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Brass Pencil / Paperweight / Writing material

Brass Pencil
Brass Pencil

A pencil is one of the most ordinary objects among the things on a desk. This is basically a paperweight in the shape of a pencil, but can also be a writing material.
Brass oxidizes on exposure to air and thus gets the oxide film on its surface, which works almost same as pencil lead. I used this phenomenon.
Brass Pencil is usually put on a stack of paper as a paperweight, meanwhile it stores enough oxide films to be ready for small memo or urgent use. It is natural behavior both to put the pencil-shaped object on paper and write with it.

University

Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

Michael Marriott
Luke Pearson

Design

Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom