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A review of Staedtler’s Pigment Liners

A review of Staedtler’s Pigment Liners

As a fan of both writing and (amateur) drawing, it was only a matter of time until I added the highly regarded Staedtler Pigment Liners to my stationery collection. The Pigment Liners are available in black and a wide variety of colours. I knew I wanted the black fineliners for…
A guide to writing with a fountain pen

A guide to writing with a fountain pen

Writing with a fountain pen takes a certain level of experimentation and practice — your success is also very much dependent on factors such as your pen, your paper, and your technique. So, writing with a fountain pen is a somewhat subjective experience. That being said, if you are struggling…
A guide to mechanical pencils

A guide to mechanical pencils

Propelling pencils, also known as mechanical pencils, are a popular product on our site, so it’s time to dedicate a blog article to them. We sell a wide variety of pencils, including woodcase, clutch pencils, and mechanical pencils, but in this blog post we’ll focus exclusively on mechanical — or…
Five gold fountain pens you will love

Five gold fountain pens you will love

Gold has long been a popular colour and material for fountain pens — whether that is because of it’s aesthetics, its weight, or the luxury element. At The Pen Company, we stock a wide range of gold-coloured fountain pens, alongside pens made from real gold — so, whatever your reasons…
A brief guide to fineliner pens

A brief guide to fineliner pens

We sell a wide range of writing instruments at The Pen Company — from fountain pens to mechanical pencils and ballpoint pens. We also stock fineliners. We have decided to dedicate this article to the humble fineliner and take you on a journey of discovery regarding how fineliners work, their…
How to make your handwriting more beautiful

How to make your handwriting more beautiful

How often have you admired the penmanship of others and wondered why you drew the short straw when it comes to handwriting skills? Many people believe they are stuck with the handwriting they currently have, but this is far from true. In fact, with just a little practise and persistence,…
Why a customised pen makes the perfect corporate gift

Why a customised pen makes the perfect corporate gift

Whether you run or represent a small, medium or large business, the chances are you give corporate gifts on occasion. Choosing what to buy and gift can be difficult, especially if the person who is doing the buying doesn’t know the recipient personally — which is nearly always the case…