Studies suggest that writing by hand creates a stronger cognitive bond between information and the person transcribing it.
But there are others reasons to do it: A) It’s polite and B) It’s impressive.
Especially when your implement comes from Inventery, a new L.A. company that makes outstanding writing utensils that’ll improve your note taking, at the very least aesthetically.
They make fountain pens. They make ballpoints. They make bolt-action numbers that compact to fit comfortably in your pocket and still write like a dream. And their pocket-sized pads are on par with Moleskin.
Each item is machine-cut for a reliable precision that can handle years of use, and the weight on the hand is light enough to glide but heavy enough to give the gravitas you want to convey. Cartridges are easy to replace and come in blue or black, and you can switch out the caps to sport a clip, flattop, eye-hole (for a chain) or universal stylus for touchscreens.
They even make a stylish pair of clip-on sunnies and some fetching steel and chrome rings for the clotheshorses among you.
But start with the pen. It’s second only to your wristwatch in terms of a largely ornamental item that can elicit some envious “oohs” and “ahs,” and let’s be honest:
These ones are mighty AF.