With the advance of computers, keyboard and smartphones. We are already starting to phase out writing words by hand with a pen or pencil when writing memos, emails, and documenting important work items. With the only exception being maybe signing an important contract or form.
Writing still remains as an incredibly important life skill that everyone should still learn or remember how to do. Already becoming a lost art being made obsolete by digital keyboards. ancora sees this art remains relevant to this day while also striving to make writing by hand with analog implements a special experience!
Ancora is a premium stationary shop based in metropolitan Tokyo, Japan. Selling one-of-a-kind and high-quality items such as notebooks, fountain pens, glass pens, inks, and adapters for ink cartridges.
However, one thing that ancora is known for is the limited-edition runs of fountain pens, notebooks, and inks that the shop regularly releases. Making their stationary a thoughtful and useful gift that is perfect for any occasion and any use case. With each and every one of them being handcrafted and overlooked with careful attention to detail and a strict assurance for quality.
The magic of ancora starts to show itself is when you want to create a unique ink color that no one else can have. To add to the special attributes of your custom ink color, you can book an appointment with the store’s very own ink blender, Osamu Ishimaru, and watch his expertise in full display as he goes through the magical process of creating your fountain pen ink.
To capture the magic of analog writing in these products, ancora has reached out to Harujuku DESIGN Inc. and what they came up with is a simple and minimalist branding design that truly captures the simplicity and complex nature of handwriting with pencils and pens. With their packaging sporting bold and abstract patterns that are vibrant and fun.
If you are looking for a thoughtful, but useful gift for a busy person in a corporate environment. Drop by ancora’s website and check out the limited-edition flavor of the day for fountain pens, notebooks, and inks here!