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Smile / Thumbtack


The existing thumb tacks are difficult to remove as the head is attached too close to the surface of the paper.

'Smile' is a thumbtack that can be removed easily.

The short comings of the existing thumbtack was improved upon by applying the flexible elastic characteristics of the plastic for the head of the thumbtack.

Especially the 'U' shaped form of the head of the thumbtack was designed as the smile to increase the fun and beauty of the design.



Andong-si Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

Kangwon National University
professor Giung Han



Andong-si Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea