Venvstas Designer 8 Clutch Pencil Review15 November 2017
My first experience with Venvstas was not entirely positive but since then I think they’ve worked hard to sort out initial difficulties and introduce new products, many of which look very interesting. Venvstas designed a pencil before they designed a pen, so how does this one work out?
This pencil was sent to me for review by Venvstas. In line with my policy of not keeping review units, I’ll be giving it away. Read down to the end of the review for details!
Lead size: 2mm
Barrel options: Carbon fibre, glossy or matte finish
The pencil certainly looks ‘designer’. The carbon fibre body is polished both in looks and manufacturing. The mechanism is made from stainless steel and brass and is revealed through various cutouts. It’s just enough to give the pencil a utilitarian yet luxurious look.
It’s a good weight: light but not flyaway. The barrel provides a small amount of grip. It’s fairly long but slightly weighted towards the tip making it comfortable to hold and use.
The 2mm lead is held securely and easily extended or retracted by depressing the carbon plug at the opposite end. This part is removed to replace the lead.
The Designer 8 is a lovely looking pencil that’s also functional. Given the quality of manufacture, the distinctive design and the materials it’s one I can recommend if you’re looking for something a little different with a lot of class.
Comfortable to hold and use
To have a chance of owning this pencil, just leave a comment on below, thanking someone you know. (A real person who you actually do know!) You can enter only once. I’ll use random.org to pick a winner. Entries will be closed from 9am GMT on Wednesday 22nd November.
My thanks definitely have to go out to my wife, Courtney, who keeps are family in one piece and works hard to ensure everyone is happy.
Thanks for the giveaway.
I want to thank my Dad for teaching me to be an engineer even when I didn’t want to be an engineer.
This looks a great pencil Ian!
I’d like to thank my husband Chris for 30 great years!
I’d like to thank my wife who puts up with all my pen/pencil/art obsessions!
I’d like to thank my teachers for their patience…. it paid off. Eventually!
I’d like to thank my tutor who continues to encourage me towards my chosen career.
I want to thank my friends for supporting me when I’m being difficult.
Thanks Ian for another excellent review.
And thanks to my wife and son for being brilliant.
Looks like an amazing pencil! I’d like to thank my wife for always being so supportive and understanding.
I would like to thank my cat Giza. You’re my rock.
I would like to thank our departmental manager, who has helped me remember the joy of using and restoring old fountain pens.
Thanks for the opportunity, Ian.
I would like to thank the Landlord of my favourite pub for…………Hic !
I’d like to thank my husband for supporting me with all my crazy artist impulses. Metalsmithing, sketching, poetry, writing books…ect. He is the rock that keeps me sane.
What a cool pencil and in the size I prefer for sketching. I will have my eye on it, although I love my Rotring.
Thanking my dog, Danzig, for his wags.
I want to thank my wife for more reasons than I can count. And than you for a chance at a most interesting pencil.
Heartfelt thanks to Patti for your hard work, great attitude, and being so cool!