National Stationery Week Day 3: Sporty

Categories: Ink

I’m a big fan of Kaweco, and I really like the Kaweco Sport. The “classic” sport is made of ABS plastic, not glamorous but tough. It’s pocket sized and lozenge shaped: Once you post them, they’re a decent size. They come in lots of different colours and formats — I have a black “guilloche” with … Read More

National Stationery Week Day 1: Cartouche

Categories: Ink

It’s National Stationery Week! Last year I found some Herbin Bouquet D’Antan which according to the website is Bouquet d’antan: il s’agit des bouquets que l’on peut trouver chez des personnes agées. Cette couleur évoque la nostalgie du temps qui passe. Or “It represents a bouquet that can be found at an elderly’s house.” The … Read More

20 Diamine Ink Chromatograms

Categories: Ink

Here are 20 chromatograms of the Diamine inks I own (yes, too many). The process starts with a white coffee paper cut into an approximate rectangle, spotted with the ink of choice, and placed in a shot glass with water in the bottom: Here are the reds and oranges. Left to right is Amber, Sunset, … Read More