"Composition" Brand X Pen Retractable Roller Ball, des. Adrian Olabuenaga for ACME


By: Acme

The "Composition" Retractable Roller Ball Pen, designed by Adrian Olabuenaga, comes from ACME Studios Brand X collection. The design resembles a "Composition" notebook and features a twist to open mechanism. The pen comes equipped with one black ballpoint refill as well as an ACME Easy Flow 9000 refill (which writes like a roller ball). The artist's signature is engraved on the cap band and "ACME" is on the clip. 

The pen comes presented in an ACME metal box with a black sleeve.

About Adrian Olabuenaga:

ADRIAN OLABUENAGA was born in 1955 in Buenos Aires Argentina but grew up and was educated in Los Angeles , California. Raised with an architectural background,he has from a young age, been inspired by architecture, design and art. Primarily working in a medium of functional art, his first solo show was in 1983, featuring his famous art radios and furniture. In 1985, he founded ACME Studios with Lesley Bailey his wife. His jewellery designs were included in the "MEMPHIS Designers for ACME" collection, as suggested by Ettore Sottsass. His necklace "Atomic" from that collection won him an award with DESIGN Plus, Germany. His brooch and earrings from the same collection were featured in the MEMPHIS exhibition in 2005, at Museum of Decorative Arts in Frankfurt, Germany, and most recently these pieces were accepted into the permanent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Not only is he the CEO, and creative director of ACME but he also currently designs for Ritzenhoff, Boeing, Disney, Mercedes Benz, Warner Bros. and many others, as well as creating corporate identities and branding for many companies. www.AdrianOlabuenaga.com