Blackwing Volumes – Vol. 725 – The Sunburst Pencil

Yesterday, Palomino announced the first Volumes limited edition Blackwing pencil, Vol. 725., exclusively to subscribers of the Volumes program. Today, it’s available to non-subscribers, and we have it here on Below is an excerpt from the announcement detailing the story behind the pencil: “The Blackwing 725 pays tribute to [the] Newport [Folk Festival] as […]

Blackwing Volumes Limited Edition Pencils

Blackwing Announces “Volumes” Limited Edition Pencil Program

Yesterday, Blackwing announced “Volumes,” a limited edition Blackwing pencil subscription program. Blackwing also informed retailers that each edition will be made available to select retailers once the subscriptions have been sent out and while supplies last. That means, when the first edition is released on June 10th, we’ll have it right on for you to purchase. […]

A Look Inside the New Blackwing Packaging

Today, Palomino began shipping Blackwing pencils in their redesigned packaging, and that means we get to start shipping the new boxes to you! The new design signals a departure from the folding, carton-style box that has been used since the Blackwing’s revival in 2010, so we thought we’d take a closer look at the new Blackwing packaging. The Feel […]

Palomino Unveils the Blackwing Slate

Today, Palomino finally took the wraps off of the latest addition to the Blackwing family, the Blackwing Slate, with a full photo preview. Here are the main points: Wear-resistant polymer hardcover Dual-sewn binding (sewn bound twice for extra durability) Smooth, matte-black finish Durable black canvas spine High-grade elastic pencil holster 100 GSM ruled or plain paper […]

Palomino Announces

Yesterday, Palomino announced the launch of their new Blackwing-focused site (as well of a very interesting new notebook, but more on that later). The site is aimed at fostering the culture of creativity, innovation and excitement surrounding the Blackwing pencil. It will feature articles, videos and profiles of creative people and their processes, and […]