Roundup: comparing pocket pens from Kaweco, Schon, Ensso and Namisu

Pocket pens are a sneaky little side hobby for me. I enjoy the creativity of the designs and how they overcome the constraints of the pocket pen brief. It’s remarkable how many different solutions there are to the same problems. And as a result I’ve ended up with quite a few over the years, several … Continue reading Roundup: comparing pocket pens from Kaweco, Schon, Ensso and Namisu

Where do you keep your pocket pens when they’re not in your pocket? Galen has the answer.

Just this week I ordered two more Schon P6s. When I'm ruthless about managing the rest of my collection, pocket pens can be a bit of a sideline vice for me. I know I'm not alone. They're inexpensive and fun. These tiny pens don't sit well in regular pen cases, for obvious reasons: pocket pens … Continue reading Where do you keep your pocket pens when they’re not in your pocket? Galen has the answer.

A fresh take on the pocket pen: Leonard Slattery A Se

I love seeing how different brands and makers approach the brief of designing a "pocket pen"... especially since Ian Schon raised the bar and showed everyone that you can include a #6 nib without compromising portability. Well, this is Leonard Slattery's take. You may remember that I reviewed a couple of his wooden pens a … Continue reading A fresh take on the pocket pen: Leonard Slattery A Se