Sponsored Post: Kickstarter Ensso GIRO Titanium Ballpoint

Sponsored Post: Kickstarter Ensso GIRO Titanium Ballpoint

Ensso has designed and developed several different pens through Kickstarter. Their latest release is the GIRO Titanium Ballpoint Pen. The design is reminiscent of the PIUMA Fountain Pen with a cigar shape and similar dimensions. The GIRO features finely grooved, textured, aircraaft-grade titanium body and has a flattened end cap. The pen uses a twist…

Kickstarter Review: Iris Drawing Compass

Kickstarter Review: Iris Drawing Compass

When I saw the Iris Drawing Compass pop up on Kickstarter, I was intrigued enough to back the project. I have backed enough Kickstarter projects to know that no matter how optimistic the creators are,  they will never hit their shipping date goals. So when it arrived right around the holidays, I was pleasantly surprised.…

Fountain Pen Review: Hippo Noto x Herbert Pen Co Pygmy Invasion Pen

Fountain Pen Review: Hippo Noto x Herbert Pen Co Pygmy Invasion Pen

Hippo Noto created some special add-ons and collaborations for the pre-order period for the latest phase of their Hippo Noto notebooks.  Along with new notebooks in A5 an B6 size and a new Robert Oster ink color, there is also a limited edition fountain pen collaboration with the Herbert Pen Company: the Hippo Noto x…

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…

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…