Tag: Japan

Fountain Pen & Ink – the Calcutta connection

Fountain pen & Ink – the story of Calcutta’s intricate connection with their development, especially in the first half of the twentieth century, is a fascinating one that demands to be told, again, to the lovers of fountain pens. Nearly a hundred years on, most sources are as dry as

 

Origin One – doing a Darwin in custom created, design led stationery!

Origin One goes Carbon Zero! The Writing pad is dead. As dead as a doornail. Killed by an overdose of digital domination and an increasing apathy of our young to pick up the fountain pen (or pencil, or whatever). Emails regularly come with ominous warnings about using paper, that lead

 

The Platinum Preppy – prim, proper and preppy!

The Platinum Preppy is a contradiction of sorts. Preppy (literally a pupil of an expensive prep school, the emphasis being on the neatness of their dresses, not necessarily in proportion with their content) and Platinum (the material and the fountain pen maker – known for their consistent adherence to quality,