When Daum, a French maker of fine crystal, decided to create a collection with a vintage look, it found inspiration in the works of Pierre d’Avesn.
On a nondescript industrial street in Vancouver is the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art.
Since 1912, when Walter Sheaffer started crafting pens in the back of his Iowa jewelry store, families have been holding onto Sheaffer writing instruments, passing them forward generation to gener
Hand-turned resin in cool marble or warm tobacco tones and jewelry-quality filigree combine to create the first collection of Cuervo y Sobrinos pens.
Mammoth tusks are among the rare materials that have covered the barrels of the instruments in Graf von Faber-Castell’s Pen of the Year series.
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Throughout his career as an architect, designer, and artist, Ron Arad has done much to destroy the distinctions between the industrial, decorative, and fine arts, as well as those between art and
Swiss luxury brand Caran d’Ache pays tribute to the famous authors who traversed Lake Geneva with its Secret Journey trilogy writing instruments.
Film lovers and Russian avant-garde aficionados alike should take note of the offering from the personal collection of author Susan Pack, an authority on film posters, which comprises 280 rare Rus
The Scheufele family, owners of the Swiss watch and jewelry brand Chopard, has collaborated with opera star José Carreras on a collection of writing instruments.
Rare-book collectors have made the wood-paneled galleries of Bauman Rare Books in Philadelphia and New York their preferred destinations for decades.
Watchmaker François-Paul Journe concluded that pen caps, though necessary for protecting fountain pens’ nibs from damage and writers’ clothing from ink stains, are impractical because they are eas
If the press now delight in deriding the devils of Wall Street—those bankers or hedge-fund managers whom the public deems responsible for the ongoing financial crisis—they derived equal pleasure i
A new design for challenging times, S.T. Dupont’s Defi, which in French means challenge, invites us to redefine our concept of luxury pens. Completely different from anything S. T.
Recently, one of our editors brought to the attention of the rest of the staff an April article from the Washington Post that neatly encapsulates a media phenomenon we have observed of late with i
Montblanc is celebrating the legacy of German archaeologist Max von Oppenheim with its 2009 Patron of Art Edition, an annual limited-edition pen dedicated to a contemporary figure in the arts.
In the 1920s, Cartier created several collections of jewelry and accessories that united influences from the Art Deco and Orientalist design movements.
The 450-plus gemstones on the barrel of the Curtis Australia Wildlife Warriors Gold Warrior fountain pen (+61.3.5152.1089, www.curtisaustra
The one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Jacques de Molay pen (636.458.4345, www.davidoscarson.com) is named for the last grand master of the Kni
The Montegrappa Paulo Coelho pen (866.854.1674, www.montegrappa.com) is a tribute to the acclaimed Brazilian author of The Pilgrimage, a 19