Luxury pen maker Montegrappa has been making writing instruments for almost a century. And DC Comics has been making comics since the golden comic-book era in 1935. So perhaps this lineage justifies the inception of Montegrappa x DC Comics “Heroes & Villains” pen collection. Well, that and the fact that  you might just feel a little cheap […]

1 Oct
The Anti-Graffiti Pen for Graffiti-ing mischief

The Grime Writer allows you to clean up and defile streets at the same time. Sure it might sound contradictory in a logical sense but that doesn’t make it impossible. Just fill this oversized felt-tip marker with soapy water instead of ink, and you’ve got yourself a crime-less mechanism for disrupting the peace and cleaning […]

18 Oct
Only 33 handmade chairs from the pen of Simone Legno

Tokidoki’s Simone Legno, who was the subject of a LIAS feature last year, lends his highly illustrative style to this very limited edition wingchair dubbed the Singapore. Only 33 of the pieces will be made, built to order in the UK, of kiln-dried hardwood birch with a beech frame and legs and faux-suede upholstery covered […]

22 Aug
Make a personal statement while fixing a few mistakes

Jack Zagoory Designs, a pen and desk art company, offers some original and distinctive designs for the workspace. One of their latest collections includes the Animal Staple Removers. Animal lovers, history buffs, mythology aficionados and Money Men will enjoy the ingenious (and necessary) desk art piece. Featuring 12 pieces, the collection includes a lion, eagle, dragon, […]

3 May
The pen is mightier than the sword... and gun

Mexican designer Jorge Diego Etienne has fashioned a pen holder aimed to remind us all that the pen is mightier than the sword… or gun, in this case. As an artist living amid the rampant violence that has overtaken his country, Etienne wishes to reclaim the revolver design as a testament to peace. “Choose your […]

6 Oct
Take a Bic pen, put a feather on it, label it Margiela and collect $65

You gotta love it when a luxury fashion house like Martin Margiela underscores the at-times superficiality of branding. Take their collaboration with Paris design house ENO, the Feather Pen — it is essentially an all-white Bic pen with an ostrich or goose feather attached. Sure it’s real soft, decorative, and kind of a tip to […]

12 Mar
Every writing tool gathered into one elegant leather case

Knowing a handful of writers, I think this would make an elegant gift. To be completely honest tho, in the 21st century, I have yet to see a writer pick up a typewriter — nevermind a pencil. Still, this would be a great set to team up with a clean Moleskin notebook, just for old […]