The character, pronounced "ah", was produced using a laser cutter and presented in two different fonts, Mincho and Gothic. The capsules also came with paper fold outs and were presented in a full sized dispenser complete with its own display. More details on the project can be found on the Spoon & Tamango blog.
No word on what their final grade was and if they passed the course, but my suspicion is that they have nothing to worry about.
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