Selectric Necklace

Selectric Necklace by Lawrence Kwok:

“This project is the result of a collaboration with designer, Monika Wensel. Each typeface is coupled with a particular type of wood, such as Purple Heart, Tiger Wood and Walnut.

With the help of a graduate student over in the National Institute for Nanotechnology, we also sputtered a few of the pendants in gold. Since this occurs in a vacuum on a nanoscale, we were able to plate the typewriter ball in a perfectly uniform layer of pure gold, one particle in thickness.”

Really creative concept in turning a series of IBM Selectric Typewrite balls into necklaces and to wear typefaces out as an accessory, but I would prefer it more if it was possible to come in a smaller size.


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