In collaboration with Nespresso, Caran d’Ache is presenting a new 849 ballpoint pen in limited edition made using the aluminium from Nespresso recycled coffee pod capsules. This exclusive writing instrument was born of the encounter between two iconic Swiss companies, sharing common values: sustainable development, innovation and Swiss design quality. In 2015, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Nespresso’s commitment to recycle its aluminum coffee pod capsules, the company launched its Second Life project to breathe new life into its used pod capsules through a range of iconic Swiss products. Having already released a Victorinox Swiss Army knife and a Zena vegetable peeler, Nespresso partners with Caran d’Ache to create a special 849, using recycled capsules’ aluminium for the body of the pen. Caran d’Ache Research & Development laboratory went through numerous tests to create an exclusive alloy using the aluminium from recycled coffee pod capsules, meeting the quality requirements of the 849. A writing instrument that is both robust and sustainable while boasting a timeless look.
Every year, a capsule color is selected to decorate the product parts of the Second Life collection. In 2019, the “India” capsule is called on to lend its deep green color to the 849. The second edition illustrates the technical flair in creating an elusive alloy from the aluminium of recycled coffee capsules, without compromising the quality of the iconic Caran d'Ache ballpoint. The “Made with recycled Nespresso Capsules” label reinforces the authenticity of this limited edition. The 100% recycled and recyclable packaging strengthens the responsible approach adopted Caran d’Ache and Nespresso for sustainable development.
Rediscover the pleasure of writing and tasting coffee with the 849 Nespresso. The promise of creative moments reflecting a responsible and sustainable approach! Included is a Giant Goliath cartridge.
Limited Edition for 2019. New color to be released every year
Hexagonal body for a comfortable and controlled writing experience.
Lightweight yet robust aluminum body made using the aluminum from recycled Nespresso capsules.
Green “India” color with shiny appearance obtained by micro beading blasting process and electrostatic treatment.
Engraved “Made with recycled Nespresso Capsules” label on the face opposing the clip.
Flexible steel clip.
Goliath ink cartridge allowing you to write up to 600 pages of A4.
Steel tip with rotating tungsten carbide ballpoint which ensures a clean and smudge free line.
Refills: Goliath cartridges in fine (blue, black, red), medium (blue, black, red, green) and large (blue, black).
Made in Switzerland.
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