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A dragon-shaped pinch pot holding pens and other small items. “In 2003 we did the design for an important exhibition here in Stockholm called Modern Talking, which connected artists and musicians and designers and architects in an interesting way,” says Nobel. “Front was in the show — it was kind of the first thing they did. During the opening, we invited people to come and be part of a small production line. Everyone who wanted to could help us make pencil cups, and we gave them beer and food. This was one of those pieces.” The project was the first in an ongoing series of experiments with group production, where Uglycute specifies the materials and techniques to be used and then leaves the rest of the making process up to a crowd of friends or design students.