The Pen Addict is a weekly fix for all things stationery. Pens, pencils, paper, ink – you name it, and Brad Dowdy and Myke Hurley are into it. Join as they geek out over the analog tools they love so dearly.



#386: Massive Massive Mistake

November 20th, 2019 · 72 minutes

Have you ever wanted to know what products live on Brad’s desk? Well today is your lucky day! We also break down the new Field Notes release, and discuss if abs have a place in pen design.

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Links and Show Notes

Group Eleven | Field Notes
Graf von Faber-Castell - Pen of the Year 2020 Sparta
300 (film) - Wikipedia
Pen of the Year
Brad's Desk – Instagram
The "Pocket Six" Fountain Pen | Schon DSGN
LAMY studio aquamarine
NAKAYA - Portable - Writer Kuro-tamenuri
Kaweco Frosted Sport Fountain Pens – Pe n Chalet
Tiger Blue Ebonite - AJOTO
The Pen Addict + Mintlodica Retro 51 Pastel Shiba — The Pen Addict
Special Edition Viking x Caran d'Ache 849 Pen Set | CW Pencil Enterprise
How I use it: Caran d’Ache Fixpencil — The Pen Addict
Montblanc M Rollerball
Spoke Pen by Brian Conti — Kickstarter
Spoke Pen
Sunderland mk1 - Green Anodized – Sunderland Machine Works
Tombow Irojiten Color Dictionary Volume 1 | The Journal Shop
Rhodia A5 Medium Size
Wilco | Field Notes
The Theme System
“The Theme System Journal” by Cortex Podcast. | Cotton Bureau
Weeks / Summary - Book Buying Guide - Hobonichi Techo 2020
Life 'Bank' Writing Paper // 100 sheets | The Journal Shop
Leuchtturm1917 Bauhaus Dotted Notebook Medium A5 Red
DotDash Spiral Pad - 2 Pack — Nock Co.
Yoseka Notebook – Yoseka Stationery
Gourmet Pens: Review: The-Paper-Cuts A5 Tomoe River Notebook
Meeting Notebook – Write Notepads & Co.
Landscape Notebook Pistachio – Write Notepads & Co.
A5 DotDash Notebook — Nock Co.
Elemental Notebooks – Elemental Paper
Panobook – Studio Neat
Pebble Stationery Co. Glacier Edition Pocket Notebook: A Review — The Pen Addict
Nero's Notes
Weekly Calendar Gigante Note Cards — Nock Co.
Paper Goods — Nock Co.
Col-o-ring Ink Testing Book | The Well-Appointed Desk Shop
Kokuyo Jibun Techo Biz Diary 2020 - A5 Slim
Karas Kustoms Cube
Nock Co. Cases : Midori Brass Index Clip
Mark's Maste Washi Tape
Silky Nevanon Scissors Medium (Right/Left)
Know Yourself Prompt Cards | The School of Life
Out of Water: Sarah Read – Amazon
This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division – Amazon
Swell: A Sailing Surfer's Voyage of Awakening - Amazon
Tokyo Storefronts - The Artworks of Mateusz Urbanowicz – Amazon
Brand by Hand: Blisters, Calluses, and Clients: A Life in Design – Amazon