Pen Review: Faber-Castell Ambition Pearwood

Pen Review: Faber-Castell Ambition Pearwood

By Jessica Coles Recently I was pushed outside of my comfort zone with pen reviews – you know, the comfort zone of the same three or four pen manufacturers that make a style and size of pen that fits, that works, that feels good. Comfortable. This time, I had the chance to review a Faber Castell pen.…

Giveaway: Back to School with JetPens!

Each year when back to school rolled around, I was most excited to stock up on school supplies. Trapper Keepers, fun graphic folders, mechanical pencils, new highlighters…. Well back to school is here and we want to help all of you celebrate so we’re giving away a $50 gift certificate to JetPens.com!  Also because this…

Fountain Pen Review: Pelikan Violet & White

Fountain Pen Review: Pelikan Violet & White

By Jessica Coles Earlier this year, Pelikan announced the newest special edition: the Pelikan Violet & White M600 ($440-$535). As soon as I saw the photos of this pen, I fell in love with it and I wasn’t alone. Purple seems to be an especially rare color in the pen world. So far, I have…

Kickstarter: Ensso ITALIA Fountain Pen (Sponsored)

Kickstarter: Ensso ITALIA Fountain Pen (Sponsored)

ITALIA is the latest Kickstarter fountain pen project launched by LA-based ēnsso, who has previously created several successful projects like the UNO Minimal pen, the XS Pocket Fountain Pen and the PIUMA Minimal Fountain Pen. The ITALIA Fountain Pen is currently available for pre-order on Kickstarter, with Early Bird backer prices starting at $55 (for…