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Butterflies / pin


Butterflies are aesthetically pleasing to look at, the goal is to bring this happiness to people who see it. Traditional drawing-pin are difficult to store, it’s easy to be pricked by them. This design aims to store the drawing-pins when they are not used. The designs applies the visual imagery of butterflies spreading their wings and have the pins on the wings. Pinning something will create the imagery of a butterfly stopping there. The pin is designed with a double-pin and will not fall easily; making it a safer design. Because of its double-pin nature, an user can hang objects between the pins; increasing the convenience of the product.


National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Chinn Hsu Chen



Taipei, Taiwan