More and more, consumers across industries want bespoke. Having something that is one-of-a-kind is a way to not only show your individuality, but also your passion as a collector. Because of the nature of fountain pens (or, really, any factory-manufactured object), it can be hard to offer a bespoke level […]
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Fountains Pens Have Become So Popular Nowadays And Here’s Why
Do you feel like you’re seeing fountain pens everywhere? From the humble Lamy in a classroom setting to an esteemed Parker in the office. More and more people are rejecting the crude ubiquity of the biro and embracing the lasting quality of the fountain pen. Sometimes it’s hard to articulate […]
Why Are Celluloid Pens So Expensive?
For many pen lovers, celluloid harkens back to the golden age of the pen industry. Renowned for its comfortable and velvety hand-feel and its durability, celluloid is considered one of the premier materials used in the penmaking process. But if that’s the case, why isn’t it more common? And, from […]
TACCIA Polar Lights LE – A Hard-to-Get Raden Beauty
Although not mentioned among the Seven Wonders of the World, the Polar Lights (also known as aurora borealis) could easily make the list, judging by its extraordinary beauty. Probably one of the most coveted natural phenomena, chased annually by nature lovers and not only, the Aurora Borealis is a spectacular […]
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 match. 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 […]
Why Is It So Important To Write In A Journal?
Journaling or writing in a diary has existed for as long as there has been paper. Recording personal daily experiences, reactions to global events and intimate thoughts is a way of preserving the moment. Journaling can feel like an act as an exorcism, a spiritual cleanse or therapy, but is […]
Three Situations Where A Rollerball Is More Convenient Than A Fountain Pen
Writing with a fountain pen is by far one of the noblest acts one can engage in. But today one is not always in the mood, nor does one have time to write at the leisurely pace a fountain pen dictates. That’s why today I’m going to show you three […]
Montblanc’s ‘Dear Future’ Initiative Will Shape The Lives of Many Young People
More and more customers are focusing on industry leaders to use their resources to inspire those less fortunate. Building a responsible brand that gives back to those in need is, now more than ever, par for the course when it comes to being a leader. That is why Montblanc’s latest […]
Write Her a Handwritten Card This Valentine’s Day
There’s one day left until Valentine’s Day and if you’re still looking for the perfect gift, you might want to take it a little easier. Maybe she doesn’t even want the perfect gift, but rather a little more affection. When was the last time you sent her a handwritten letter? […]
Lifting The Lid: How Montblanc Fountain Pens Are Crafted?
Preserving the handcraft of fountain pen making, Montblanc reveals the complex process that its expert team of artisan makers go through to bring the beloved pens to life. Handcrafts are a vital expression of human ingenuity and artistry. From the first stone carvings to the design of the latest luxury […]