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ACME 4 Function Pen

April 2, 2009 | 3 Comments

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Designed by Larissa Brandao | Country: United States

The Creative Circus student Larissa Brandao sent us one of her projects.

“Inspired by the graphic nature of this pen, I designed packaging that would feature it as a modern art piece, resembling a museum display case.”

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3 Responses to “ACME 4 Function Pen”

  1. Keyon Tate
    April 4th, 2009 @ 12:58 pm

    Looking at Larissa Brandao’s online portfolio (which has some nice designs, and interesting ideas) made me think of an interesting question: Is it ethical for a designer (e.g., a student) to create an ONLINE portfolio with designs that use very high-profile client names (in Larissa’s case we have The Cloisters, Samsonite, Dairy Queen, Penguin Books, to mention just a few), and post it online “in the wild”, without explicitly noting which of the designs included in the portfolio are purely speculative, and not actually a work commissioned by any of “the clients”? Might some potential future clients find this deceptive or misleading? Might the actual institutions whose brands, and registered trademarks are being used in the portfolio (and potentially infringed) find it objectionable, or worse, actionable (unless they commissioned the work)?

  2. Kate
    October 21st, 2009 @ 2:59 am

    What are its four functions?

  3. Larissa
    March 10th, 2010 @ 10:39 am

    The 4 functions are: black pen, orange highlighter, PDA an mechanical pencil.

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