Since it’s invention in 1839 the rubber eraser has seen a rapid evolution — with new shapes and materials taking place, the eraser remained an essential tool to fix mistakes of students, writers, and accountants, among many others. April 15 marks its anniversary and in celebration I picked seven designs that went beyond tradition.

1. Pebble by Megawing

$3 at

2. Deletus by Artlebedev

$8.5 at

3. Slendy by Seed

$8.25 at

4. Kadokeshi by Hideo Kanbara

$2.5 at

5. Rubber Barber by Megawing

$4 at

6. Eraser+ing by Balance Wu Design

$4 at

7. Evolution

$10 at

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Designer & photographer based in New York City