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New Arrival – Lotus Shikhar

Indian Fountain Pen market has lately seen a lot of new entrants and among them, Lotus is one of them. They initially made a lot of prototypes before …

Fountain Pens

You Need To Start Using A Fountain Pen Right Away

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>You Need To Start Using A Fountain Pen Right Away<p>Writing tools have evolved over the years. From burning sticks and …

Fountain Pens

Pen Review – Fosfor Islander

Well this particular pen, ISLANDER from Fosfor Pens was love at first site when I actually saw it in person at Delhi Pen Meet. I had seen lot of …

Chinese Pen Calligraphy: 1. Preamble

Hello everyone, this is Clement here, and I am very honored to be invited as a guest writer for OFP! I am here to start a series of posts on Chinese …

Fountain Pens

CHINESE PEN NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW | FEB 2018

1. Live in You launched the Future<p>It has been quite a while since the designer brand gave us some hints about this next offer. Last weekend during an …

China

The Lost Art of Handwriting

Writing by hand. It’s an almost outdated skill, replaced more and more with emails, notes on our mobile phones, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and …

Mobile

Pelikan M640 - Mount Everest - Nib

Review: Pelikan Souverän M805 Stresemann Fountain Pen @AppelboomLaren

Thank you to Appelboom Pennen for loaning me this pen to review! It was painful to send it back, and that's a good sign, right?<p><b>ABOUT</b><p>Body Material: …

Classic Fountain Pens 22nd Anniversary Sailor Pro Gear Realo Yellow and Black Limited Edition | Classic Fountain Pens

Classic Fountain Pens marks our 22nd year with the new limited edition Sailor Pro Gear Realo in Yellow and Black, available in just 88 numbered …

TWSBI including the “red” version (second from top).

The Biggest Fountain Pen Trends Of 2017

The year that was<p>As with every industry or hobby, it is clear that there have been a number of recurring themes which have defined the year.<p>In …

Pen Review : Pilot Custom 74 (Music Nib)

This happens to be my latest addition or you may call addiction to Pilot Pens. After buying and using <b>PILOT CAPLESS</b> I realised that I need more Pilot …

Pen & Ink Pairing: Dec ’17

No Comments<p>Katherine: December has been a crazy month of trying to not drown. The year is wrapping up at work and I feel <i>so</i> behind on everything, and …

Why We Love Fountain Pens

<b>Published on</b> November 3rd, 2017 | <i>by Michelle Roper-Shaw</i><p>0<p><b>Today is Fountain Pen Day and it appears they are as popular as ever. Whether you are a</b> …

Fountain Pens

TWSBI DIAMOND 580AL LAVA FOUNTAIN PEN REVIEW

Not so long ago, I reviewed the TWSBI Diamond 580Al in the standard silver-colored finish (with the aluminium grip section and piston mechanism). It …

Neat

Pelikan Souveran M400 Review

It’s time for another pen review, this time a Pelikan! The M400 is a middle-ground fountain pen that sits between the budget M200 and the premium …

TWSBI 580 AL Fountain Pen Review

Akkerman Dutch Masters ink collection

Special edition Akkerman Dutch Masters ink collection<p>Dutch retailer and manufacturer Akkerman, recently announced a new ink range! Labelled ‘Akkerman …

Eye Candy: Sailor Pro Gear Slim Cosmos

Even though I was already the proud owner of a Sailor Pro Gear Slim Purple Lamé, when I heard about the Sailor Pro Gear Slim Purple Cosmos way back …

Twiss Irish Bog Oak Fountain Pen Quick Look

Reviewing custom made pens can be a little tricky. I, after all, picked the material and the general design so if I would have only myself to blame …

Fountain Pens

Your top 5 entry level fountain pens and how to get started

<b>Your Guide to Getting STARTED with FOUNTAIN PENS</b><p>Recently, we have been getting more and people asking for recommendations for entry level fountain …

Montblanc William Shakespeare 1597 Pen

Created to celebrate the 400th anniversary of The Bard's death, the Montblanc William Shakespeare 1597 Pen is an instrument that honors some of the …

Romeo and Juliet

Sailor 1911 Black Luster fountain pen review

I don’t really like black color. I mostly use red, brown, green and orange inks in my pens. During last few years I’ve tried quite a lot of different …

Anime

Is this the most successful pen in the world?

In the beginning (see my other blog, Solved – who invented he fountain pen) when fountain pens were beginning to exert real influence across the …

Winston Churchill

Everyone’s Favorite Starter Pen

The Pilot Metropolitan is, according to most internet sources, the Go-To fountain pen for newcomers. With the low price tag of around $15, and Pilot …

Live in You MiTu Review

If you know the brand <i>Live in you</i> (里莜), you know a lot about the Chinese domestic pen makers. Even for a fountain pen addict like me who always keep …

The uncertain future of handwriting

Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether?<p>We're told that writing is dying. Typing on keyboards and screens dominates written communication today. Even scribbling a signature has become rarer due to the prevalence of chip-and-pin …

Calligraphy

“Economical” doesn’t mean Boring

The TWSBI Eco is the first pen I’ve spent more than $20 on. When I first got into fountain pens, I was immediately drawn to the demonstrator style …

Is Wing Sung 698 any good?

Last week when I visited London for Writing Equipment Show, I played a little with <b>Wing Sung 698</b> . I have seen many comments about this pen before, …

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Know Cursive

Do you remember the day you learned to write in cursive? Of course you do. It was a revolutionary day, a day that opened your eyes to the …