helge simon's hair paintbrushes cater for emotional needs with wit and delight

helge simon's hair paintbrushes cater for emotional needs with wit and delight

helge simon brings out people’s strange side with ‘hair affairs’, a collection of brushes made of artificial human hair. the brushes’ anthropomorphic design intelligently humors its owners while promoting generosity towards people’s quirks, follies and cravings.

sensual but sturdy


the brushes celebrate absurdity and the complexity of our emotional needs and may actually be used or add playfulness and exhilaration to any room when utilized as wall decorations. a statement against any impoverished views of what it means to be human, the project is for quizzical minds with a mischievous sense of humor, charm, whimsy and wit.


for the happily obsessed and the behavioral explorers, ‘hair affairs’ is currently live on kickstarter.

100% tactile delights

strange brush

no more bad hair days

a tool for whimsical minds

‘hair affairs’ packaging

adding playfulness to any room when used as a wall decor element




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