Fountain Pen Review: Desiderata Soubriquet Lapis Nugget Acrylic Flex Nib

The Desiderata Soubriquet in Lapis Nugget Acrylic (starting at $240) is the third iteration of Zebra G flexible nib fountain pen that I’ve tried from Desiderata. Each version I’ve tested as been iterative of the previous, with improvements and modifications to the filling system as well as making the pens more aesthetically appealing. The Soubriquet…

Fountain Pen Review: Hinze American Graffiti with Custom Clip

Fountain Pen Review: Hinze American Graffiti with Custom Clip

I have been waiting to do this review for WAY TOO long. Hinze Pens are such a unique and under-recognized pen maker on the scene right now. Jim Hinze is creating oversized acrylic/resin pens in amazing colors, some even include diamond dust for a stunning effect. The larger pens are made to be comfortable for…

Notebook Review: Clairefontaine Zellige Leatherette Cover A5 Notebook Lined

Review by Laura Cameron Oh hey… it’s notebook week! Did I tell you all that yesterday? I don’t know why, but Ana said so! So to continue with notebook reviews today I’ve got a review of the Clairefontaine Zellige Leatherette Cover A5 Notebook Lined ($12.95) for you. I picked this up when I was in…

Notebook Review: Compoco Airplane View Journal (& Giveaway!)

Review by Laura Cameron A few weeks ago the lovely people at Compoco asked us if we’d like to sample their newest offering, the Airplane View A5 Journal ($21.00). A travel-themed journal with dot grid? You bet I said yes! The Airplane View Journal is a bit tricky to photograph because the cover is an…