Brand Spotlight: S.T. Dupont

Brand Spotlight: S.T. Dupont

Merging luxury and functionality, renowned French designer S.T. Dupont is known for crafting exquisite pieces. Inspired by a simple philosophy, the S.T. Dupont collection reflects the French elegance of “l’art de vivre,” or “the art of living well.” With over 145 years of experience, their exceptionally made, quality items include high-end writing tools with handmade nibs, lighters, and leather accessories. Founded by Simon Tussot Dupont in 1872, an inventor and photographer to Napoleon III, the company was initially a luggage…

Brand Spotlight: J. Herbin

Brand Spotlight: J. Herbin

Bringing opulence and grandeur to the world of writing, J. Herbin is the original master of script and handwriting. Its success spans centuries and is the oldest in the world, known for its performance, longevity, and rich signature hues. Established in 1670, J. Herbin’s premium ink collection has endured the test of time, serving everyone from Louis XIV to Coco Chanel to Parisian school children. Originally a sailor, Jacques Herbin, began his company selling wax seals. After returning from voyages…

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…