Ink Cartridges vs Ink Bottles?

Ink Cartridges vs Ink Bottles?

Photo c/o Kaweco Germany. Traditional and refined, fountain pens give an elegant writing experience for both professional and personal use. We’re often asked for advice when pairing fountain pens with ink cartridge or bottled ink. Deciding between the two is a personal preference but we’ve listed some advantages of each to help you make the best decision. Fountain Pen Ink Cartridges Ink cartridges are small, disposable capsules, that come pre-loaded in a fountain pens. While colour selection may vary, they…

How to Write With a Fountain Pen Without Making a Huge Mess

How to Write With a Fountain Pen Without Making a Huge Mess

Fountain pens offer so much more diversity than regular ballpoint pens; you can change up the nib styles and widths, and switch ink colours quickly. Unlike ballpoints that will work at pretty much any angle when writing, fountain pens require a little more precision since they involve a gentler hand. Even if you’re a lefty who simply struggles with everything except pencil lead and you’re prone to smudges and an ink-smeared palm, there are a few tricks to writing the…

Choosing the ‘Write’ Fountain Pen

Choosing the ‘Write’ Fountain Pen

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With computers, cell phones, tablets and a million other devices, the art of writing with a pen and paper seems to be fading. We think it’s time to renew the love of writing and for everyone to embrace the use of a fountain pen. Fountain Penefits First patented by American Lewis Waterman 1884, the modern fountain pen comes in all different styles, price points, and has many benefits (related: Are these Europe’s Best Fountain Pens?) They feel good when you’re writing. You…