Year: 2022

  • Review: Fonte Fountain Pen

    Review: Fonte Fountain Pen

    The Fonte fountain pen is a reliable tool for fountain pen noobs. But don’t be confused with the Jinhao 992 look with Japanese branding.

  • Is it FP-friendly? Starbucks 2023 Planner review

    Is it FP-friendly? Starbucks 2023 Planner review

    The Starbucks 2023 planner is already here! But while there’s a lot of reviews around, none discussed the writing experience. So we did.

  • Kasama Una: 5 years later

    Kasama Una: 5 years later

    Just in time for Fountain Pen Day, we’re focusing on Philippine-made Kasama Una, and how it holds up years after its launch.

  • Is it FP-friendly? Manix Abrera’s Terror Prof Blue Book

    Is it FP-friendly? Manix Abrera’s Terror Prof Blue Book

    Terror Prof Blue Book is a parody of an actual exam booklet that has made generations of university students cry. (Post written in Filipino)

  • These are the 5 new inks in Vinta’s upcoming collection

    These are the 5 new inks in Vinta’s upcoming collection

    Philippine fountain pen ink maker Vinta Inks is launching a new collection this October, this time taking its cue from “elusive” local animals. Called “The Awareness Project,” the collections is “inspired by the elusive beauty of Philippine Wildlife and the courageous efforts geared towards its conservation,” said the brand in a statement. “Not only do […]

  • Vinta Inks donates Php30k to envt’l orgs

    Vinta Inks donates Php30k to envt’l orgs

    Philippine-based Vinta Inks, maker of fountain pen inks, has donated a total of Php30,000 pesos to three local environmental orgs ahead of its new ink collection‘s launch in October. World Wildlife Fund – Philippines, The Philippine Eagle Foundation, and Haribon Foundation will be getting Php10,000. A portion of proceeds from the collection’s sales will also […]

  • Cosmo Air Light gets cut off from maker’s lineup

    Cosmo Air Light gets cut off from maker’s lineup

    Another Japanese paper product is about to be written off as Cosmo Air Light’s production will be discontinued, posted Singapore-based atelier Musubi on Monday. “Nippon Paper, the manufacturer of Cosmo Air Light, has just informed its various paper merchants that they will terminate the production of a number of papers, some by the end of […]

  • 2 things stationery lovers can check out this weekend.

    2 things stationery lovers can check out this weekend.

    If you’re looking for things to do this weekend, and are willing to brave a some crowd, here are events that you might want to check out. Manila International Book Fair You’ve seen this in the news, so we’ll go straight ahead to some of the things that you shouldn’t miss at the SMX Convention […]

  • Hobonichi goes Sanzen Tomoe River paper for 2024

    Hobonichi goes Sanzen Tomoe River paper for 2024

    After teasing it on an Instagram comment, Japanese stationery brand Hobonichi has confirmed that it will use Tomoe River paper produced by Sanzen for most of its 2024 lineup, while sticking to the old Tomoegawa-made version for its 2023 products. Its smaller Weeks line will make the switch for 2025. “In order to allow users […]

  • TWSBI sets launch day for glow-in-the-dark Eco

    TWSBI sets launch day for glow-in-the-dark Eco

    TWSBI glow-in-the-dark Eco is slated for release on August 25, said the Taiwan-based fountain pen maker in its Facebook post on Tuesday. Philippine availability, however is still unconfirmed as of posting. No price has also been confirmed for now. Fountain pen and ink roundup: BTS gets fountain pens, and other news Dubbed the TWSBI Eco Glow […]