Category: pencil

Sprout Wooden Pencil Review

28 September 2016 By ian

The Sprout pencil is a pencil you can plant when you’ve finished using it. There are graphite and colouring versions. Pencils are available with a wide variety of seeds including flowers, fruits and herbs. The barrel of the pencils are made of cedar from sustainable forests: a new tree is planted each time one is […]

SOS Sostanza Pencil Giveaway

11 August 2016 By ian

I had took a look at the Sostanza Pencil last week and liked it so much I backed the Kickstarter project so I could have my own. That Kickstarter campaign has now closed but if you missed out or backed it and don’t want to have to wait then do not panic! I’m giving away […]

Sotterranea Officina Sperimentale Sostanza Pencil Quick Look

3 August 2016 By ian

The Sostanza is a simple but beautiful wooden clutch pencil designed by Sotterranea Officina Sperimentale (SOS) in Italy. It’s currently (as of 3rd August 2016) an active and funded Kickstarter campaign but it runs out on the 6th. SOS were kind enough to send me a sample to have a quick look at before the […]

Platinum Double Action R3 Multipen Review

6 July 2016 By ian

Platinum make a few different multipens and I reviewed one of them way back in October 2014. This pen is a step up from that plastic version but costs only a couple of pounds more. I was able to get this pen at a discount thanks to Cult Pens’ support of the site. These are […]