color picker pen by jinsu park
color picker pen by jinsu park color picker pen by jinsu park
jun 30, 2009

color picker pen by jinsu park

color picker by jinsu park

korean designer jinsu park designed a concept pen that adopts the eyedropper tool of photoshop for real life. the color picker pen enables colors in the environment to be scanned and instantly used for drawing. the sensor detects the color and matches it to the color display. then the RGB cartridge located within the pen mixes the inks together to create the color that has been scanned.

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color picker pen by jinsu park the sensor of the pen detects the color of the leaf

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  • Very very cool! Does it work?
    Only comment is that perhaps the “body” of the pen, where the coloured field is should be white, so that the colour stands out even more. But the shape and idea is really lovely.

    Hanna Mark says:
  • RGB INK?

    e says:
  • RBG won’t work on paper, that’s why there is cmyk. he should look up additive and subtractive colors.

    Krest says:
  • RGB?!?!?!

    Ypsilonka says:

    MACISTE says:
  • ha-ha It was on dyson design awards about 2003 or 2002 year. the project named CMYK-marker.

    legal dreams says:
  • wow… just wow.

    V Rozen says:
  • RGB = Red Green & Blue…
    but then surely the pen would not work on colours such a pink, lilac, yellow…. mmmmmmm

    Hdghg says:
  • ‘Concept’… might suggest he/she is still working on the finer points. Keep your pants on CMYK posse!

    Ralph says:
  • It’s fun to stay at the C-M-Y-K
    It’s fun to stay at the C-M-Y-K

    They have everything for you men to enjoy,
    You can hang out with all the inks

    Joolz says:
  • Interesting. I ve seen something similar in the works at MIT a few years back. The difference is that it was all digital.

    jotoid says:
  • “‘Concept’… might suggest he/she is still working on the finer points. Keep your pants on CMYK posse!”

    The fact that it’s still a concept doesn’t apply to the RGB/CMYK problem. It’s impossible to reproduce colors using RGB on paper (you can at best emulate using more cartridges). That, by no means, could be a “fine point” that he/she could work out. You should check out the additive/substractive color modes for details.

    CMYK posse :P says:
  • pantone had a color detector device. i just don’t know if it’s still available.

    Chus Lozada says:
  • Where can I buy this pen?

    Grace says:
  • RGB means Red Green Blue….those are the three colors in the pen. The three colors mix together to make the color that has been scanned

    Kim says:
  • Good Day,
    The color picker pen looks amazing. We wanted to order this pen for our company compaign. Hereby im requesting yoou to forward me the details of supplier who delivers the items in bulk. Looking forward t hear from you.

    Ranjith says:
  • How to buy this pen????

    ritesh says:
  • How to buy this pen?????

    songpyo says:
  • Hoe does one purchase the color picker pen? Is it still available??

    Patricia Layden says:
  • What a fail… RGB is to get all the LIGHT colours…… CMY and black for ink… O_o

    Leiru says:
  • We would like to purchase this pen in bulk amounts. How would we go about doing that?

    pa bootcamp says:

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