Paolo Donnarumma | editor in chief

Car enthusiast since the age of 4, Paolo is a living cliché. Italian born and raised in Switzerland. He loves (beside writing instruments) soccer, good food, good wines, watches and cars. Father of 2 kids and married to Pia since 2003, he writes about, guess what, cars, watches, drinks & food in relation to pens.

Nancy R. Olson | contributor

Nancy doesn't need any introduction. She is almost an institution in the writing instruments world. She is probably the most competent person when it comes to writing instruments writing since over 25 years about it. Her experience and knowledge is second to none and her passion about it is a true inspiration. Has travelled the world and visited the most prestigious manufacturer. One more thing... she uses a great pen every day!

Samuel Naldi | contributor

Samuel is a real guru of the industry. He's owner of one of the most sophisticated writing instruments boutiques in the world. If you want to know anything about a pen or a watch, drop him a note and he will be able to advise on any matter regarding your pen collection. And if you don't have a pen collection yet, he will make sure you get one pretty soon.

Nick Neghina | contributor

A real connoisseur of fine art, photography and excellence in food, Nick knows how to enjoy the beautiful things in life as well as how to have balanced view of what really matters when it comes to uncompromising quality in luxury goods. To summarise Nick in one sentence: only the best is good enough!

Vanessa Langton | contributor

Vanessa is an Art Historian with a passion for 19th century photography history, mid-20th century street photography, Post Impressionist painting, and fountain pens. When she’s not conducting research, she’s writing with fountain pens and experimenting with various inks and papers. Vanessa collaborates creatively with several notable pen companies and distributors as well as creates YouTube videos under the Pen Gangsta pseudonym.

Riccardo Murrau | contributor

Owner and publisher of Foolish Magazine Italia, Riccardo is based in Turin and loves vintage and collectible items. He writes about all the nice things in life with a nostalgic touch remembering the good old days when artisans were creating marvellous objects from every possible material.