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The Wonderful Hansen Writing Ball - Stripe fabric by candyjoyce on Spoonflower - custom fabric

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By Candy Joyce

If you would like to see any of my designs in a different colour or at a different scale please ask, I'd love to hear from you!

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Description:

The writing ball was invented by Rasmus Malling-Hansen in 1865 & was the first known typewriter. This design came 6th in the B&W Typewriter contest

The writing ball was an invention of Rasmus Malling-Hansen and was the first known type writer in 1865. This brick repeat is my representation of Rasmus' wonderful invention, and is also available with Vertical Stripes. I like to imagine how current computer keyboards etc would look if they had evolved from this ball shaped design.

©Candy Joyce 2014 My designs can be re-scaled, re-coloured or reworked to suit your project so please feel free to ask. I am also available to create custom designs and licensed works, please get in touch to discuss your requirements. If you make anything with my designs please share your pictures, I do love to see my designs in action!

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candyjoyce

candyjoyce says:

candyjoyce uploaded a project image link for candyjoyce's design The Wonderful Hansen Writing Ball - Stripe :

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Posted over 2 years ago.

candyjoyce

candyjoyce says: Merci Françoise for these pictures of the window display that you created with my typing ball wallpaper. The display is for the tourism office of La Charité sur Loire (Burgundy, France). This town has several summer festival (word, classical music, blues, jazz...).

candyjoyce uploaded a project image link for candyjoyce's design The Wonderful Hansen Writing Ball - Stripe :

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Posted over 2 years ago.

candyjoyce

candyjoyce says: Thanks Victoria, Thanks Jean!

Posted over 3 years ago.

jeanfog...

jeanfogelberg says: This is brilliant, and so well-executed!

Posted over 3 years ago.

kirpa

kirpa says: Great proyect!

Posted almost 4 years ago.

kirpa

kirpa says: Great proyect!

Posted almost 4 years ago.

candyjoyce

candyjoyce says:

candyjoyce uploaded a project image link for candyjoyce's design The Wonderful Hansen Writing Ball - Stripe :

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Posted almost 4 years ago.

retroretro

retroretro says: Super design! My BEST!!!

Posted about 4 years ago.

inscrib...

inscribed_here says: Congratulations on making top ten, Candy!

Posted about 4 years ago.

cherish...

cherished_dreams says: congrats...a lovely bold pattern :)

Posted about 4 years ago.

victori...

victorialasher says: Congratulations on top ten

Posted about 4 years ago.

created...

createdgift says: Congratulations!

Posted about 4 years ago.

wren_le...

wren_leyland says: The spatial presentation took us to a different world of planets, particles, and pollen. Congrats!

Posted about 4 years ago.

candyjoyce

candyjoyce says: Thanks so much everyone, I'm thrilled and surprised to have made it into the top ten!

Posted about 4 years ago.

rhondad...

rhondadesigns says: Congratulations on placing in the top ten with this beautiful design, Candy!

Posted about 4 years ago.

cjldesigns

cjldesigns says: Congratulations on top ten! This is such a clever design, one of my favourites!

Posted about 4 years ago.

bippidi...

bippidiiboppidii says: I'm so happy to see this great design in the top top, Candy! Congratulations!

Posted about 4 years ago.

kdl

kdl says: C-o-n-g-r-a-t-s to You!

Posted about 4 years ago.

kirpa

kirpa says: Beautiful desing, Congratulations!!

Posted about 4 years ago.

ottoman...

ottomanbrim says: Congratulations!

Posted about 4 years ago.

kanikam...

kanikamathur says: Congratulations!

Posted about 4 years ago.

demigoutte

demigoutte says: Woww congratulations !!

Posted about 4 years ago.

melimiliá

melimiliá says: Congratulations on top ten. I knew you would do well.

Posted about 4 years ago.

darci

darci says: Typewriters Fabric of the Week Contest Top Ten!

darci uploaded a fabric image for candyjoyce's design The Wonderful Hansen Writing Ball - Stripe :

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Posted about 4 years ago.

retroru...

retrorudolphs says: Congratulations on top ten!

Posted about 4 years ago.

whimzwh...

whimzwhirled says: This was one of the six i voted for including my own. lol I am always blown away by so many wonderful takes on a theme.

Posted about 4 years ago.

inscrib...

inscribed_here says: Brilliantly illustrated. This is a very eye-catching fabric design.

Posted about 4 years ago.

glanoramay

glanoramay says: This is absolutely brilliant Candy, LOVE it :) x

Posted about 4 years ago.

candyjoyce

candyjoyce says: Thanks everyone, it means a lot to get so many positive comments.

Posted over 4 years ago.

mariao

mariao says: very interesting, defiitly original. the 3D efect makes the design jumping out!

Posted over 4 years ago.

bippidi...

bippidiiboppidii says: This is SO cool Candy, just love it! The distortion of the stripes behind the balls is a very neat detail, makes you really pay attention.

Posted over 4 years ago.

nezumiw...

nezumiworld says: Like the 3D effect, great idea :)

Posted over 4 years ago.

celandine

celandine says: this is megacool!!!

Posted over 4 years ago.

pencilmein

pencilmein says: this is so fun! voted!

Posted over 4 years ago.

alexsan

alexsan says: Beautiful design.

Posted over 4 years ago.

melimiliá

melimiliá says: Great design. It almost looks 3 dimensional

Posted over 4 years ago.

candyjoyce

candyjoyce says: Thanks Nicole and Julie!

Posted over 4 years ago.

nicolet...

nicoletamarin says: So beautiful!

Posted over 4 years ago.

cjldesigns

cjldesigns says: This looks amazing, I love the bold stripes in the background and you have done the perspective so well!

Posted over 4 years ago.

candyjoyce

candyjoyce says: Thank you all. I was really inspired by the look of the original item and also by Rasmus himself who seemed like quite a guy!

Posted over 4 years ago.

rhondad...

rhondadesigns says: You have drawn this intriguing artifact with great attention to detail and perspective. Set against a contemporary, op-art linear background, it makes a fantastic design!

Posted over 4 years ago.

pennycandy

pennycandy says: Love the optical illusion the writing balls make with the straight lines in the back...making them appear wavy. Awesome perspective illustration of the ball!

Posted over 4 years ago.

demigoutte

demigoutte says: wow amazing design !

Posted over 4 years ago.

glimmer...

glimmericks says: love!

Posted over 4 years ago.