5 Important Features of the Otto Hutt design08

Launched in early 2021, the Bauhaus-inspired fountain pen created by Otto Hutt is already enjoying success among pen enthusiasts and collectors and it’s quite easy to see why. The pen is anything but ordinary and its unique design is perfectly adapted to modern times. In today’s article we’re going to be looking at 5 features […]

5 Great Fountain Pens for Everyday Use

Living in the Digital Age doesn’t mean that we have given up handwriting, quite the contrary. Due to the fact that we already spend most of our time on laptops, smartphones or other devices, writing with a fountain pen is back on the list of our daily activities. It helps us think clear, and somehow […]

Montblanc Muses Elizabeth Taylor Special Edition – As purple as her lovely eyes

Being an actor may not be that hard, some say, but there are only a few talented people in the industry who have made history over the years. One of these people is none other than Elizabeth Taylor, the British-American actress and activist – the latest  “muse” to be celebrated with a special edition writing […]

Graf von Faber-Castell Pen of the Year “Pillars of History” – 2018-2021

If you read our recently published article, you may have noticed that we covered the first four editions of the famous collection signed by Graf von Faber-Castell – ‘Pen of the Year – Pillars of History’. With only four editions left, in today’s article we will be focusing on each Pen launched between 2018-2021, pointing […]

Montegrappa Harry Potter: Hogwarts L.E. – The Magic Wand of Writers

Great achievements require time, not only in the pen industry. The British author of one of the best-selling series of novels, J.K. Rowling, knows best. It took her six years to write “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, the first book in the Harry Potter series and the main source of inspiration for one of […]

Graf von Faber-Castell Pen of the Year “Pillars of History” – 2014-2017

Some fountain pens are just fountain pens whilst others are simply works of art. That’s why today we are going to be looking at 4 masterpieces launched between 2014 and 2017. Created by Graf von Faber-Castell as part of the legendary “Pen of the Year” line and divided into “Nature’s Luxury” a category inspired by […]

Pelikan M205 DUO Highlighter – Brighter than ever before

Have you ever considered using a fountain pen as a highlighter? If you haven’t yet, you should know that Pelikan is going to launch a third version of this kind. With the first edition launched in 2010, followed by another version in 2013, this time we expect to see a neon yellow fountain pen. That […]

Montegrappa X ZOHIKO | Kitcho Limited Edition – Tribute to Maki-e artists

Mastering the art of Maki-e is not a quality that so many people possess. In fact, young artisans have to be thoroughly trained to reach a certain level of dexterity in order to become Maki-e masters. This decorating technique also requires time and attention to detail, given that, the production is generally limited to just […]

Montblanc Meisterstück Great Masters Pirelli Limited Edition 1872 – Tribute to excellence

You can tell when a fountain pen is performing well by the way it glides across the paper. Quite similar to tyres, when a set of high-performance tyres can make all the difference on the track. You might find this comparison a little unusual, but it was made on purpose, as Montblanc’s latest collection pays […]

Montblanc’s new Signs & Symbols Collection for 2022

With the first edition introduced in 2015, Signs & Symbols is a collection composed of “Legend of Zodiacs”, a writing instrument inspired by the zodiac sign of the year ahead and “A Journey Among Dragons”, a line honouring the mythical creatures and their great powers. Each edition  is masterfully crafted of hand-engraved silver and varies […]


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