ballpoint pens

  • Pens for New Writers

    The new school year is just around the corner and we’re sure you’re thinking about the important back to school stationery collection, excitedly wondering about new classes and perhaps worrying about your (*cough*… appalling) handwriting. Handwriting
    is so important, yet many people struggle. Problems ranging from poor finger placement and incorrect writing angle to serious medical issues can hinder writing ability. Whether you’re picking up your first pen in a while or buying a pen for…
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  • Father's Day Favourites

    Struggling with what to buy this Father's Day? With father's day just around the corner, and dads being invariably awkward to buy for, here at Pen Heaven we've put our heads together and tried to come up with the best gift's for whatever sort of man
    your dad is. The Outdoors Man This man loves to be out in the wilderness. He loves to hike, bike and camp his way across the countryside. Natural finishes and colours reminiscent of nature are the way to this man's heart. Featuring: 1. Lamy Accent…
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  • Lost & Found – A Cross TrackR Story

    Forever misplacing your pen? Or what about your phone? Having recently released a range of trackable writing instruments, Cross have sought to address this common ailment of the modern world. The products, manufactured in conjunction with TrackR technologies,
    contain a tracking device enabling what is lost to be found. It works via a smartphone app, which when downloaded uses location data and Bluetooth to connect to your writing instrument; logging its movements or signalling the pen to make a…
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  • Back to Black

    Amidst the furore of seasonal brights, Pen Heaven present their jet black writing essentials to inject some dark and mysterious charm into your daily life. Classic and versatile, black exudes sophistication and complements any look. A staple colour for all seasons,
    and a must-have for pen addicts and stationery aficionados, the midnight shade most definitely should not be limited to your ink! Available in a selection of finishes from matt to metal, read on for our pick of magical noir pen necessities… Parker…
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  • Pens for people with arthritis

    Therapeutic writing has been used to ease the symptoms of a wide variety of illnesses and conditions, one of which is rheumatoid arthritis. The psychological benefits of putting one’s thoughts onto paper are a task that should be recommended for anyone,
    especially those who may now be less physically active. Though writing can be a difficult task for someone who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, improved writing ergonomics greatly reduces writing strain while giving a more stable, comfortable…
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  • Rollerball vs. Ballpoint Pens: A comparison

    The writing mechanisms of ballpoint pens are similar to rollerball pens but there are several differences. While a ballpoint pen uses a thick oil-based ink, the rollerball pen uses liquid ink.  This key difference makes the rollerball feel smother
    and more liquid, giving it a more fluid action which is comparable to a fountain pen. This fluidity also translates to a rollerball pen generally having a finer writing line. On the other hand, a ballpoint pen does have a more controlled action and…
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