March 18, 2013 - Posted by David to Mechanical Pencils
Mechanical pencils. These fixtures in our writing arsenal have become so familiar that they seem almost commonplace to the average person. But to those who adore these technical treasures, they are anything but ordinary. I’m speaking to the ones who can’t stop tinkering, can’t stop tearing apart, and can't stop (attempting) to put back together whatever is in their hands. These are the masses of gear heads to whom just the simple whisper of “mechanical” and “pencil” will cause a frenzy of excitement. Now I have two new words to introduce you: Kuru Toga.
New Products: Noodler’s Konrad Flex Fountain Pen, Tombow Pfit Clip Mini Ballpoint Pen, Apica Premium C.D. Notebooks, and more!
March 13, 2013 - Posted by David to Announcements
New products are in!
Noodler’s Konrad Flex fountain pen is ideal for both beginner and advanced fountain pen users. Its flexible nib allows you to produce a variety of line widths controlled by the pressure applied from your hand. Laying down standard lines to broader, wetter lines, the fountain pen is also fitted with a state-of-the-art piston that allows you to try a plethora of bottled ink colors. The pen is customizable with an ebonite feed that makes it easy for you to heat-set different type nibs onto your pen! With beautiful designs and an affordable price, Noodler’s Konrad Flex fountain pen is a keeper.
Jeffrey Phillips is a freelance illustrator currently residing in Melbourne, Australia. You can check out his portfolio here. You can see more of his works, sketches and process on Instagram.
How did you become an artist?
Oddly enough, being an illustrator was literally the last thing I thought I would end up as. I was always reasonably talented at drawing growing up, but never considered it could be more than a hobby. Math and science were always the priority! So after graduation I enrolled in Engineering and, later, Finance.
March 7, 2013 - Posted by David to Journals / Notebooks
Pen addiction is a curious thing. What may start out as a small-time interest may quickly turn into a full-blown obsession. And it spreads. Your craze over pens casts you into an intense investigation of all the different inks available. This infatuation with inks inevitably leads you down a path to find the perfect paper. And with that, we’d like to introduce you to the creamy sheets of Clairefontaine paper.