Tag Archives: Writing Material

I Bet You Never Thought A Non-Tech Wearable Notepad Could Work

Here’s a new twist on wearables. It is not a wearable tech that we talking about, though. The kenma wemo is an age-old tool with a modern twist, without the burden of modern day tech. Wemo is a wearable notepad. Yes. It is a notepad and it is wearable. However, instead of the usual notepad or notebook that slips into your pocket, this one is designed to be worn on your wrist – on your non-writing hand’s wrist, to be exact. Continue reading I Bet You Never Thought A Non-Tech Wearable Notepad Could Work

TAKUMI Pen Is The World’s First Length Adjustable Pen, Accepts Over 50 Types Of Refills

i can’t remember when was the last time i used a pen or pencil. oh wait. as a matter fact i do: it was for filling out the lottery form. anyways, it goes to show that traditional writing instruments still has its place in our gadget filled, gestures-reliant world. be it for filling out forms, doing concept sketches or to scribble your contact number on a napkin for the hot girl sitting next to you at the bar, the importance of pen will not be diminished anytime soon and hence, the market is burgeoning with options, but if versatility is what you are after, then perhaps you might want to check out TAKUMI Pen (no relation to Initial D) from Taiwan-based Tronnovate Design Laboratory. besides touting the flexibility of accepting over 50 types of refill and thereby giving you the option to use your favorite refill, it also boasts as the world’s first length adjustable pen to fit your hand size, writing position and usage – ranging from note-taking to technical drawing to doodling. Continue reading TAKUMI Pen Is The World’s First Length Adjustable Pen, Accepts Over 50 Types Of Refills

4.EVER Pininfarina Cambiano Inkless Pen

we bet imagining a pen of the future is not in the order of any creative person, geek or scientist, however, the folks over at Pininfarina begs to differ – the have came up with a revolutionary pen that requires no ink and will never need to be refilled. the Italian independent car design company and coachbuilder collaborated with Napkin to boldly re-imagine this writing instrument that might just revolutionize how we write (on paper, that is). aptly dubbed 4.EVER Pininfarina Cambiano Inkless Pen, this elegant piece of writing instrument, not surprisingly, draws its design inspiration from the firm’s Cambiano concept car, bearing elegant lines handcrafted by Italian master craftsmen from a combination of aluminum and wood. Continue reading 4.EVER Pininfarina Cambiano Inkless Pen

The D180 Folding Pen

depending on how you carry your writing implements, portability could be a pointy issue, such as ink-stained pockets, pen breaking through pocket and unsightly protrusion while in the front pockets of you jeans that could also hinder freedom of movement like squatting. while solutions exist in the form of smaller pens, retractible item and such, they are mostly done at the expense of the integrity of the pen which somehow don’t feel whole anymore (read: frail). with the D180 Folding Pen, it solves the portability issues once and for all, while still offers you a complete solid pen that is tough as nails. whoever says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? in this case, the D180 lets you swallow the cake whole. Continue reading The D180 Folding Pen

Gerber Impromptu Tactical Pen

unless your smartphone or tablet can assist you to get out of trouble such as breaking a window during an emergency, or fight off an assailant, you are going to need a separate tool to do the job and since you will probably be carrying a pen, then why not grab one that smashes glass too? like the Gerber Impromptu Tactical Pen (#31-001880)? most tactical pens don’t do anything more beyond cosmetics, though we are fine by that, we still prefer a pen that’s worthy to be inducted into our survival gear list. that said, the Impromptu Tactical Pen goes beyond just cosmetic (though we can’t denied we have a thing for its ‘manly’ appearance), featuring a rugged machined steel body with Cerakote that holds a “Rite in the Rain” ink cartridge, letting you write in any conditions, including in the rain and upside down. Continue reading Gerber Impromptu Tactical Pen

iSketchnote iPad Cover

the adage “the pen is might then the sword” though does not bear literal meaning, is nevertheless look set to stay – even in a world overwhelmed with electronic gadgets. let the truth be told, many of us still prefer or find the convenience in whipping out a pen and paper to doodle and jot down notes. it seems like traditional and modern technology has a line drawn pretty clear… until now. iSketchnote is the technology that is set to bridge the gap between the traditional mode of writing and doodling with the technology of the iPad. the iSketchnote is an iPad cover that is engineered with a sole purpose of digitizing hard copy words or drawings on paper or notepad and display them on the iPad in real time. Continue reading iSketchnote iPad Cover

