• Platinum's 100th Anniversary

    Platinum's 100th Anniversary

    17 June 2019

    It's Platinum's 100th anniversary, so we thought it was a good time to tell you more about this successful Japanese pen maker, and their history of innovation. Much of the information here comes from the "100-Year Timeline Platinum Fountain Pen" book which they have complied ......Read More

  • Manga Artist Interview - Inko

    Manga Artist Interview - Inko

    17 June 2019

    Manga - in simple terms - is story-telling by way of pictures: comics, if you like. Astonishingly, it's been around for over 800 years which knocks the 80-year-old Beano into a cocked hat. A series of works known as the 'Handscrolls of Frolicking Animals' was ......Read More

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