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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’ WATERCOLOR PENCILS - Fully water soluble, unsurpassed lightfastness and color brilliance
    60 POLYCHROMOS ARTISTS’ COLOR 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 WATERCOLOR 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: 

BLICK ART MATERIALS
7301 BEVERLY BLVD
Los Angeles CA 90036
212-533-2444
(In-Store and online)

BLICK ART MATERIALS
1 BOND ST 
New York, NY 10012
(323) 933-9284
(In-Store and online)

Jerry’s Artarama
800.827.8478
http://www.jerrysartarama.com/karlbox-karl-lagerfeld-faber-castell-limited-edition-set
(Online Only)

Art Supply Warehouse
6672 Westminster Blvd.
Westminster, CA 92683
714.891.3626
800.854.6467
http://www.artsupplywarehouse.com/contact.php
(In-Store and online)

Hyatt’s
910 Main Street
Buffalo NY 14202
800-234-9288
(In-store and Online)

OC Tanner Fine Jewelry and Gifts 
15 S State St
Salt Lake City UT 84111
888-246-6217
(In-store only)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Design Store
44 West 53rd Street
10019, New York, NY
United States
Tel: 1 212 767-1050
orderservices@moma.org
http://store.moma.org
(Online only)

GUMPS
135 Post Street
94108, San Francisco
United States
(415) 984-9330
kkutter@gumps.com
(In-Store and online)