The Embassy Tactical Pen

there are a lot of objects in life we yearned to be lighter, but not in the case of a pen. seriously, have you actually used a pen that’s virtually weightless? you can’t really get a kick out of writing with it, doesn’t it? well, if that’s case, you might need something that weighs as much as a roll of dimes and the The Embassy Tactical Pen is not only the writing instrument of such quality but it is also designed to be virtually indestructible. originally designed for government and military use, The Embassy Tactical Pen is crafted from high-grade stainless steel with internal threaded housing for secure closure between the lid and pen, as well as pen tip and the body and has a beautifully knurled body to ensure you will always have an awesome grip of this 3.83 oz (about 108 grams) tactical pen. as for the ink, it comes loaded with Fisher space pen refill (in black), which can be easily acquired if you run of ink. Continue reading The Embassy Tactical Pen

DODOnotes for iPhone 5 by DODOcase

strictly speaking, the DODOnotes for iPhone 5 by DODOcase isn’t really a case per say. it is sort of a case that combines the best of both digital (i.e. your iPhone) and analog world (i.e. the good old writing paper). what you have here is a notebook with a die-cut tray for your iPhone 5 on its bookcloth fabric-made cover. a colorful elastic strap is used to hold the phone in place on the notebook, and on the inside, there is a 30-page tear-out sheets crafted from Mohawk Superfine paper. the only thing missing here is a pen holder. so i would say it is almost perfect. personally, i’d bring along a pen and a Moleskine notebook for those times where i want to jot down ideas or doodle something without having turn on my phone and this could be the perfect combination. additionally, if the die-cut slot isn’t used for your iPhone, it could be use to store other loose stuff such as business cards, cash and the likes. available in red, blue and classic black, the DODOnotes is also available for iPhone 4/4S. you can your DODONOTES for iPhone 5 by DODOcase for just $13.95 each. take a few more look in the mini gallery below. Continue reading DODOnotes for iPhone 5 by DODOcase

Concrete Rollerball Pen by 22 Design Studio

need something to solid to put down your ideas? then you could use a little help from this Concrete Rollerball Pen by 22 Design Studio. Concrete Rollerball Pen is what the name says it is: a rollerball pen that has a body cast in concrete – the very same material that you are probably surrounded by at this present moment – unless you are living in a cabin, or a container, or a trailer. conceived up by Taiwan-based design studio 22 Design Studio, who are no stranger to making concrete things, the Concrete Rollerball Pen is made from hand-poured concrete (well, that should be cement to be exact – before it cures to become concrete) and because of that, it bestow the pen with a weighty feel for a more firm and reassuring strokes. other features include a ridged body for enhanced grip, 316 stainless hardware, and it uses a replaceable ink cartridge so that it can could keep on going as long as you do. one thing for sure, it will become stronger as time goes, as that’s part of the nature of concrete: it increases in strength as it ages. beautiful stuff. the Concrete Rollerball Pen by 22 Design Studio is available via Design Boom Store for $70 a pop. if you are seeking out a conversational writing instrument, this will be it. you can check out a few more looks in the gallery below.

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Tactical Pen by Cybernetic Research Labs

we are sure whoever coined the adage “the pen is mightier than the sword” didn’t mean it literally, but with the advancement in technologies and the positive think-outside-the-box attitude, that adage might just be true. mightier, because it could do more than just writing and perhaps, even save your soul in some dire situations. meet the Tactical Pen by Cybernetic Research Labs, a pen that inch ever closer to that wise old saying. being tactical doesn’t mean it will help in slipping past your foes undetected, but it sure does have a bunch of certifications and ratings to qualify it as one and that includes meeting the aerospace requirements for AS9100 and numerous military specifications. Continue reading Tactical Pen by Cybernetic Research Labs