Abandoned pens and other such stationery stand a chance at purposeful usage, thanks to the Pen Printer. The device uses the ink from discarded pens to print on paper. The current tech may not support such an ambitious idea, but it’s worth the exploration, since many of us have bundles of uncapped and discarded pens in our drawers for no apparent reason.
Can you create pleasure through olfactory, tactile or auditory properties? Can you embed meaning or provide means for memory association? Can you create surprise through the in-congruency of the design properties