MoMA Exclusive: Write and sketch in style with this Blackwing x Eames Pencil Set. Created in partnership with Eames Office and Blackwing, this writing set is a top-tier addition to anyone’s desk drawer or pencil bag. Charles and Ray Eames taught generations of design students about learning through first-hand experience and curious exploration. One of their favorite design tools was the iconic Blackwing pencil, which could be found in great numbers at their studio, 901 Washington in Venice, California. The original Blackwing 602—with its distinctive rectangular eraser that can be extendable or replaceable—was introduced by the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company in 1934 and was aimed at artists, writers, and musicians for everyday use. It quickly became a favorite of many famous artists of the day and was known for being “feathery-smooth.”The Blackwing x Eames Pencil Set features quotes by Charles and Ray Eames that provide inspiring insight into the pair’s design philosophies. The pencils come in a gift-box-wrapped set of 12 and are crafted with genuine incense-cedar from the forests of California and Oregon and premium Japanese graphite.
SizeBox: 8.13h x 1.63w x 1.63"d
MaterialIncense-Cedar, Aluminum, PVC, Graphite
Year of Design2023
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Charles (1907–1978) and Ray (1912–1988) Eames became two of the most influential designers of the 20th century, and their groundbreaking work is represented in the Museum's collection. Their designs have also appeared in dozens of MoMA exhibitions, including New Furniture Designs by Charles Eames (1946), Prize Designs for Modern Furniture (1950), Plywood: Material, Process, Form (2011–2013) and The Value of Good Design (2019).Discover the Eames Story
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