fountain pen

Aug
27
Lamy 2000 vs. Lamy aion

Lamy 2000 vs. Lamy aion

Given my fascination with Lamy and their LAMY aion model, I wanted to see how a gold-nibbed LAMY aion might
3 min read
Jul
24
How I ended up with a Lamy Aion

How I ended up with a Lamy Aion

There are some pen brands that I seem to take to right away. Others take a more nebulous road. I
12 min read
Mar
08
Fountain Pen Vocab: Attenuate

Fountain Pen Vocab: Attenuate

For a while I've been hunting for the right word to describe the difference between the super smooth nib grinds
1 min read
Nov
07
A little bit of Black vs. Blue Fountain Pen philosophy

A little bit of Black vs. Blue Fountain Pen philosophy

I've been doing some permanent ink tests of various types of inks, and without a doubt, the black, pigmented inks
1 min read
Aug
28
In praise of Iron Gall inks for Fountain Pens

In praise of Iron Gall inks for Fountain Pens

I'm a fan of permanent, archival inks. I like the idea that my work will have a degree of resilience.
8 min read
Nov
22

Shine Ink, Shine!

There's something deeply satisfying about the smooth draw of a liquid ink fountain pen gliding across high-quality, Japanese paper. In