Legendary designer Louise Fili brings a sparkle to her stationery collection with this set of twelve double-sided pencils in six metallic shades. A shimmering twist on classic Italian packaging, Brillante is a companion to her bestselling pencil sets Perfetto and Tutti Frutti. This stunning new set is ideal for drawing, colouring or writing and perfect for desktop display in a sturdy, elegant box.
• A sparkling new addition to the Louise Fili Stationery family
• Brillante Pencils feature twelve double-sided black wood, colored pencils (three color pairings, repeating four times): silver/purple; copper/blue; gold/green; all in an elegant desktop package
• Louise Fili’s pencils have been hugely successful as a companion to coloring books and as a stand-alone gift
• Louise’s design sensibility is unique in the marketplace — and especially in the pencil marketplace
• Over 16,000 sets of Perfetto Pencils sold; over 49,000 sets of Tutti Frutti Pencils (Spring 15) sold.
• Overall package is consistent with the Louise Fili stationery family: elegant and ornate. This set showcases Fili’s exquisite skill as a package designer, marrying rich color, hand-drawn type, and mid- century sensibility
• Appeals to: Lovers of Italian-inspired ephemera, design/typography nerds, stationery lovers, and anyone shopping for cool office/desktop gifts
Louise Fili is director of Louise Fili Ltd, a New York-based design studio specialising in logo, package, restaurant, and book design. Formerly senior designer for Herb Lubalin, Louise Fili was art director of Pantheon Books from 1978 to 1989, where she designed close to 2000 book jackets. Fili has taught and lectured on graphic design and typography, and her work is in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the Cooper Hewitt Museum, and the Bibliothèque Nationale. She is a member of the Art Directors Hall of Fame, and received a medal of lifetime achievement from the AIGA. Fili is the author of Elegantissima, Grafica della Strada and Graphique de la Rue, published by Princeton Architectural Press, and has co-authored The Cognoscenti's Guide to Florence and Italianissimo. With her husband, the design historian Steven Heller, she is co-author of Italian Art Deco, British Modern, Dutch Moderne, Streamline, French Modern, Deco España, German Modern, Design Connoisseur, Counter Culture, Typology, Stylepedia, Euro Deco, Scripts, Shadow Type and Stencil Type.