Graf Von Faber Castell is the luxury range of Faber Castell writing instruments and accessories. One of their products is the iconic pencil, designed to perfection using the best quality of materials. Therefore I decided to give you a glance into this perfection.
Beyond being labelled as the perfect pencil it is also the most expensive pencil; Costing around $15000 and around ₹1.15 lakh; which can be counted into the ultra high end. Which is why I put the book in a glass box with the actual pencil inside attached to the cover. This was possible with the help of the magnetic field created through magnets attached to pencil and cover.
The cover of the book.
The book is partitioned into five topics where It starts off by introducing the brand, then talks about the history of the whole pencil production game. This is where It shows in-depth the process behind making the pencil. Then about perfect pencil and lastly sustainability. Faber Castell is the only company to have its own parcel of land where they have been managing a forest that absorbs a large amount of CO2 and provide the right wood for the manufacturing of this Pencil.
"A vision that converts a stroke into a reality" is the introductory line. It all started with the idea of enclosing a thin graphite lead into wood hundreds of years ago to create high end writing instruments.
Here it talks about the production part of it where I have illustrated each stage with detailed descriptions. Do you know why the back of the pencil is rounded? Because if you leave it somewhere and it stands upright, it might poke you. Therefore rounded end allows it to be left only horizontal.
In the main section, It talks about the Graf Von Faber Castell perfect pencil which ranges from the champion gold with three diamonds to the plastic version.
And that's my front and back of the book.
Then I also decided to include in an element of augmented reality where one could download the Faber Castell app and using the camera click on various parts of the pencil to know what element it is made up from and where each element comes from. There would be a pop-up description for each in the glass box.
My book displayed on the book store.
And ebook version which is much cheaper.