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Student Work – Andrew Capener

February 20, 2011 | 20 Comments

Designed by Andrew Capener | Country: United States

“The A-1 Scrabble designer edition. The purpose of this project was to revive an old, but loved game: Scrabble. The idea was to excite people about typography by giving them the ability to choose what font their scrabble set would come in. The set would come in the font of your choice or with an assorted font pack. The scrabble board and interior box are made out of solid walnut, and the exterior box is made from birch. Each of the 6 board pieces is magnetized to fit together perfectly and each piece slides nicely into its respective slot in the box and is secured by interior magnets as well. The interior of the exterior box as well as the bottoms of the 6 board pieces are lined with cork, to protect them while in use.”


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20 Responses to “Student Work – Andrew Capener”

  1. COALATREE Organics
    February 20th, 2011 @ 10:08 pm

    Drew this is the most proper Scrabble board to date, Dubbed COALATREE Society.

  2. Marina Rajic
    February 21st, 2011 @ 8:03 am

    I absolutely adore this! Good work!

  3. jblackwell
    February 21st, 2011 @ 9:51 am

    Excellent! good job, dude.

  4. Jason Sadler
    February 21st, 2011 @ 11:30 am

    I want this… immediately! I’m one of the few people in the world who are lucky enough to own the Franklin Mint Scrabble edition and this one blows it away. Amazing work.

  5. Amanda Jane
    February 21st, 2011 @ 4:38 pm

    Way to go drew! This is amazing.

  6. Abby
    February 21st, 2011 @ 8:51 pm

    this is awesome! is there any way to buy it?

  7. Natalie Neal
    February 21st, 2011 @ 11:01 pm

    so amazzzinnngg!!!! the chicest game board in the world

  8. joppino
    February 22nd, 2011 @ 1:01 am

    Bellissimo. I want this!

  9. matt
    February 22nd, 2011 @ 1:08 am

    I would purchase this in a heartbeat. I’m sure it’d be a little on the pricey side, but well worth it, and very classic.

    A refreshing, modern take on a classic game. Wonderful work!

    Please let me know if this ever goes up for sale.

  10. gp
    February 22nd, 2011 @ 9:34 am

    so beautiful drew ~ congrats!!!!

  11. are
    February 22nd, 2011 @ 3:08 pm

    most excellent! this is truly beautiful work.

  12. AH
    February 23rd, 2011 @ 4:40 pm

    Magnetic tiles would blow my mind…

  13. Jen Sterling
    February 28th, 2011 @ 6:52 pm

    GORGEOUS!!! I would totally buy one of these for me and at least a dozen as gifts. Beautiful work!!

  14. Linda L Dooley
    February 28th, 2011 @ 10:16 pm

    Fantastic work. Congratulations. Wish I could but one now!

  15. Bruno Fernandes
    March 1st, 2011 @ 5:24 am

    If you can arrange to produce it you’ll definitively win some money here and make a lot of people happy with the game 😉

    Good work.

  16. Ellen Atkinson
    March 1st, 2011 @ 7:23 am

    LOVE it! When can I buy one?

  17. Joran Aerns
    March 1st, 2011 @ 7:27 am

    Very classy, why not make a Kickstarter project out of it, I would support it in a minute!

  18. Tom
    March 1st, 2011 @ 4:47 pm

    Just have to say that this is an inspired idea. It looks absolutely gorgeous. The idea of sets specifically around certain typefaces would be a delicious prospect for anyone who remotely has an interest in design, type and words.

    I’m with Joran Aerns – why not start a Kickstarter project? I’d definitely be in.

  19. Kathryn
    March 2nd, 2011 @ 7:57 am

    yes, Kickstarter! I want one too, lol.

  20. Tim C
    March 28th, 2013 @ 3:07 pm

    Another Kickstarter vote here! This game is just luscious.

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