beaver pencil sharpener by rodrigo torres kastor for alessi
beaver pencil sharpener by rodrigo torres kastor for alessi
jan 25, 2013

beaver pencil sharpener by rodrigo torres kastor for alessi

beaver pencil sharpener and paper weight ‘kastor’ by rodrigo torres for alessi at maison et objet 2013



presented as part of maison et objet 2013 is rodrigo torres‘ beaver pencil sharpener and paper weight ‘kastor’ for alessi. the design uses a simple clean form to playfully reference the wood-gnawing creature. the chrome-plated piece adopts the unique fusion of functionality and quirky style characteristic of alessi.



beaver pencil sharpener by rodrigo torres kastor for alessiimage © elena datrino



beaver pencil sharpener by rodrigo torres kastor for alessiimage © elena datrino



  • Hum… It´s a bit… Hum… Sexual?

    What? says:
  • Not getting the sexual part…other than the beaver/pencil puns? But anyway, I want to buy it! Can’t find it on the Alessi site…

    Thomas Wall says:
  • Fabulous – I do hope it makes a loud “chomping” sounds as it munches on the pencil,

    Philip says:
  • Sleek, happy desk art. I want to buy one, too.
    [Some people would see sexy in a desiccated pizza crust. Get a life!]

    Marnie says:
  • Incredibly beautiful design. says:
  • I want one to. seriously. dont be such a tease-send us ordering info.

    MissRed says:
  • The most beautiful pencil sharpener I have ever seen. PS Marnie – you are too funny (& correct)

    Lou says:
  • cute

    dbkii says:
  • Really cool! How can I get one of these?

    Marco says:
  • Funny how some people accuse others of seeing sexual stuff everywhere, but get all offended by it… Sex is part of life, sorry if you dont get enough, but like you said, get a life.

    What? says:
  • Definitely happy, playful and i want to buy too!!

    molly says:
  • What a great piece, how can I get one or two or three. Super gift idea!!

    Denise says:
  • They already have stock at the Alessi shop in Brook street… it’s very cute!

    Laura says:
  • Add zing to the work desk, the first glance you cast

    basu says:
  • Has Alessi officially become a toy company?

    ROEM says:
  • Sleek beautiful design and I’d like to buy one very much.

    An excellent choice for any gift giver and might I add Canadian’s would buy this without thinking twice about it. After all the beaver is their national emblem.

    I would have incorporated something special with the tail. Don’t want to discuss it openly but contact me and then I’ll tell you.

    AQG says:
  • $56.40!!! Guess I’ll just print out the picture and look at it!!

    winterlichia says:

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