Notebook Review: Pebble Stationery Co. Glacier Edition

Notebook Review: Pebble Stationery Co. Glacier Edition

Review by Tina Koyama Before Pebble Stationery offered to send me a pack of its new notebooks, I admit I had never heard of the Australian company. A Kickstarter campaign last year helped bring a new pocket-size notebook with Tomoe River paper to market, and in August the limited Glacier Edition was launched (two notebooks…

Fountain Pen Review: Aurora Duo Cart (“Vespa” Green)

Fountain Pen Review: Aurora Duo Cart (“Vespa” Green)

The Aurora Duo-Cart in “Vespa” Green (okay, they just call it green but really it’s vintage Vespa green ….. if you want to get specific, its early 50s All-State VBB green. But, let’s not be that scooter nerdy, shall we?) Suffice it to say, that when I saw the new Aurora Duo-Cart colors, I knew…

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Estie Honeycomb (Medium Nib)

Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook Estie Honeycomb (Medium Nib)

Both Jesi and Laura have already reviewed the Easterbrook Estie already but I was feeling left out so I wanted my chance to try this new incarnation of the Esterbrook brand. I was able to get an Esterbrook Estie Honeycomb with gold hardware and a medium nib. I won’t talk much about the history of…

Fountain Pen Review: Opus 88 Fantasia (Broad Nib)

Fountain Pen Review: Opus 88 Fantasia (Broad Nib)

After enjoying the Koloro and Picnic, I decided to try another Opus 88, the Fantasia ($104USD). It is a pen designed with a similar combination of ebonite and resin materials as the Koloro line but put together in a rainbow of variations. The cap features stripes of colors while the barrel is translucent, revealing the…

Fountain Pen Review: Karas Pen Co. Vertex (Delrin)

Fountain Pen Review: Karas Pen Co. Vertex (Delrin)

The new Karas Pen Co. Vertex Fountain Pen is interesting for a number of different reasons. It features a snap cap, the pen is made out of delrin ($130 for black or white delrin), it can be eyedropper filled and features a translucent ink window (nine color options to choose from). There are acrylic bodies…