It all started one fateful evening. I was planning to head to the 2018 DC Fountain Pen Supershow and love cheesecake. Veniero’s cheesecake. If you know it…Read More
The Namiki Yukari Royale is one of the most impressive pens I've seen to date. With a gorgeous urushi finish coating a brass body…Read More
Some of my favorite Nakaya colors are the single-color variants, with Ama-iro leading the pack. A gorgeous shade of teal, it's stuck with me since…Read More
I've said it before and I'll say it again: Ralph at Regalia Writing Labs is a mad genius.
Ralph sent me a Slack a few months back before his flight to New York…Read More
Finding true Japanese urushi that's done truly well is a rarity these days and few companies do it better than Nakaya. This beauty…Read More
Ralph of Regalia Writing Labs is a mad genius. Sitting at Golden Unicorn eating dim sum in Chinatown, Manhattan, I asked…Read More
Montblanc's Starwalker line a line of pens I couldn't possibly imagine coming out of Montblanc. The standard Starwalker never did much for me…Read More
Here, I'll say it. I. Love. CONID. It all started one fateful March night in 2016 when I stumbled across CONID's website and couldn't help myself. The engineering, the Bulkfiller system, the industrial profile, their logo; it…Read More
Nakaya is a special pen company that makes some incredible pens. My first exposure to the brand was a Piccolo Writer in their now discontinued Ama-iro finish. Unfortunately for me...Read More
Wahl-Eversharp DECOBAND Gold Seal Oversized Rosewood SUPERFLEX. That is one hell of a name for a pen.
My first experience with the Eversharp...Read More
I'm in the middle of a love affair with Sailor's pens. I'm not and have never been a huge fan of cigar-shaped pens, nor do...Read More
Spending time with any of Nakayas pens elicits a special feeling in most fountain pen users. This particular pen, a Piccolo Writer in their ama-iro urushi...Read More
I have a love-hate relationship with Sailor pens. Sailors have some of my favorite nibs, period. Sailor also makes...Read More
What hasn't been said about the Lamy 2000?
Designed in 1966...Read More
I love Sailor's ProGear line. I've always been a fan of flattops, preferring the slightly modern look over the more traditional cigar shape. Sure, that's a...Read More