daisung kim: 24K pencil daisung kim: 24K pencil
dec 02, 2009

daisung kim: 24K pencil

’24K pencil’ by daisung kim

gold is currently at the highest price it has ever been. korean designer daisung kim has sent us images of his new design ’24K pencil’. hand crafted, the surface of the pencil is carefully plated with a thin layer of actual 99% pure gold.

  • what a joke

    bob says:
  • stupid as no brainer!

    don't waste gold! says:
  • I bet Abramovich use that for contracts

    jimmy l. says:
  • I dont know what’s this thing’s purpose

    but I cant convince myself that ‘this thing is designed’

    toutee says:
  • What the hell is this?

    j2nsa says:
  • Great idea and great packaging.

    Brian says:
  • what a waste!

    the “designer” has too much spare time and resources.

    wentao says:
  • cool design

    savio says:
  • “Let them eat pencils!”

    juice says:
  • would you save the shavings after sharpening the pencil? This could potentially ask ppl to rethink value of waste…?

    V says:
  • Great Idea, but I saw the project only a design format.

    Ophir Ribeiro de Sá Junior says:
  • It should be in the art posts, and not design. Well, at least then somebody would buy this shit as art, but, as design…no way!

    Leo says:
  • Only slightly more useful than the gold brick, or pet rock.

    dblplus says:
  • mm…worst or waste

    giung yu says:
  • It takes a lot of energy and hard work to get gold out of the ground – I imagine the user would recycle the gold. Otherwise this is a stupid wasteful idea.

    Ari Jewellery says:
  • Even if we are to believe that this is an attempt to highlight the waste problem, it is a clumsy attempt at best. Design is not a vehicle for public comment, it is a way of making the world better.

    He should try to make something, not just an argument.

    S Spencer says:
  • There is no purpose on this. A complete waste of this elegant material…

    jaz says:

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