Pen Accessory Review: Mark’s Break Time Metal Pen Holder

Review by Tina Koyama One day I was scrolling through new products on JetPens and spotted adorable beverage-themed metal pen loops from Mark’s called Break Time. “Coffee” was bound to go fast, so I was thrilled to get one before it sold out (which it did, almost immediately). The loop is springy metal. I’ve used…

Eye Candy: Tesori Nesting Tin Boxes

Eye Candy: Tesori Nesting Tin Boxes

One of my design heroes is Louise Fili. Her eye for typography and aesthetics is world-renowned. She also helped cultivate the talents of other amazing designers like Jessica Hische who has gone on to be her own epic creative talent. That said, Princeton Architectural Press has worked with Louise Fili to design some products over…

Kickstarter: The Penwell Traveler – Portable Pen Holder

Kickstarter: The Penwell Traveler – Portable Pen Holder

When Good Made Better stormed onto the scene last year with their Penwell classic designs, they certainly blew the minds of most of the pen community with their design sensibilities and professionalism. Their latest creation, launched today on Kickstarter is likely to be no different. Unlike the original Penwell Classic design, this model, called the…

Desk Accessories Review: Baron Fig Mousepad

Review by Laura Cameron About a month ago, Baron Fig contacted us and asked if we would be interested in reviewing the latest addition to their leather collection, the Mousepad ($34.00).  As I’m in the process of putting together a home office, I jumped at the chance to jazz up my desk. Baron Fig’s leather…

Sharpener Review: Caran d’Ache Pencil Peeler

Review by Tina Koyama For most uses, I sharpen pencils in the most expeditious way possible: my trusty electric Bostitch Quiet Sharp 6 (or, on the street, a portable Kum). But for some pencils or specific drawing purposes, knife-sharpening is the best or sometimes the only way. I have a knife that does the job…