Reviews

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  • Metaxas Stylos Color Fountain Pen Review Metaxas Stylos Color featuredThe Stylos Color is a pen I backed on Kickstarter, designed by a gentleman called Kostas Metaxas. Although, as far as I can tell, it isn’t available to buy anywhere, Kostas has just finished his fourth Kickstarter campaign on a variation of this pen (all but the first one being successful) so there’s a fair ...
  • Visconti Van Gogh Fountain Pen Review Visconti Van Gogh featuredGrail pen is a term that’s used a lot in our neck of the woods: a pen that isn’t easily obtainable due to either cost or scarcity. The Visconti Van Gogh was my grail pen from quite early on in my pen obsession. I loved how it looked and I loved the association with one ...
  • Denik Sketchbook Review Denik are an American company that makes notebooks and sketchbooks in a variety of formats, each featuring original artwork on the cover. They were kind enough to send me this sketchbook to try out. These are my own opinions. Denik use a portion of their profits to fund schools in Laos, Guatemala and Mali. As they ...
  • 529 Duo Pocket Ballpoint Pen Review The 529 Duo has recently launched on Kickstarter. I was fortunate enough to be loaned a prototype to review and so here are my thoughts. Price: £20 early bird, £25 retail Refill options: uses the Cross Ballpoint refill, which comes in fine, medium or broad and black, blue or red ink; there are other compatible refills, such ...
  • Namisu Nova Studio Matte Ebonite Fountain Pen Review Namisu’s Nova Studio Matte Ebonite is the upmarket version of their very excellent Nova Aluminium. It’s the same size and shape but made, unsurprisingly, from ebonite and titanium rather than aluminium. Namisu loaned this pen to United Inkdom for review purposes and this review will form part of a meta-review once it’s done the rounds. These ...