Category: Pens

The Best Pens of 2019: Best Ballpoint, Gel, Rollerball Pens & More

At National Pen, we see so many pens from gel to ballpoint to metal and we all have our favorites.…

3 weeks ago

A Love Letter to Ballpoint Pen Art & the Best Ballpoint Pen for Drawing

Look, you know us—it’s no surprise that we love ballpoint pen drawings. They’re elegant, precise, and provide an almost meditative…

8 months ago

The Best Pens for Your Writing Task

We’ve all heard the saying, “There’s a right tool for every job.” Well, here at National Pen, that phrase is…

9 months ago

Rollerball vs Ballpoint Pens: Ink Differences and More

Low viscosity or high? Liquid-based or oil? When it’s all about the ink and explanations are clear as mud, what’s…

10 months ago

A Look at Presidential Signatures & Favorite Signing Pens

Presidents Day got me thinking: what do presidential signatures look like? And do they have favorite pens (because you know…

10 months ago

Types of Pen Tips: Fine, Extra Fine & Medium—Explained!

Know your preferred pen tip size before putting pen to paper—or logo to barrel—for better writing and marketing results! When…

10 months ago

The Perils of Left-handed Writing

(Southpaws, We Feel Your Pen Pain) Lefties get a bad rap. And even the good news isn’t so good. Ever…

10 months ago

The Inventor Behind the Modern Ballpoint Pen

Who invented the ballpoint pen may not be a question you ask yourself often, as this writing tool is so…

12 months ago

The Pen is Mightier: Our Take on National Novel Writing Month

What is NaNoWriMo? November is National Novel Writing Month, the calendar home of a worldwide creative event referred to as…

1 year ago

Pens as Everyday Survival Items: A Letter of Concern to Our Customers

Dear Valued Customers, It has come to our attention that you may be underestimating the power of our wares. That…

1 year ago