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…

Brand Spotlight: e+m Holzprodukte

Brand Spotlight: e+m Holzprodukte

Early Days Founded by Konrad Ehmann in Nuremberg in 1899, e+m Holzprodukte began is rich history producing nib penholders. Quickly becoming one of the largest manufacturer’s, e+m Holzprodukte gained a strong following for its handmade wooden writing tools and accessories. During World War II, its factory was destroyed, along with years of work and original designs. When production resumed, only a limited number of models were reproduced. Company Revival Seeking to revive the company, Wolfram Mümmler, a member of the family’s…

Brand Spotlight: Moleskine

Brand Spotlight: Moleskine

Practical and functional, Moleskine’s wide stationary collection is among the world’s best. Making old, new again, the revived Moleskine brand has reinvented the joy of writing. Originally created as a passion project by a French family, it went out of business in the 1800s. Revamed centuries later, 1997 to be exact, the brand was reintroduced as Modo&Modo by an Italian publisher. Representing a time-honored tradition of journalists, writers, artists and adventurers, and the Moleskine notebook collection reflects that used by…

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…