Articles Written By: Ian Hedley

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Sailor 1911 brush pen review

Sailor 1911 brush pen review

A brush pen needs to have good flow and good line variation while maintaining a crisp line and allowing lots of control. How does the Sailor Brush Pen stack up? The Sailor 1911 Brush Pen has the same barrel design as Sailor’s 1911 fountain pens. It’s quite a wide barrel…
Lamy Linea Fountain Pen Review

Lamy Linea Fountain Pen Review

The Lamy Linea is an aluminium-bodied fountain pen with an interesting herringbone pattern. It takes standard Lamy converters and cartridges, and standard Lamy nibs. This pen has many similarities with the Pur, the ST and the Logo, so let’s start there before going on to the differences. All but the…
Lamy Logo fountain pen review

Lamy Logo fountain pen review

The Lamy Logo is a stainless steel fountain pen. It’s available with a wide range of nibs and will take Lamy’s proprietary cartridges or converter. It costs £29.50 from The Pen Company. As with all Lamy pens, the Logo is beautifully constructed. The cap pushes on firmly and with a…
Lamy Studio fountain pen review

Lamy Studio fountain pen review

This Lamy Studio is an all-metal fountain pen with a shiny metal grip and a soft lacquered brushed metal barrel and cap. As is typical with Lamy pens, the construction is extremely high quality. Nothing wiggles or wobbles and the cap both closes and posts with an extremely satisfying pop…
Sailor Jentle Apricot and Grenade inks

Sailor Jentle Apricot and Grenade inks

These are two beautiful inks from Sailor. They both behave well, show some shading and have decent dry times. The bottles are lovely and have a little ink reservoir to help you use up every last drop. Sailor Jentle Grenade This is a rich dark plum colour. It reminds me…