• Pen Uno
    I always carry a pen with me. There is no shortage of uses for a pen; whether it is taking notes at work or making some quick sketches while traveling. It can be hard to find that perfect pen however. For me the perfect pen is a pen that writes smoothly and is beautiful to […]
  • Neri
    Neri is a beautiful family of pens and mechanical pencils designed by Giulio Iacchetti for the Italian design brand Internoitaliano. For this project, Internoitaliano has partnered with Parafernalia, a historical Italian company that produces contemporary writing instruments. A perfect balance between Italian design and Italian craftsmanship. Always a passion of mine, I feel pens and […]
  • ystudio
    ystudio look to revive the love of writing through their new line of beautiful, durable and minimalist writing tools. Crafted and manufactured out of Taiwan, the studio’s stationery collection is constructed from pure copper and brass and consists of a rollerball pen, ballpoint pen, sketching pen and mechanical pencil. We believe that the value of […]
  • Align
    This asymmetrical pen by London based studio Beyond Object, employs the intuitive desire of a human mind to align and organize things. The piece is composed of three sections. When not in use, the middle section is dislocated from the rest of the the body. To use it, twist this middle part until it aligns […]
  • Stationery by Nendo
    Nendo have designed, for their own brand by | n, a new stationery collection. The collection consists of eleven minimalist items: the flip pen, contrast ruler, circle tags, link clips, rubber bands, outline tray, cross pen-stand, peel pen-case, hard cover memo-pad, edge note and the dot envelope. I would like to feature four items that caught my eye: Contrast […]
  • The Pen by AJOTO
    British designers Chris Holden and Tim Higgins are the founders of London based start-up, AJOTO. Their first product, an everyday pen with an exquisite minimal aesthetic, was recently introduced to me and it certainly made it’s mark. The Pen, currently being funded through Kickstarter, is produced from Aerospace grade aluminium and brass, and each pen […]
  • Ballpoint
    Minimalux of London is a design brand, who produce modern collections of desk accessories. Previously featured on Minimalissimo with their Bulb design, Minimalux’s latest creation is the beautifully simple Ballpoint – a variant of the common, disposable ballpoint pen, made from a single fluid sleeve of lasting solid brass. The pen is not plated or lacquered, […]
  • Pen Type-A
    Brooklyn-based industrial designers Che-Wei Wang and Taylor Levy of CW&T have created a Kickstarter project for the production of their new minimal pen. Pen Type-A is a stainless steel replacement for the Hi-Tec-C’s cheap plastic casing. The minimalist design has has a dime screw on one end to allow for easy ink cartridge replacement. Its […]
  • Dietrich x Düller
    Düller is a stationary brand developed by I.D.E.A. Recently, they paired Dietrich Lubs (Braun) and Naori Miyazaki (I.D.E.A.) together to make a small stationary collection, consisting of a ballpoint pen, fountain pen and mechanical pencil. The pieces are made using aluminium and come packaged in a notebook made from recycled Green Aid paper. I absolutely love […]
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  • DBA Pen
    Besides taking care of a minimal ecological footprint, the DBA Pen is a every day object touched by minimalist design. New York based company DBA has the goal of developing products that combine aesthetic strength, technical innovation and ecologically effective principles. DBA’s products standout by an honest simplicity and a heightened sensitivity to user needs. […]