Friday, July 31, 2015

Goulet Q&A Episode 89, Open Forum

This week, Brian talks about his most disliked inks, good pens for 10-year old piano students, how often inks break in Goulet packages, and the Goulet social media strategy. It's a good one, enjoy!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cross Century II Fountain Pen: Quick Look

The Cross Century II is the last of our newly offered Cross brand of pens at for this summer, and this Quick Look video should give you a pretty solid overview of the model. Cross pens in general are for the working professional, the brand name is recognized by many in the corporate world. Even beyond the status, these are nice writing pens that legit fountain pen users will enjoy.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Goulet Q&A Episode 88, Open Forum

In this week's Q&A, Brian talks about his ink swab process, his fanciest pens, and what he learned from working with his dad.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Maruman Mnemosyne Notebook Overview

Maruman Mnemosyne is a Rhoda-quality paper brand coming out of Japan that has some interesting rulings. Named after the Greek goddess of memory, these notebooks are handy for lots of note-taking purposes. This video covers dang-near everything you'd want to know about these things!

Friday, July 17, 2015

Goulet Q&A Episode 87, Open Forum

Number 87 coming at you today! This week Brian compares a Lamy 2000 to the Pilot Custom Heritage 92, how to keep straight which ink is in which pen, and what it would take for him to give up his two favorite pens. 

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Cross Townsend Fountain Pen: Quick Look

The Cross Townsend is a rather iconic model of pen, recognized in many corporate circles as a status symbol of sorts. Several of our U.S. Presidents have even signed bills into law using this model of pen. And it makes sense, it's a very stately, professional looking and feeling pen. So today, I'll give you some of the highlights of what the Townsend is all about. We have 7 finishes available at, two of them with stainless steel nibs, and five with 18k gold nibs.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Goulet Q&A Episode 86, Open Forum

In this week's Q&A, I'm talking about mailing pens, Omas vs. Pilot flex nibs, and why pens have hard starts. Come hang out with me!

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Cross Botanica: Quick Look

Hey there fountain pen fans, let's take a quick look at the Cross Botanica. This pen is very much a fashion pen that is one of the most unique and visually impressive pens I’ve ever seen. I’m rather smitten with it even though it's a total deviation from the pens I'm normally drawn to.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Quick Draw Pens

Sometimes you need to write, and you need to write fast.  Traditional fountain pens have the screw cap- great for slowing you down and to enjoy your writing experience, but when the clock is ticking, grab a quick draw! Brian has a line up of snap cap, click-able, easy openers to help you accelerate your writing.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Goulet Q&A Episode 85, Open Forum

Welcome to Goulet Q&A Episode 85! I'm answering questions on filling mechanisms, my favorite Noodler's inks, and the story behind the Goulet logo. We're enjoying the 4th of July holiday here at Goulet and hope you have a fantastic celebration as well! 

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Pilot Custom 74: Quick Look

Here's a quick look at the Pilot Custom 74. This pen has proven itself to be Brian's #1 go-to daily writer. It’s an attractive pen, but what draws him to it the most is how beautifully it writes.