reply

    I NEED TO OWN THIS!! WHERE CAN I BUY A LOBSTER CLAW PHONE CASE. IS THIS REAL LIFE?

    • December 29, 2012 at 3:26 am // Reply

      Erin,

      Thank you so much for your interest in the Lobster Mobile Case. I am glad it has appealed to you, however the phone case is more of concept piece to communicate a humorous narrative and will not make it to production.

      We are continually producing new and interesting designs, some of which will definitely make it to market and will be available globally. Please check back to our website from time to time, to view our new content, or LIKE the Noddy Boffin Facebook page to recieve regular updates on your FB feed. http://www.facebook.com/noddyboffin

    • March 30, 2013 at 10:55 pm // Reply

      Please, I know the lobster phone is not going to make it to production- but I love it and own a lobster restaurant and would just be honored to carry this lobster around with me. So, if you ever consider getting rid of the prototype you made- please think of me.
      I love it!
      Yours,
      Kitty Stillufsen
      Red’s Lobster Pot, Pt.Pleasant Beach, NJ

  • December 30, 2012 at 1:03 am // Reply

    I too, !OVE the lobster case. Coming from a lobster rich state Rhode Island on the NE coast of USA, this would have fit so perfectly in my beach life!

  • January 1, 2013 at 11:42 pm // Reply

    Wow, this is so cool, what is it made out of?Why is this still a concept, I kwow like a million people who wanna buy this. Just put one of this in a Lady Gaga videos and there goes your profit. Cha-ching. I really wanna buy one, can you make another one, how hard was it to make and how long did it take? Someone in China already packaging this and will sell this in U.S. and make alot of money. Hooray this is awesome.

  • January 5, 2013 at 4:32 pm // Reply

    Awww, I love that case but to hear that it cannot be purchased, saddens me cuz I really would love to have one for my phone. Anybody have one they want to sell???

  • January 7, 2013 at 2:07 pm // Reply

    Mmmmmmmmmm… Thats so cute!!! Would love to own one off those!!!

  • January 9, 2013 at 11:43 pm // Reply

    I am saddened and heart broken that this case will not make it to production. These photos alone are begging me to take it to my local bar and get the number of every female there.

  • February 1, 2013 at 12:44 am // Reply

    How about talking to Firebox.com – bet they would love to stock this on their website! What about creating a Jellybone to expand the concept? My bro used to call the telephone that for years when we were kids!

  • February 11, 2013 at 2:39 pm // Reply

    You should seriously market this phone case!! I found it while looking for new phone cases on Google and I showed my friends and they find it funny and cool. I would definitely buy this phone case for myself and some friends!!

  • July 4, 2013 at 1:58 pm // Reply

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  • January 20, 2014 at 5:31 pm // Reply

    matey grow some balls and put it on the frickin market, ima look swaggy walkin round with it

  • July 14, 2015 at 3:18 am // Reply

    I so need this case!!! Please let us know if you ever do send this case to production. I would buy one instantly!

    • July 16, 2015 at 4:27 am // Reply

      Hi Nicole,

      Thanks for your interest. unfortunately it never made it to production and was only a humorous commentary on mobile phones.

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