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PENTAGON / Fountain pen


Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

PENTAGON is a fountain pen that represents characterful simplicity, born out of use. It is the first fountain pen designed by Industrial Facility and produced by Elephant & Coral. The characteristic form of the PENTAGON barrel that holds the ink reservoir is one that has an odd number of facets – representing a human form. It allows the pen to unscrew easily, and is slender enough to fit inside the cap. The result is a seamless and integral transformation from closed to open pen. The nib is designed by the artist Tham Pui San. PENTAGON’s simplicity and character is born out of use – how the pen is stored, held, and used.

Designed to serve a purpose, the Pentagon is a product made to be held. Straightforward and unostentatiously beautiful, the fountain pen is simple yet also different than others and stands apart from the masses. This product sets itself apart through its curved shape in particular. A great success.
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Elephant & Coral

Elephant & Coral
Singapore, Singapore

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Industrial Facility
London, United Kingdom

Sam Hecht, Kim Colin

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