Review: Dingbats ‘Serengeti’ Earth notebook

Way back last year I reviewed quite a few notebooks, including a fetching red number from Dingbats' Wildlife series. (If you're interested: Summary was here. Recap was here.) I was hugely impressed by the spec of the Dingbats notebooks, but I commented that the feathering and bleedthrough bothered me. So, when the founder of Dingbats got in … Continue reading Review: Dingbats ‘Serengeti’ Earth notebook

Ink swatches: more fun than filing has any right to be

If you spend any time at all on Instagram following pen-lovers, you'll see photos of swatches. People have elaborate systems, and there are even products specifically dedicated to creating swatches — like the Col-o-ring, and "Currently Inked" notebooks. There's a very good reason for creating swatches. Simply, ink in bottles doesn't look anything like ink … Continue reading Ink swatches: more fun than filing has any right to be