by Paperlux Studio

Max Kuehne

Paperlux studio has designed the unique writing utensile Drehgriffel.

Drehgriffel is a word made up of two components – Dreh, meaning to twist or turn, which stems from the innovative turning mechanism, and Griffel, based on the oldest writing utensil in the world - from the Greek grapheion.

This writing instrument was intended to be something truly special – the perfect combination of an iconic design and a distinctive writing experience. And the Drehgriffel was the result. The deliberate use of old German script of the word mark is playfully juxtaposed with the contrasting modern design. It is basically new – and yet a classic.

This project has been longlisted in the workplace design category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Designer: Paperlux Studio
Project: Drehgriffel


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