I’ve just seen yet another prediction signalling the end of the fountain pen. While Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO told ABC News he doesn’t think they will be around in 10 years time, reports suggest that sales of these age old writing instruments is rising, only time will tell the outcome. [Read more…]
Like a lot of you, I carry a notebook every day and take a ton of handwritten notes about almost everything from grocery lists to my someday novel.
I prefer writing on paper with a pen and have no interest in using handwriting apps for the smartphone, digital pens or tablet and stylus to capture my thoughts. Something about that just seems to suck all the creativity right out of the process. Over the years, we’ve heard from many of you who feel exactly the same way. [Read more…]
That pen you’re holding in your hand, probably designed with laser precision in some 21st century facility in Japan, has come a long way in the last 5,000 years or so. [Read more…]
The Pilot BegreeN range is made from a minimum of 70% recycled materials (excluding refills & inks).
Part of this range are B2P Bottle to Pens which are shaped to resemble the plastic water bottles that they are made from, they are the first pens to be made from recycled plastic.
Pilot B2p Ballpoint Pen
All of these pens are retractable there are ballpoints with fine 0.7 & medium 1.0mm tips & pocket clips. They have blue transparent barrels complete with bubbles, the end caps are coded to the ink colors of black, red, blue & green.
Pilot B2P Gel Pen
The Pilot B2P Gel Ink Rollerball has a barrel designed to look like a mineral water bottle. The grips are suited to both left & right-handed users. They are available with 0.5 & 0.7mm tungsten carbide tips, in 4 different colors & being eco friendly are of course refillable.
Pilot B2P Soda Ballpoint Pen
The latest addition is Pilot B2P Soda Ballpoint Pen with a 1.0mm nib. The pilot says “It’s got everything a bottle of soda has – from the rounded shape to the refreshing colors, right down to the bubbles in the plastic!” Available in Blackcurrant, Strawberry, Lime Green & Ice Blue, they can be refilled with Pilot RFJSGPM refills.
Editors Update sadly now discontinued by Pilot Pens
The Pilot web site has links to B2P TV with several fun videos explaining the benefits of recycling as well as a list of other interesting eco-friendly facts & a game you can download to your phone or tablet.
Artline drawing system pens are made by Shachihata, established in 1925 initially producing stamp pads. The company has developed over the years, regularly releasing a variety of markers & writing instruments. [Read more…]