Welcome to my new site!

As I hope you’ve all noticed, my website has a lovely new face! I thought it only right to welcome you in, give you a little tour and point out my new features. PEN PALS On the right hand side you should be able to see my new pen pals section. This is other stationery… Read more »

INTERVIEW: OCTAEVO

As we all know, I’m a fan of OCTAEVO. Earlier in the summer I had a chat with their lovely Creative Director, Marcel Baer. Tell me a bit about yourself and your background I am a Swiss graphic designer and art director living in Barcelona. I studied Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins College of… Read more »

Stationery Organised Neatly: Brown & Brass

Here’s the second in my Stationery Organised Neatly series, and this time I’m looking at Brown & Brass.   Items from top left: Wooden HB Pencil, £1.45 for 6, Muji (as featured in What’s The Best Everyday Pencil?) Tout Simplement Magnetic Pencil, £3 (as featured in National Theatre Bookshop Haul) Vintage Wood & Brass Extension… Read more »

An old pen I’m not sure what to do with…

On a drive back from Shropshire this weekend, we ended up stopping off at a little village for lunch. The village were having a summer fair and there were stalls of bits and bobs all out in the street. We were in a bit of a hurry but I just had time to find this… Read more »

Stationery Tatts

Like me, you’re probably pretty into stationery. Perhaps enough to thinking about getting a pen or pencil tattoo? But you’re still not 100% sure and you’d like to test the water? Well, I’ve got JUST the thing for you! These temporary tattoos are by Tattly who, in their words, are a “temporary tattoo store for… Read more »

Rock, Paper, Scissors

Ok, there’s no Rock… Or Paper… But this post is all about Scissors! Maybe this is strange but I think there’s something really beautiful about scissors. Plus they are incredibly useful. I’ve just scoured my favourite websites for the best ones I could find. In fact, these are all so good, I need to seriously up… Read more »

Hermès Nautilus Pen

I’ve been squirrelling away, getting my new blog ready to go,  but have just squeezed in time to share this Hermès Nautilus Pen, which I saw on Dezeen. Hermès have teamed up with Japanese pen gurus, Pilot and Australian designer Marc Newson to launch the first item in their upcoming stationery line. It’s a capless, retractable fountain… Read more »

Review: Mark’s Inc. Tous Les Jours ballpoint pen

I was recently buying a couple of things from Bureau Direct and needed to add something else to my basket for free shipping so I thought I’d get a wild card item… I chose the Tous Les Jours ballpoint pen by Mark’s Inc.  It’s a very lightweight 0.5mm ballpoint pen. It’s USP comes in that… Read more »