Nakaya’s Timing was Right

They are indeed beautiful pens.  I own two, including a Decapod similar to the one in the photo below.

How a Japanese Pen Maker Anticipated the Writing-Tool Renaissance

In the face of the existential threat of email, Nakaya, based in Tokyo, doubled down on quality.

Here’s a fact you have to write down to believe: Over the past 10 years, during which the world has adopted smartphones and social media, sales of fountain pens have risen…

…The Nakaya Fountain Pen Co., in Tokyo, was one of the first pen makers to realize this, doubling down on individual craftsmanship even as the industry as a whole began trending toward mass production. What seemed like folly 20 years ago is starting to look more and more like smart business….

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