Notebook Review: Rollbahn Notebooks by Delfonics

Notebook Review: Rollbahn Notebooks by Delfonics

Rollbahn Notebooks are a sub-brand from Delfonics, a Japanese company which you might not know from looking at the cover of these notebooks. I think the Rollbahn notebooks are Japanese attempting to recreate, improve or homage to Rhodia and Moleskine and other European notebooks dynasties. The covers of the books are thicker than most with…

Fountain Pen Review: Diplomat Excellence A, Rhombus Guilloch Lapis in Black

Fountain Pen Review: Diplomat Excellence A, Rhombus Guilloch Lapis in Black

Review by Laura Cameron A few weeks ago, Ana told me she had a pen for review that she thought I would like.  She brought me the Diplomat Excellence A, Rhombus Guilloch Lapis Black Fountain Pen ($225MSRP).  I’m not going to lie; when I first saw the pen I thought “now THAT is a fountain…

Fountain Pen Review: Aurora Duo Cart (& Robert Oster Soda Pop Blue)

Fountain Pen Review: Aurora Duo Cart (& Robert Oster Soda Pop Blue)

The Aurora Duo Cart fountain pen ($180 in burgundy and gold)  is a re-creation of the original Duo Cart of 60 years ago.  If the photo on the box is any indication, only minor alterations have been made to the original design. Originally, the name came from the pen’s ability to carry two cartridges, the…