the japanese otomo studio created a set of pencils which reflects the japanese culture of admiring flowers. based on the shapes and colors of 5 most popular flowers in japan, the pencils are made of eco-friendly materials.

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the set reflects the japanese culture of admiring flowers

 

 

‘hanairo enpitsu’ (jap. flower colored pencils) have shapes of bellflower, evergreen, dandelion, plum and cherry. the shavings of the pencils look like flower petals.

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the pencils have shapes of japanese flower icons

 

 

otomo studio uses paper as the basic material for the pencils, so they can be easily recycled with no environmental damage. hanairo enpitsu are produced by trinus and are available on their website. 

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the shavings of the pencils look like flower petals

 

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the basic material for the pencils is paper, so they can be recycled

 

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the packaging for the pencils

 

via spoon and tamago

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