Introducing New Caran d’Ache Products is excited to announce that we’ve added several new offerings from Caran d’Ache, the Swiss pencil makers best known for their extremely high-quality art materials and writing instruments. Over on Timberlines, WoodChuck posted a fantastic article discussing the history of Caran d’Ache and their historic relationship with CalCedar. Here’s an excerpt in which he […]

Pencil Sketch of Charles Berolzheimer

Pencils, WoodChuck and Blackwing in Stanford Magazine

The January/February issue of Stanford Magazine features an article about President Charles Berolzheimer and the revival of the Blackwing pencil. Here’s an excerpt from the article, which can be found at the Stanford Alumni website. [quote]For those who happily weaned off pencils sometime after their last Scantron test, the scene at the Art Director’s Club […]

Blackwing Erasers

Reviving the Blackwing: March Update

Note: This is republished from WoodChuck’s personal blog about the pencil industry, Timberlines. See the original post and comment thread by clicking here. Reviving the Blackwing: March Update Okay, Blackwing fans, we have a few new developments to bring you up to date about. First, based on feedback received on my last post and elsewhere […]