Although innovations in technology have afforded us many ways to make use of digital writing, some still prefer the old fashion way of writing with a pen and paper. If you’re anything like us, there’s a special pen thats made its way into your heart. We all have a favorite pen we prefer to use, whether it writes exceptionally well or we just feel more creative holding it. Check out The Pen Addict‘s top 5 pen list to see if you can find your new favorite pen.
The Pen Addict also has a number of reviews and super informative posts. They post give-aways and host a regularly updated podcast as well.
All Things Stationary, started in 2014, is dedicated to presenting some of the world’s best stationary. They feature a wide range of interviews and shop visits as well as pens, pencils, and adorable notepads. Say goodbye to Staples and find your next notebook suggestion from this London based blog.
Check out one of their stationary unboxing videos below:
If you’re interested in tradition writing or calligraphy and need a good fountain pen, this website has you covered. Alt. Heaven features some stunning photography of fountain pens and ink and if you’re a Singapore resident, the author occasionally has a few gems for sale. Check out the reviews and see which pen is right for you. Junee Lim posted a fairly extensive review of the Pilot Metropolitan Pop Collection earlier today!
With fairly up-to-date reviews, The Desk of Lori is the blog of a 28-year-old woman in love with fountain pens. Her promise? “I will always give an unbiased opinion based on my experience using the product, regardless of whether I’ve purchased it myself, or it was given to me to review.” Check her out!
The Cramped features not only reviews and images of stationary, but also think-pieces, quotes, and the genuine concerns of other writers. Check out one of their latest posts titled, “If you wanted to ensure it lasted for 150 years – you’d choose paper.”
As amazing as our current electronic technologies are – despite their strengths – are terribly, terribly ephemeral. The code that worked yesterday isn’t support today. The processors of – five years ago, ten years ago – are brought to their knees by the computational complexity and presumed processor capabilities of today’s software. The runtime environments required by the digital creations I manifested as a University student not only do not exist – computers of today don’t even recognize the file types.