Watchonista: Volume 03 Exclusive Preview – Don’t Cry Over Spilled Ink: Using Pens in a Digital Word
A few weeks ago, we announced the upcoming launch of Watchonista: Volume 03 and gave our readers their first sneak peek at its magazine-exclusive articles. So today, with the official release only days away, we bring you another preview of an article that can only be found in Watchonista: Volume 03!
With our team spread out between the US and Switzerland, Watchonista needs to use modern digital communication technology so that we can interact and collaborate as though we were all in the same room.
Yet, despite the presence of tablets and laptops in our meetings, the good, old-fashioned pen is a tool that some of us will never give up.
Marco’s Accutron Regular Estie Roller Ball Pen by Esterbrook
Like most people, I use a lot of modern technology. Still, whether writing or drawing, I prefer to use pens. And for many years, I tried my best to use traditional fountain pens.
But, sadly, I’ve also bent a lot of delicate nibs.
So, when Esterbrook introduced its Accutron by Esterbrook Limited Edition roller-ball pen series (featured here) featuring its proprietary DiamondCast formula in Accutron’s signature green and gold, as a watch collector, I was immediately interested…
Ash’s Patron of Art by Montblanc
I can’t imagine my work life without three objects: My MacBook Air, my Moleskine notebook, and one of my fountain pens. And the Montblanc Patron of Art Homage to Victoria 4810 (featured here) is my ultimate choice…
Vincent’s Parker 51 by Parker
Believe it or not, there once was a time when many millions of dollars were spent on the research and development of fountain pens. (Warning, incoming dad joke) Yes, you read that write… Thus, when an updated Parker 51 debuted in 2021, I eagerly rushed to buy the deluxe 14K gold nibbed version (featured here)…
(Photography by Pierre Vogel & Liam O'Donnell)