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It’s fair to say that I’m not a fan of pocket pens. If you take a look at last year’s top ten list, all ten pens would be considered large, with a  good half considered “oversized.” I like big pens …

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Fountain pens have been around for a long time, and in many ways, have moved through the product development cycle into what we in the software industry call “steady state.”  There’s generally not a ton of innovation, either in terms …

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Seattle is a beautiful place to live and work. For about half the year, it is sunny, warm (but mild), and with no major extremes of weather. The scenery is beautiful, the people friendly. But starting each year in late …

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Italian manufacturer, Delta, produces a truly mind-boggling array of pen models and variations thereof. Their stock of materials and finishes is impressive, but most of their pens tend  to skew toward the large or very large end of the size …

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In late 2015, a gentleman named Will Hodges, owner of the company Tactile Turn, launched a campaign on the popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter. Will was no stranger to Kickstarter, having used it to launch earlier products. To call this new …

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Brand identity can be a tricky thing. How do you develop a look or style that is easily identifiable without allowing that look or style to lock you into a long-term design direction from which it may be difficult to …

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When I was in college, I was required to take several semesters of modern dance. I’m not a great dancer (as anyone who has seen the opening video of Season 3 can attest). Of all forms of dance, “modern” dance …

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Material: Lava Explosion #3 Alumilite / Ebonite Nib: 18k Gold Appointments: Ruthenium Filling System: Eyedropper Length (Capped): 166mm Length (Uncapped): 133.9mm Length (Posted): N/A Section Diameter: 11.9mm Barrel Max Diameter: 14.9mm Cap Max Diameter: 17mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 17g …

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