Albrecht Dürer in scharlachrot 2


On a recent trip to Manchester, I walked by a Pull & Bear shop. As far as I know, this chain is from Spain. I was quite surprised to see that all video screens in the shop and most printed posters displayed Faber-Castell pencils, specifically their Albrecht Dürer series in scharlachrot. Red = discounted prices, so it seems like a good choice. It’s nice to come across pencils in unexpected places.

There was also a German sharpener, but I am not sure which make it is so will not comment further.

Faber-Castell Albrecht Dürer in scharlachrot

I came across even more pencils when my employer, a university, had a graduate show next to my canteen. There’s just something about pencils that represents so many different concepts, like creativity, ideas, … you get the (happy) feeling that pencils are here to stay for a bit longer, despite the ‘digitalisation’.


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2 thoughts on “Albrecht Dürer in scharlachrot

  • memm Post author

    Not sure, I guess they were student projects. I assume they got a topic and thought of a banner/poster for it, but it might have been very different.. Well, I certainly didn’t think of the association shown in the poster before I saw the poster.