Category: interview

Fulfilling a Kickstarter Campaign: An Interview with Kevin Hayes of Blank Forces

10 September 2015 By ian

I first interviewed Kevin just as his Kickstarter campaign for the X1 and X2 pens was getting going. The campaign proved to be highly successful, raising $78 621 (on an initial goal of $10 000). The pens themselves are wonderful. Of course, once the pledges are in, the hard work really begins. What’s it like, […]

An Interview and Giveaway with Chris Williams of ATELEIA Craft and Design

9 April 2015 By ian

I reviewed Chris’s brass pen a little while ago and loved it. While it won’t suit everyone, Chris has made a pen with a unique and beautiful style. That’s not all he does over at Ateleia Craft and Design, as you will be able to tell as you read this interview. Of all the interviews […]

An Interview and Giveaway with Mike Bond of Ti2 Design

12 March 2015 By ian

Mike Bond is the man behind Ti2 Design, responsible for the Ti2 TechLiner, a pen that is, not to put too fine a point on it, utterly fantastic. I use mine every day at work. Mike was kind enough to take some time out of his very busy schedule to tell me about how he […]

An Interview with Linda Shrewsbury of CursiveLogic

12 February 2015 By ian

CursiveLogic is a currently active Kickstarter project project that aims to teach children (or adults) cursive handwriting in four easy lessons. I have backed the project because I think it’s worth supporting though it’s not such an issue here in England. My children (aged 8 and 13) both learned cursive, or as we say here […]

An Interview with J. Robert Lennon

8 January 2015 By ian

J. Robert Lennon writes wonderful books and has been writing his latest one using fountain pens. He is totally responsible for me buying a Roterfaden Taschenbegleiter and has helped me to embrace inks that are pink. I’m sure you’ll find this interview as fascinating as I did. What started your interest in fountain pens? My […]