Tool Review: Kutsuwa Round and Triangular Pencil Caps

Tool Review: Kutsuwa Round and Triangular Pencil Caps

Review by Tina Koyama My daily-carry bag contains many pencils, both colored and graphite. To prevent broken points and inadvertent stabs, I keep them and myself protected with pencil caps. Although I’ve tried some fancy ones made of leather or metal, my favorites are inexpensive, lightweight, colorful plastic ones. Kutsuwa makes several, including round ones…

Pencil Case Review: Tombow Irojiten Set with Portable Case – Limited Edition

Pencil Case Review: Tombow Irojiten Set with Portable Case – Limited Edition

Review by Tina Koyama It’s no secret that I love Tombow Irojiten colored pencils, inside and out. Aside from their beautiful glossy white lacquer and even more beautiful end caps, these wax-based pencils are a delight to use. As much as I could go on about them, I won’t repeat what I wrote in my…

Product Review: C. Ching Stationery Rubber Date Stamp

Review by Tina Koyama On various occasions, I’ve had the need for a rolling date stamper, and believe me, I’ve visualized more than once Ana’s impressive collection. But then I’d find a different solution to my need that worked just as well, and I would still be without one. Maybe it was my recent acquisition…

Eye Candy: Franklin Christoph New Penvelope 3

Review by Laura Cameron Some lovely friends sent me an even lovelier gift this holiday season: the new Franklin Christoph Penvelope 3 ($25) in Cranberry. This natural wood fiber (NWF) 3-pen case is a perfect fit in my handbag and will hold 3-5 of my favorite pens. (if you don’t mind them touching!) The NWF…