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Stationary designed with Forbidden city elements goes on sale
The Palace Museum stationery brand has been released at the Palace Museum in Beijing. Notebooks and pen bags with Chinese ancient auspicious beasts, mortise, and tenon joint structure shaped erasers. In total, more than 140 cultural creative products are going on sale from today on.
Among them, is the very attractive three-dimensional sticky note pad. As the paper leafs are torn off one by one, the exquisite three-dimensional turrets are slowly revealed. This product is not only practical, but also a beautifully made.
A tablet-shaped eraser set also became one of the most eye-catching products. They are designed like the tablets hanging on buildings in the Forbidden City with a right-to-left script including the famous "Zheng da guang ming" which means "let the righteous shine" and many other tablets.
The Palace Museum itself has a large collection of stationery cultural relics. Stationery culture and creativity are used frequently and widely in another attempt of the Palace Museum to "integrate" into daily life, the deputy director of the Place museum Lou Wei states.
A tablet-shaped eraser set. /VCG Photo
"We hope to convey the aesthetic essence of the Palace Museum and carry forward Chinese traditional culture through artistic extraction of the building, history, and cultural relics of the Palace Museum and daily use of stationery. At the same time, all the materials used in the products, from ink to glue to paper, are non-toxic and harmless to the human body," Lou said to the media.
At present, these cultural relics have been put on sale through e-commerce channels and are officially "stationed" in the flagship stationery store of the Palace Museum.