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Colored Pencils That Sharpen Into Symbolic Japanese Flowers and Plants

9 monthes ago   |   By Colossal

Japanese Designer Toshihiro Otomo has designed a set of flower-shaped colored pencils that delicately shed their petals when sharpened. The writing utensils were inspired by the shape and color of Japan's most symbolic plants, which include dandelions, bellflowers, and cherry and plum blossoms.
The pencils are made at an environmentally-conscious factory in Japan, and manufactured from recycled paper pulp. The set of five comes packaged inside a minimally designed pentagonal box which is currently available in Spoon & Tamago's online shop .
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