What Makes a Limited Edition Pen so Special


There’s something about a fine writing instrument. It makes you feel important. It makes your words special. It adds a touch of elegance and class to your everyday routine. If you are not a pen collector, you understand the significance of a fine pen the first time you pick one up. If you are a […]

The Art of Engraving

Have you ever gone to buy a pen, wallet or briefcase for someone and panicked because it’s not personal enough? You know they’d love the actual item, but somehow it doesn’t feel unique enough to or for them. You know this is it, but there’s still something holding you back. If only there were a […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas! We can Help!

Happy holidays to everyone! Hope you have finalized your shopping lists, and checked them twice. In case you are stuck and just can’t figure out what to get someone, Executive Essentials can help! Have a wide array of unique gifts at various prices, so you can find just the right present for just the right […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Don't get him this.

Father’s Day is on June 17th this year. And, if you take a look at your calendar, you will notice that it is only several weeks away. That means you need to dust off the old idea box lying dormant between your ears and fire it into overdrive if your […]

Company Logo Pens for Christmas

Parker Sonnet Ballpoint Engraved

The ovens are far from heating up for this 2011 Thanksgiving dinner, but that doesn’t mean that Christmas is content to wait on the sidelines until we are all done digesting. In fact, ho-ho-ho tinged commercials have already infiltrated the airwaves and local shops are already trimming their newly frosted […]

Acme Pens: Brand X

Acme Brand X Biltmore

If you know anything about the Acme pen company then you know that they are a highly successful company that creates fun and innovative products of high quality (not to be confused with the fictional company of a similar name that has sold a plethora of devices and gadgets to […]

Porsche Design: Timeless Writing Instruments

Timeless good design is not just a matter of superficial styling. It is a process that takes place from within, as part of the formal implementation of a functional principle. —The Philosophy of Ferdinand Alexander Porsche

The Lohner-Porsche Mixte Hybrid

There are many pen companies that have histories filled with rich imagery and […]

Diamonds: Baseball and Montblanc

Diamonds Are A Pens Best Friend

The 2011 World Series of Major League Baseball (MLB) doesn’t start until October 19th and for the many fans that means there are still hundreds of games left to watch. Like other sports, the true fans of MLB have a visceral connection to the game, one that is […]

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Mont Blanc Etoile Eternelle Fountain Pen

It was 1972, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, when KOB Radio station manager Dick McKee came up with the idea of using a hot air balloon to help celebrate the radio station’s 50th birthday. At the time, there were very few people in New Mexico that had hot air […]

A Mont Blanc Pencil: Style and Forgiveness

Montblanc Starwalker Pencil

I’ve known for some time now that Montblanc is more than just a company that makes fine writing instruments and leather goods. They are more than a brand celebrated by those with fine tastes for quality executive goods that boarder on art. They are also a company that understands how to […]