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Where To Buy Pens In New York City

Those of you who follow me on instagram probably noticed that in early June I enjoyed New York City for about 10 days. During These days I had the chance to browse around several shops, and four of which were obviously Pen Stores. If you’re in New York, you must visit them if you want […]

The Pen: Functional Object, Cool Accessory or Status Symbol?

For centuries, writing instruments have, of course, played an important role in society. From early Egyptian scribes to the #2 pencil you yourself used in elementary school, knowledge has always been passed down through the written word. That is, of course, until the advent of the digital age. With technology being able to pass information […]

Caran d’Ache Timegraph – A Priceless Treasure For Both Pen And Watch Collectors

I’ve always been of the opinion that pens and watches make a deadly couple. They just complement each other so wonderfully. But what about a fountain pen with a built-in watch? Sounds too good to be true? Let’s find out!  Launched in 2019 by Maison Caran d’Ache, the Timegraph incorporates a miniature mechanical watch movement […]

What Pen Would Don Draper Use?

Oh, Mad Men. Has there ever been a show that has been the cultural touchstone of a moment in television history? For many, the show was like catching lightning in a bottle: a great cast, interesting storylines, authentic sets, and enviable wardrobes. What Mad Men was able to do was produce a world that was […]

The Creative Director Of Bvlgari Watches Has A Penchant For Pens

I remember once seeing a photo of Yves Saint Laurent drawing with a pencil on paper in his studio and wondering: how many designers do that nowadays? I did a little research on the internet and found that despite the most advanced graphic design softwares on the market, most of the world’s top designers seem […]

Montegrappa Elmo: Its History, Its Present

Within the pen community, Montegrappa is synonymous with Italian design and refinement. From humble beginnings, the company has grown to be an international leader in the industry. We at Inkstable are fascinated by the way in which one Italian company has become a global leader in the writing community, producing many of the best pens […]

Sailor King of Pens Color Urushi ‘Kaga’ – The Story Goes On

Ladies and gentlemen, enthusiasts and collectors, fasten your seatbelt as we fly to the Land of the Rising Sun to explore the sequel to the first Sailor King of Pens Urushi. Retaining the same exquisite lustre, the new edition carries on the ancestral art of lacquering capturing our imagination with its rich colours and impeccable […]

What’s So Special About Montblanc Nibs?

There is something instantly recognizable about a Montblanc pen. Whether it’s in the silhouette of the body or the snowcap emblem, a Montblanc remains the industry standard for subtle, but effective, branding. This has helped to make Montblanc a worldwide name, but it’s sustained the reputation it has today through a remarkable commitment to quality. […]

Meet the New Releases of design04 – More Refined and Versatile

If last week I introduced you to the latest additions to the design03 series, today we’ll be having a look at design04, which has been joined by four new models. From classic platinum to yellow gold, each new edition is the embodiment of pure elegance. Let’s discover them together in the following!  Unlike the other […]

A Father’s Day Gift Guide from Inkstable

For many, a father is the first hero that a son knows. He is the one to teach us responsibility, kindness, and pride in ourselves and our work. What better way to show your appreciation than with a thoughtful gift? With Father’s Day next week, June 19, Inkstable has put together a Father’s Day gift […]

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