One of the more famous brands in the enthusiast pen and pencil world is Rotring (often spelled out as “rOtring”). But figuring out the history of Rotring reveals a somewhat tangled web. Perhaps it is no more tangled than any other modern company, but Rotring’s corporate changes have had notable impacts on its popular products so it’s a more interesting company to dig into than most.Read More »The Tangled Web of Rotring
I saw a tweet the other day which got me thinking. It was a picture of the poster’s shiny new fountain pen, with an announcement… Read More »Are Fountain Pens Good for the Environment?
The topic of cheap Chinese fountain pens comes up regularly on reddit, as I’m sure it does at FPN/FP Geeks, blogs, and in the minds of… Read More »How does China make such cheap fountain pens?