Princesse Grace de Monaco Pen

Grace Kelly

Monaco, located in the beautiful and serene French Riviera is the world’s second smallest country and also it’s most densely populated. With Mediterranean climates and plenty of sights to see, it’s no wonder that this tiny country has such a rich and lively history involving royalty, gambling, racing and a sense of […]

Cool pens: More Pen, Less Concept

Jean-Pierre Lepine — The Free Ride

I am a bloodhound for pen lists. I can’t get my fill of innovative pen concepts. Yet it’s always a bit of a let-down to find out that these pen concepts are just pens on paper. The RGB pen that samples colors from the environment will sadly just […]

Montblanc Alfred Hitchcock Limited Edition Pen

Alfred Hitchcock

“When you finish the script, the film is perfect. But in shooting it you lose perhaps 40 percent of your original conception.” – Alfred Hitchcock

Regarded by some as one of the most influential filmmakers of all time, Alfred Hitchcock created over 50 films in his half-century as a director. […]

Styling a Modern Nib

The Classic Open Nib Example

This post is third in a series about the technical aspects of fountain pens. — by Tracy McCusker

I have spoken at length about the anatomy of fountain pens in this series: how to identify interior parts, how the feed system works, how ink interacts with nibs. My main […]