Improved Penmanship

    Conway Stewart, the 100-year-old Devon, England-based writing- instrument company, has created a way to balance a pen’s center of gravity to suit the writer’s individual writing style to provide greater comfort. Unveiled in July after three years of research, the Evolution shifts the center of gravity from the front to the back of the pen, depending on the preference of the writer. The Evolution “learns” how best to accommodate the writer’s technique to produce heavier or lighter strokes. The limited edition Evolution sells for $2,700. (www.conwaystewart.com)

    —Alexandra Foster

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