Every fountain pen is unique, just like the person using them. This nifty guide breaks down the various fountain pen brands, and can help you find the best writing tool to express yourself.
Designed with their cult notebook in mind, the TRAVELER'S COMPANY in Japan makes fountain pens that are reliable with an adventurous design. They travel with you in your pocket, on your notebook, or as a keychain. The raw brass gets a beautiful, worldly-looking patina as you take it different places.
This German brand has been making fountain pens since 1883. Their signature Sport style fountain pen is portable, durable, and writes consistently smooth. It was intended as a trustworthy pen that could be carried in a pocket without leaking. Kaweco takes universal cartridges.
Functional and light, J. Herbin fountain pens fit comfortably in your hand. The uniquely clear body tells you exactly what level your ink is at. This brand is known for their vast amounts of universal ink colors, so their clear fountain pen bodies let you show off those stunning pigments.
This 250 year old company truly knows how to make incredible writing tools. The manufacturing process for each of their intricately detailed pens involves over a hundred steps, most of them carried out by hand. Writing with their fountain pens is an experience of its own.
Pilot pens offer elegant design from Japan. They write on the finer side while their nibs glide seamlessly on paper. Pilot pens only take Pilot cartridges or converters. Their ink is the best ink in the world.
This is known as Pilot's starter fountain pen, but it's beloved by all fountain pen users for its super smooth, resistance-free writing. It comes in fun colors and a smiley face on the nib.
A weighted pen from the Taiwan-based brand Tools to Liveby, it comes with a cute kitty cat face on the nib. It writes like butter and comes in black and white.
These pens designed with German engineering are the best selling fountain pens in the world. Large yet light, they write amazing right out of the box with incredible control over your strokes. The nibs write thick and smooth. Cartridges are proprietary.
Now that we're familiar with the different fountain pen brands, it's time to find yours! What pen speaks to you? Explore our collection to find your fountain pen.