From Pencil to Print to Pencils.

Written by Thomas Baekdal | Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Many journalists used to jot down their articles with a pencil, before it was converted into a printed newspaper. These days, the role of the pencil vs. newspaper has been reversed.

Treesmart is a US company, who specializes in turning old newspapers into beautiful pencils. Instead of "from pen to print" we now have "from print to pen."

Apart from the obvious recycling and ecological message, they produce an interesting effect when sharpened. Since this is real newspapers, a new pattern appears each time a pencil is sharpened.

It's fascinating.

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