Monday, February 29, 2016

Coming Soon: 2016 Special Edition Lamy Safari Dark Lilac!

We've been hoping for sometime now that Lamy would come out with a purple Safari and they've exceeded our expectations with this 2016 Special Edition. It's matte purple with a black nib and a matching black clip. We'll have them available with extra-fine, fine and medium nibs, as well as a rollerball version.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Goulet Black Nibs

For a long time we've been asked, and now we're finally able to deliver Goulet #6 size black nibs! These are the exact same high-quality Jowo-brand German nibs you've seen in our polished steel and two-tone colors, but now with a slick black oxide finish to stealth out any pen that'll take a #6 nib.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The 7 Biggest Fountain Pen Mistakes

We're all human, and we all make mistakes. Having learned from the error of our own ways and from the vast amount of feedback and experiences we hear from customers, we've compiled a list of the biggest mistakes we see made with fountain pens. Hopefully, now that you know them, you can avoid the disastrous results... 

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Goulet's Visit to Pilot USA

Back in November of 2015, Rachel and I had the honor to visit the Pilot USA headquarters in Jacksonville, Fl. Pilot USA is the distributor for Pilot product in the US, and supplies their products to retailers like us. It's a very important, yet often overlooked part of the process of getting these incredible Japanese products to the US market. They opened up their doors to us and let us show you their operation, it is quite impressive!

Friday, February 12, 2016

Goulet Q&A Episode 112, Open Forum

In this week’s Q&A, I talk about why fountain pens are called fountain pens, how pen materials affect the pricing of a pen, and what a typical day at Goulet looks like for me.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Goulet Guests: Spotlight on Liz Steel

We have a new video series that we're starting called Goulet Guests! This interview kicks it off strong with urban sketching legend and educator Liz Steel. Liz has been a fangirl of Goulet for some time now, and we've been following her and learning a lot from her sketching tutorials for a long time. When the idea came up to interview her, it was a natural fit. Enjoy!

Friday, February 5, 2016

Goulet Q&A Episode 111, Open Forum

This week Brian's talking about architect nibs, slippery grips and the strangest requests we've ever gotten in order comments at Goulet Pens. Enjoy!

Monday, February 1, 2016

Sneak Peek: Homo Sapiens Dark Age

We're excited to announce the newest edition to the Visconti Homo Sapiens collection.... Dark Age!
Coming in early March, this super stealthy fountain pen features everything you already love about the Homo Sapiens (like as Brian says, it's made out of freakin' volcano!),  except this time it comes with all-black trim. Even the palladium nib is black.