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KARLBOX

The KARLBOX unites the traditional values of the family-owned company Faber-Castell with the modern, unique and innovative spirit and style of KARL LAGERFELD. It is a symbol for the long term relationship of both brands and represents the symbiosis of the fashion, art and design worlds.

The KARLBOX is a limited edition of 2,500 pieces worldwide. Every box comes with a serial number plate and a certificate of authenticity.

The liaison between Karl Lagerfeld and Faber-Castell dates back to 1987, the year of the wedding between Count Anton-Wolfgang von Faber- Castell and his wife Mary. The couturier created a breathtaking bridal gown for the wedding ceremony made from silk satin and tulle. This encounter with such a unique artist was the prelude to a long-standing cooperation. Designers such as Karl Lagerfeld nourish the demand for work tools of the highest excellence and quality, which form a solid foundation for the blossoming of their creative power. The Faber-Castell Art & Graphic product line unites the best of 255 years of company experience in the development and manufacture of exclusive artists´ products. The KARLBOX unites the traditional values of the family-owned company Faber-Castell with the modern, unique and innovative spirit and style of KARL LAGERFELD. It is a symbol for the long term relationship of both brands and represents the symbiosis of the fashion, art and design worlds.

The Limited Edition KARLBOX includes:

  • 120 ALBRECHT DÜRER ARTISTS’ WATERCOLOUR PENCILS Fully water soluble, unsurpassed lightfastness and color brilliance
  • 60 POLYCHROMOS ARTISTS’ COLOUR PENCILS Smooth, intense color laydown and outstanding lightfastness
  • 60 POLYCHROMOS ARTISTS’ PASTELS Highly pigmented pastels for details and shading of larger areas
  • 60 PITT ARTIST PENS BRUSH Lightfast India ink pen with flexible brush nib
  • 13 PITT ARTIST PENS FINELINER Lightfast India ink pen for detailed drawings
  • 3 PITT ARTIST PENS METALLIC Lightfast India ink pen with high opacity even on dark paper
  • 12 CASTELL 9000 The classic graphite pencil for writing, drawing and sketching
  • 5 CASTELL 9000 JUMBO Extra thick 5.3 mm graphite lead for quick sketches
  • 5 GRAPHITE AQUARELLE PENCILS For preliminary sketches and watercolor painting
  • 4 PITT GRAPHITE CRAYONS Rich and intense graphite laydown for large-scale work
  • 1 WATERCOLOUR BRUSH French workmanship with high fibre density for perfect water absorption
  • 1 DUAL SHARPENING BOX CASTELL 9000 Titanium plated jumbo knife for better sharpening performance
  • 1 DUAL METAL SHARPENER For color pencils
  • 1 KNEADABLE ART ERASER To correct or lighten charcoal and pastel works
  • 1 ART ERASER DUST-FREE For non smudging, clean and soft erasing
  • 1 SHARPENING KNIFE For graphic corrections and the sharpening of artists’ pencils
  • 1 SANDPAPER BLOCK Fine and coarse- grained sandpaper for delicate sharpening functions
  • 1 CLIC&GO WATERCUP Practical folding mechanism for storage and transport

The KARLBOX is available at the following retailers:

Gump's - San Francisco
For assistance by phone within the U.S.  (415) 984-9330

Hyatt’s Graphic Supply Co., Inc.
For assistance by phone within the U.S. (716) 884-8900 

and

The Museum of Modern Art
For assistance by phone within the U.S.  (800)793-3167
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