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Lexikaliker is ten!

This week marks an amazing internet anniversary – the information rich pencil (and “disordered everyday occurrences”) blog Lexikaliker is ten years old! Congratulations!

Dave’s Mechanical Pencils, ZossPens, Pencil Pages

A few notes about some major online stationery presences:

Dave’s Mechanical Pencils appears offline. I’m not sure if this is a Google policy at work or David’s action, but it is sad to see it gone. It was the major English language mechanical pencil website for many years. There’s a small bit of Dave here, […]

Graf von Faber-Castell No. V Pocket Pencils

In the period that this blog was inactive, Faber-Castell introduced two fantastic additions to their Perfect Pencil line – first, a No. V refill in grey guilloche, and later, a beautiful midnight blue edition.

They were quick additions to my daily arsenal – in fact they seem like the same quality as the fluted pencils, […]

Pencil Review: Muji

It has been a long while since the last pencil review at this blog. For many of us, it has probably become easier to buy pencils via mail order from either specialty stores or large ecommerce sites. But buying in person (locales such as Tokyo and NYC excepted) is not getting easier – digitization […]

Tree Pencils

Tree Pencils – or more specifically – 8 Tree Friendly Pencils from Kikkerland.

The packaging says they are made of recycled paper. The designers are Rojo and Andrea Román. They created the pencils for a 2011 Mexican design competition. The pencils are made in China.

Housed in a faux matchbook complete with sandpaper […]

Les Crayons de la maison Caran d’Ache, Wooden Pencil Box Edition No. 1

Accompanying the audacious Les Crayons de la maison Caran d’Ache series is a pencil box, offering four pencils that are adorned with palladium plated caps.

To my eye, the American Walnut box is very nicely finished:

The two parts of the box (closed by magnets) open to reveal a […]