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25 Peculiar Pencils

From $13,000 Pencils to Pre-Chewed Pencils

— August 3, 2009 — Art & Design
It's almost time to start thinking about back-to-school shopping, and you know what that means: Pencils!

The peculiar pencils in the slideshow below highlight the quirkier aspects of this mundane desk must-have.

Implications - Despite the mass adoption of computer-based technology, mobile gadgets and digital note-taking tools, consumers still have a need for analog writing instruments such as pencils and pens. Designers are modernizing these classic tools by adding cutting-edge technological features, quirky novelty detailing and targeted functionality to appeal to specific groups of consumers who might use pencils. Companies can take advantage of this opportunity by creating updated versions of analog products that are meant to appeal to a niche market.
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Nasal Shavings
Nasal Shavings
Nose Pencil Sharpener Lets you Stick Pencils Up Your Snout
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Scented Pencils
Scented Pencils
‘Smencils' Give You an Unexpected Treat When You Sketch
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Pre-Chewed Pencils
Pre-Chewed Pencils
Inspiration from Other People's Teeth
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Hyper-Extended Erasers
Hyper-Extended Erasers
The Celebrating Mistakes Pencil by Tom Wrigglesworth
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Interactive Musical Pencils
Interactive Musical Pencils
Drawdio Turns Doodles Into Sound
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Sculpted Graphite Pencils
Sculpted Graphite Pencils
Functional Works of Art
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Pencils as Canvas
Pencils as Canvas
The Art of GhostPatrol
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Carbon Copies
Carbon Copies
Pencils Made From The Ashes of the Departed
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Pencil-Pen Hybrids
Pencil-Pen Hybrids
Alexander Hulme Makes a Frankenstein Writing Utensil
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Trashy Office Accessories
Trashy Office Accessories
Deck Yourself in Fake Ink Splats and Pencil Shaving
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15
Chocolate Pencils
Chocolate Pencils
Dessert Comes with "Pencil Sharpeners"
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Aromatherapy Fragrant Pencil Lead
Aromatherapy Fragrant Pencil Lead
Ain Supplio Boosts Your Mind
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Living Pencils
Living Pencils
Creepy SCADshorts Depicts a Draw-Your-Own Version of a Magic Genie
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$13,000 Pencil
$13,000 Pencil
Graf von Faber-Castell Perfect Pencil
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Office Supplies as Art
Office Supplies as Art
Boex Hot Pink Pencil Bench
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Office Supply Disguises
Office Supply Disguises
Mustache Pencils
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The "It's Only Fun When Someone Loses an Eye" Pencil Sharpener (Halloween Special)
The "It's Only Fun When Someone Loses an Eye" Pencil Sharpener (Halloween Special)
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Giant Pencil Coat Hanger
Giant Pencil Coat Hanger
The Pen(cil) is Mightier Than The Sword
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7
Pencil Shaving Necklaces
Pencil Shaving Necklaces
Victorian Mason Jewellery
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Pencil Pendants on Chains
Pencil Pendants on Chains
Vane Creates a Beautifully Mundane Line of Jewelry
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5
Pencil Sketch Furniture
Pencil Sketch Furniture
Front Studio Shade Project
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4
Super-Sized Art Sets
Super-Sized Art Sets
Felissimo's '500 Colored Pencils' Subscription Keeps Your Colors Current
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3
Self-Sharpening Pencils
Self-Sharpening Pencils
The Uni-ball Kuru Toga Rotates Lead Automatically
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Art From Ordinary Objects
Art From Ordinary Objects
Pencil Sculpture is Fearsome but Beautiful
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Pencil Art
Pencil Art
Creative With Office Supplies
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