Think of a pocket fountain pen and you'll probably think of the Kaweco Al Sport, or maybe the Liliput. Well, with the Milim pocket fountain pen you've now got another option. Milim is a one-man-band based in Poland and selling on Etsy. Bartosz's store showcases not only the pocket fountain pens in brass, black, aluminium … Continue reading Pocket essentials: Milim fountain pen first impressions
The Ixion is a love-hate pen. I don't mean you either love it or hate it; I mean there are plenty of points on both sides of the argument. Let's start with the positive. Design-wise, it's handsome. The size and proportions are spot-on for most people, similar to a Lamy 2000 when capped. The decagonal … Continue reading Weighing up the Namisu Ixion
Ystudio's pens have drawn a lot of attention, and for good reason. One look and you can see that they're genuinely different from other pens out there in terms of materials and design. More than that, they in fact show a fresh approach to how people use pens. For example, the ystudio "portable" fountain pen … Continue reading Ystudio desk pen: turned on or brassed off?