Pen and Paper

By Dilley_Esq | Pen reviews, paper, stationery, pencils and other desk accessories.

Ink Review: Organics Studio Nitrogen Royal Blue

I have been hoarding this review for ages because Organics Studio Nitrogen Royal Blue ($14 per 55ml bottle) is almost always out of stock. No matter …

Royal Family

Parker 45 fountain pen review

I’ve avoided reviewing vintage fountain pens up to now because it’s hard to guarantee consistency. Even new pens can vary a little, depending on the …

Fountain Pens

Monteverde Onyx with a Conklin Duragraph Purple Nights: Monday Matchup #166

Hey there, Fountain pen peeps, Jenn here! This week, I’m excited to “leaf” with you my tree drawing I completed using Monteverde Onyx and a Conklin …

Illustration

FANTASTICPAPER COLOR A5 NOTEBOOK REVIEW

I was very curious to check out this new -to me- notebook brand from Germany called Fantasticpaper. With a name like that, expectations are …

Laptops

FPnibs.com

<i>Happy 2018!!</i> New Store! Prices showed Tax included.<p>Fountain pen enthusiasts online shop<p>Behind FPnibs are Pablo Carrasco and Esther Durán from the …

Shopping

Zap Book

Scroll down to read in English<br>Zap Book DefterMerhabalar,<br>Bu hafta bir defterle karşınızdayım. Hem de %100 geridönüştürülmüş bir defterle... Bu defteri …

Centralcrafts Capri Handmade Leather Wrap Journal Review

Shopping

Pilot Vanishing Point – Pen Review

<b>Pilot Vanishing Point Limited Edition Green Carbonesque</b><p>This Pen came to me from @suzi_scribbles on Instagram. She kindly sent me this pen for review …

Enjoy

How I got into Fountain Pens: Jinhao to Montblanc - Ali Abbas Panju

My fountain pen story, like many others’, is a story of constant development, learning,fountain pens, and hopefully, this may well help <i>you</i> get a …

Fountain Pens

Karas Kustoms Decograph Fountain Pen Review

Karas Kustoms are best known for their machined metal pens, several of which I’ve reviewed. These pens are consistently excellent. The Decograph is …

Thermoplastic

Pen Review: RIIND Pen

There's no shortage of machined metal pens on the market these days. From the Karas Kustoms Retrakt to the Ti2 Techliners to the ultra minimalist …

Knives

CHINESE PEN NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW | JAN 2018

My first news post last month saw a warm welcome from readers probably including you. Thus I’ve decided to institutionalize this format. In the mid …

China

Inked. Karas Pen Company Fountain K. Pelikan Edelstein Tanzanite.

JustWrite Multi-Review #2

It’s time for another review of some products from JustWrite. This time, I’ll be looking at some very cheap and very interesting inks: the Toucan …

Tutorials

5 Questions with Patrick Ng

<i>Patrick Ng has been my Traveler's Notebook hero for the longest time. In my mind, Traveler’s Notebook is Patrick Ng, and Patrick Ng is Traveler’s</i> …

The Star Wars Cantina Theme Played with Pencil Strokes Is Unspeakably Delightful

A stunning work of performance art.<p>Between Johnny Cash's "Hurt" and Jimi Hendrix's "All Along the Watch Tower" there's no doubt that sometimes the cover is better than the original. Get ready to welcome a new one into the Hall of Cover Fame.<p>Dani Ochoa's version of the famous Star Wars cantina song …

Jimi Hendrix

Why Do I Love Esterbrook Fountain Pens?

When it comes to fountain pens, there are many different types of pens that you can use. You can choose from pens made in particular countries like …

Inspiration

Cross my Heart and Hope to Dye It, with Cross Violet

I picked up a bottle of this ink because Matt Armstrong hyped it now and again, I was lacking a purple in my collection, and the value seemed solid. …

Terry Pratchett

De Atramentis Sherlock Holmes

De Atramentis is german manufacturer of calligraphy and writing inks. The inks are hand made (the entire production process is done manually in their …

Sherlock Holmes

Stationery Self-Care

Self-care is a topic that I preach all the time. It’s so important for your wellbeing to make time for yourself. However, I’ll be the first to admit …

Stationery

Checker Box with Graph paper

I learnt about this new way of using the notebook during a visit to the museum.<p>I cant remember which historical explorer used his notebook in this …

Faber-Castell: the brand behind the stationery

A pioneering brand, and one of the oldest industrial companies in the world, A. W. Castell, as it was then known, was founded in 1761 in Stein, near …

Illustration

Ink it Up! The Anderson Pens Newsletter is hot off the presses! Sheaffer Star Wars, Clairefontaine Flying Spirit Notebooks, Platinum Lavande & More! Click the link in our bio to view the full newsletter! _ #fpn #fpgeeks #fountainpen #fountainpens #stationery #stationeryaddict #andersonpens #inkitup

Ink of the Year 2018 – Olivine

The 2018 Edelstein Ink of the Year has long been anticipated and Pelikan took the opportunity today via their social media accounts to make the …

Gemstones

The Best Planners for 2018, According to Productivity and Stationery Experts

There are plenty of apps and gadgets that claim to jump-start your productivity, but if you’re really looking to buckle down and make the most of …

Productivity

Why Pelikan?

The early days of 2018 have provided me some time for introspection (there is not much else you can do when in the midst of a bomb cyclone). There …

Review: Sailor Professional Gear King of Pen (Sky, Broad Cursive Italic Nib)

No Comments<p>Happy 2018 folks! Thank you for your continued readership and we are looking forward to provide you with more reviews, and other …

Anime

A look at the Faber-Castell Loom fountain pen.

If you are trying to resist the temptation to buy more fountain pens for a while, then drifting into Selfridges on London’s Oxford Street and heading …

Painting

Pilot Kakuno demonstrator

A gift from my best friend for Christmas! Whenever she goes to Japan I usually pester to make an Itoya visit for me. I didn’t this time — she went …

Design