• A pen is just a pen, a sigh is just a sigh

    A pen is just a pen, a sigh is just a sigh

    16 September 2011

    But no! The fundamental things apply to pens as well. Everyone in editorial work needs to be able to mark up hard copy, and they need the right pen for the job. It’s unlikely to be a biro.Biros have three big defects: they are coarse, ......Read More

  • Staedtler Pencilmaker Set

    Staedtler Pencilmaker Set

    17 August 2011

    We recently covered the 250th anniversary celebrations of Faber-Castell, who have been making pencils in Nuremberg, Germany, since 1761. Nuremberg has played a major role in pencil manufacturing, including other famous names such as Schwan-Stabilo. However, the Nuremberg company laying claim to the longest tradition ......Read More

  • POSCA - Freedom To Create Tour

    POSCA - Freedom To Create Tour

    11 August 2011

    Uni POSCA Markers are on the road in the south-west from today with their Freedom To Create roadshow. A classic VW camper with POSCA branding will be visiting Cornwall and Devon to give people the opportunity to try out POSCA markers, with the chance to ......Read More

  • iPod and iPad 2 Giveaways

    iPod and iPad 2 Giveaways

    2 August 2011

     **Both giveaways have now closed - thank you for all your entries, you can see who won below**Our iPod nano giveaway in conjunction with Staedtler has just finished. The lucky winner is Ernest Carrott of Tottenham. Congratulations to him, and his iPod nano is winging ......Read More

  • Faber-Castell 250th Anniversary Celebrations

    Faber-Castell 250th Anniversary Celebrations

    15 July 2011

    "Doing ordinary things extraordinarily well" — Faber-Castell company motto. As we arrived at our hotel even the receptionist was excited — practically falling over herself in her eagerness to hand us the welcome pack from Faber-Castell. We’d just arrived in Nuremberg, Germany, as guests of Faber-Castell ......Read More

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