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  • Starting Calligraphy

    Starting Calligraphy

    30 March 2020

    Now that some of you might be finding that you have more spare time on your hands than usual, you may have thought of calligraphy or hand-lettering as something to try or get back into if you’ve dabbled before. It’s a great option; all ......Read More

  • Touch Base with a Rhodia Touch

    Touch Base with a Rhodia Touch

    26 March 2020

    What makes a notebook stand out is its paper. Yes, the cover's sort of important, but it's what's sandwiched in between them that really cuts the mustard. And that's why Rhodia notebooks are so loved. The paper is, quite simply, superb. There's a Rhodia notebook ......Read More

  • Coronavirus


    23 March 2020

    We’re still delivering fairly normally, but orders may take a day or two longer to send than usual. We're doing our best, but we can't have as many people picking and packing orders together as usual. Within the UK, Royal Mail are operating fairly normally ......Read More

  • Hurray For Coloured Pencils!

    Hurray For Coloured Pencils!

    17 March 2020

    Cult Pens Sponsors the U.K. Coloured Pencil Society's 'Botanical' Competition Coloured pencils are brilliant. Well, we know that, and you probably know that, but not everybody knows that, and so the UK Coloured Pencil Society was formed in 2001 to put the word out that yes, ......Read More

  • Esterbrook


    17 March 2020

    The Esterbrook Pen Company is a true American original brand which was revived in 2018 by Kenro Industries. English innovator and industrial visionary Richard Esterbrook established the Esterbrook Pen Company in 1858. Little did he know at the time that the company would soon flourish into ......Read More

  • From Cabbages to Kingcups - Interview with Ann Swan, Botanical Artist

    From Cabbages to Kingcups - Interview with Ann Swan, Botanical Artist

    3 March 2020

    There's something strangely compelling about botanical art. It has an almost old-fashioned air about it, which is understandable given that in days of yore the likes of Charles Darwin could hardly whip out an iPhone to take a quick pic of a hitherto-unknown plant, and ......Read More

  • Journaling into Spring with Helen Colebrook

    Journaling into Spring with Helen Colebrook

    3 March 2020

    Journaling is not going away. Not that we want it to..! Far from being a flash in the pan, it has fast become an intrinsic part of many people's lives; it's become a habit, a bit like brushing teeth or putting the bins out on ......Read More

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