Category: Leuchtturm1917

  • Kakimori #01 Po on Leuchtturm1917

    Kakimori #01 Po on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Kakimori is the name of a stationery store in Tokyo. In late 2021, they released a line of pigment inks with names inspired by Japanese onomatopoeia. They are housed in cute round glass bottles meant to evoke the shape of a water droplet on a flat surface. Each ink has a brief writeup that […]

  • Color Traveler Seto Inland Sea Blue Black on Leuchtturm1917

    Color Traveler Seto Inland Sea Blue Black on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink This ink was named after the Seto Inland Sea next to Hiroshima Prefecture. From the name, you might have thought that it is a landlocked sea but that’s not the case. It is a body of water separating three of the four main islands of Japan and serves as a waterway connecting the Pacific […]

  • Vinta Elysium Green on Leuchtturm1917

    Vinta Elysium Green on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Elysium Green (Kayangan 1967) is the full name of the ink. It is named after Kayangan Lake which is said to be the cleanest lake in the Philippines. In 1967, the island where the lake was located was declared a National Reserve. The ink is a dark green and has an average flow. While […]

  • Tono & Lims Strawberry Ice on Leuchtturm1917

    Tono & Lims Strawberry Ice on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Strawberry Ice is a pastel pink ink with an average flow. Although light, I find it readable even in dim light. On Leuchtturm1917 paper, Writing Sample This is written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib. Disclaimer: This ink was purchased by me and all opinions/photos are my own. This post was not sponsored.

  • Lennon Tool Bar Hard Rime on Leuchtturm1917

    Lennon Tool Bar Hard Rime on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink This ink colour was inspired by the look of hard rime freezing on the leaves of coniferous trees. Having spent all my life in a place without seasons, I have no idea what hard rime means. From Wikipedia, rime is a type of ice that “forms when supercooled water liquid droplets freeze onto surfaces”. […]

  • Birmingham Salt Water Taffy on Leuchtturm1917

    Birmingham Salt Water Taffy on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Salt Water Taffy used to under the Swift Formula collection of inks designed to be wetter than average and performs well in a wide variety of fountain pen. Birmingham had since changed groupings of the inks. This ink is a bright, neon pink that has a slight orange undertone. The pink is very saturated […]

  • Diamine Aqua Lagoon on Leuchtturm1917

    Diamine Aqua Lagoon on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Diamine Aqua Lagoon is a medium turquoise that leans a little towards teal. It has an average flow. I like this colour, turquoise but not quite your typical turquoise, to keep it interesting to look at. On Leuchtturn1917 paper, there is shading, no sheen, no feathering and no bleedthrough. Shading: Yes Sheen: Nil Feathering: […]

  • Tono & Lims Cream Soda on Leuchtturm1917

    Tono & Lims Cream Soda on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Cream Soda is a light spring green with a dry flow. It is a cheery colour. I find the ink is too light for comfortable reading, especially in dim light. On Leuchtturm1917 paper, there is shading, no sheen, no feathering and some bleedthrough. Writing Sample This was written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib. […]

  • Color Traveler Takehara Bamboo Green on Leuchtturm1917

    Color Traveler Takehara Bamboo Green on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Takehara is a city located in Hiroshima. With large bamboo forests growing on the outskirts, it is no wonder that Takehara has made bamboo their official tree in 1978. Bamboo is also the official special product of Takehara and it can be found in the city’s insignia. There are also bamboo-related festivals held in […]

  • Diamine Autumn Oak on Leuchtturm1917

    Diamine Autumn Oak on Leuchtturm1917

    Ink Diamine Autumn Oak is an orange ink with an average flow. Due to shading, this ink can look light to dark with a bit of brown. I can see why so many people love this ink. On Leuchtturm1917 paper, there is shading, no sheen, no feathering and a little bleedthrough. Writing Sample This is […]