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    A series of IBM Selectric Typewrite balls re-purposed into necklaces.
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Selectric Necklace
Product Design - Oct 2008
Hard wood / Selectric Typewrite Balls / Silver Boxchain / 2”X2”X2”
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.