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No fads here! “Trends in 2019” breaks down some of the best products for the new year. Cover story S.T. Dupont honors those with savoir faire, whether it’s Pablo Picasso, masters of chess, or Iron Man. German company Waldmann Pen celebrates its 100th jubilee with a series of sterling writing instruments, while a chance discovery of vintage Italian rod stock leads to a new pen venture, Cervinia. Regalia Writing Labs makes nibs that defy convention, and Cambridge, Ontario’s Phidon Pens shop brings the human touch to pen sales. Plus: iron gall inks aren’t just for dip pens anymore.
For over thirty years, Pen World has been the premier niche lifestyle magazine for fine writing instruments. We are a journal of writing culture and feature new pens at all price points, including vintage pens, fine papers, inks, accessories, reviews, and how-to guides. If it’s associated with pens, you’ll find it in Pen World. In each issue you will discover the beauty of handwritten communication and learn about intriguing people from all over the world who design, produce, and write with pens. Issued bi-monthly, Pen World entices both new and experienced pen connoisseurs to look at writing instruments in an unconventional way.