Fountain Pen Review: Opus88 Flow Fountain Pen

Fountain Pen Review: Opus88 Flow Fountain Pen

The new Opus88 Flow fountain pen (€116) features solid resin colored cap (this model, in red) and a translucent, acrylic body with threads of color (this model features red, yellow and black threads). The Flow uses the same Japanese eyedropper filling system that all the Opus88 pens utilize. The body of the pen is filled…

Eye Candy: Princeton Architectural Press Little Notes

Eye Candy: Princeton Architectural Press Little Notes

When Princeton Architectural Press sent me their newest Little Notes in African Batik  and Katazome (30 sheets and envelopes $16.95) a couple weeks ago, I thought to myself, “Well, these are cute but will people get much use out of them?” Then, the Covid-19 lockdowns started and I realized that these little notes are more…

Link Love: (Week Two Quarantine)

For me, this is my second week of social distancing/quarantine/lockdown. Tuesday was the start of a 30-day Stay-at-Home Order from the city of Kansas City. Previously, we were just recommended to practice social distancing, but this week things have gotten more serious. I would love to make Link Love entirely a place for escape from…

Eye Candy: Daiso Ink Sample Holder

Eye Candy: Daiso Ink Sample Holder

This Daiso ceramic doodad (12 for $20.16) was not originally designed to hold ink sample vials but it’s absolutely perfect for it. It’s actually designed to hold a toothbrush. Sample vials (5ml size) fit in this ceramic holder perfectly. It keeps me from tipping over a sample vial when I’m doing swatch samples or just…