students at the holon institute of technology in israel rethink the pencil
students at the holon institute of technology in israel rethink the pencil students at the holon institute of technology in israel rethink the pencil
nov 24, 2015

students at the holon institute of technology in israel rethink the pencil

students at the holon institute of technology in israel rethink the pencil
all images courtesy of luka or




designers luka or and keren tomer asked their 3rd-year industrial design students at the HIT university in israel (holon institute of technology), to re-think the idea of a pencil, giving it a new sense and purpose. the item, used every day around the world was reinterpreted in 18 different ways, giving it new functions, shapes and meanings. the results include a collection of new and intriguing concepts like a tube pencil, a series of pencil brushes, a pencil dedicated to pattern making in fashion, a letter stamping pencil, and more.

students rethink pencil
tube-pencil by student yam amir borrows the mechanics of a tube

students rethink pencil
student ofra oberman created a series of brush pencils designed for a more flowing sketching experience

students rethink pencil
student evgeny barkov took inspiration from prehistoric carving tools to create these wood and polymer pencils

students rethink pencil
the top side can be used to carve on surfaces

students rethink pencil
the roller pencils by student noy meiri were specifically designed to be used for pattern making in fashion

students rethink pencil
student gal yacobi has merged pencil and stamp, creating a hybrid for writing and sealing letters

students rethink pencil
student yael hasid came up with the +- set of pencils for writing and erasing

students rethink pencil
student eitan bercovich designed the fairy pencil – aimed for children writing a letter to the tooth fairy



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