These rubber bands are perfect for those with a discerning eye for desk accouterments. Flexible and ready for any tasks, they bring a touch of class to your binding needs. The box features a convenient cutout so it can easily live on your desk.
Winner of the 2013 Good Design Award.
About OBand Rubber Bands
OBand rubber bands have been a familiar product in Japan since the Taisho period, and are made from pure rubber that has an amber hue. Because of their distinctive color, they are sometimes known as “ame bands” due to their resemblance to Bontan Ame, a popular citrus candy.
Materials: Natural rubber
Dimensions: Length: 5.27” x Width: 3.7” x Height: 1.85”
This set includes five brush pens in the following colors:
Sumiiro (Ink black)
Seiboku (Dark blue)
Mizuasagi (Pale blue)
Chitosemidori (Dark green)
Hiwadairo (Dusky red)
Winner of the 2009 Design Merit Award
Akashiya was founded in 1624 in Nara, and has become famous among artists and stationery collectors for its calligraphy brushes. Nara is the birthplace of Japanese calligraphy, and its craftsmen have continued that tradition over the years to create some of the most innovative brushes in the world. Strand by strand, each brush is constructed by brush artisans from flexible fibers perfect for drawing and writing.
Materials: Water Ink, Plastic.
Dimensions: Length: 6 ½”. Includes six pens.
From the mind of Masanori Oji comes a golden desktop accessory that shines with beauty and functionality. The Futagami Tape Dispenser is hand-cast from solid brass, forming the shape of a miniature spinning wheel that follows the movement of intellectual wheels turning.
Founded in 1879, Futagami is one of Japan’s oldest metal manufacturers. Its collaboration with designer Masanori Oji has created a modern minimalist line of brass ware home goods that combine traditional techniques and materials with modern shapes. Futagami’s craftsmen work from Masanori’s inventive designs to create truly original metal works that bring elegance and understated radiance to common everyday objects. His work with Futagami has won the 2009 Interior Lifestyle Award in Japan.
Dimensions: Large - Height: 4½” Width: 1½” Length: 6½”
Care: Polish with a cloth and polishing agent to regain original hue