Bentley Motors and Graf von Faber-Castell to launch exclusive new collection of writing instruments.
Stein (September 2019) – a unique partnership is continuing its journey: Bentley Motors and Graf von Faber-Castell will reveal their new series for the “Graf von Faber-Castell for Bentley” collection this autumn. A passion for unrivalled craftsmanship and unmistakable design unite these two brands and by embodying the focus that both companies place on using exquisite natural materials, these new writing instruments of individually grained ebony combine a design that is as incomparable as it is functional.
The fountain pen, rollerball pen and ballpoint pen in the new “Graf von Faber-Castell for Bentley” series, available from 1 September, all guarantee an exceptional writing experience.
Pink cherry blossom dream: Guilloche Yozakura
Once again, it’s all about delicate pink tones in 2020: The new Guilloche series was inspired by the Japanese tradition of celebrating cherry blossoms in spring.
Hanami. In Japan, this word, which means "to look at flowers", refers to a special springtime event: cherry blossom season. The Japanese traditionally gather in parks and streets from March to the end of May to eat, drink and admire this magnificent flower together – preferably after work: At the so-called yozakura ("nighttime cherry blossom festival") cherry trees are illuminated, making their pale pink blossoms glow against the deep black night sky. It is a magnificent spectacle that celebrates the beauty and transience of life.
Pen of the Year 2020 – Sparta and Sparta Black Edition
The myth of Sparta and its heroes lives on in the Pen of the Year 2020: The design, details and workmanship of the exclusive writing instruments were based on the armour and weapons of the Greek heroes. For example, the ruthenium-plated, matt, sandblasted barrel is reminiscent of the warriors’ steel battle dress; its milled decoration harks back to the striped protective armour around the loins and its grip evokes the anatomically shaped forms of the breastplate. Inspired by the additional rivets reinforcing and refining the ancient armour, there are seven hand-applied rough diamonds adding up to 0.35 carats adorning the striking shaft and epitomising the robustness, strength and uniqueness of the bold Spartans.
Each exclusive writing implement embodies the drive for strength, concentration and perfection that made the heroes of Sparta unique. The exclusive pen comes in a high-gloss, black wooden case. Each of the unique, individually numbered pens is accompanied by a certificate signed by Count Charles von Faber-Castell, attesting to the authenticity of the limited edition.
New favourite desk organisers: elephants in grey nubuck leather
Our new little elephants in nubuck leather will add eye-catching appeal to your desk or shelf, while holding clutter at bay. Inside are flexible compartments made of high-quality Italian wool that give you space for corralling pens, cards, notes and other small items. Each one is carefully crafted by hand at a small factory in Italy. As the wonderfully soft nubuck leather ages, it will take on an authentic patina, giving your elephant an even more delightful and unique look the longer you have it.Read More
Everything where it should be: the new cashmere leather accessories
The new large and small cashmere leather accessories are as practical to use as they are beautiful to look at. Each is made of embossed grain Italian calfskin leather, stitched with perfectly matched thread and featuring a lining of soft Alcantara.
Keep your documents, letters and favourite pen all organised in this beautifully crafted writing case made of the most supple cashmere leather. This sleek new writing case by Graf von Faber-Castell combines purist design with the sensual feel of leather and also features a soft Alcantara interior lining. There are two lightweight sizes to choose from – one fits in a briefcase for going to the office, while the other can be kept in a purse.
Credit card case
Whether you’re going around the corner or around the world, this handy credit card case in black or dark brown leather holds all your essentials. It has space for eight cards and your personal ID card, as well as a coin pouch lined in orange. The practical pleat allows you to open the coin pouch wide enough to easily find the correct change. A zip keeps it all safe.
Taking just the essentials? This coin purse is designed to carry your credit cards as well just in case you run out of cash. Available in black or dark brown leather.
Here is your new all-rounder: this travel case with zip holds not only your favourite pens and pencils, but also other important items such as a charging cable for your smartphone, sunglasses or even your jewellery. Available in black or dark brown leather.
Add a touch of luxury to your desk: Anello rose gold
Special occasions deserve a personal note – handwritten, of course. When writing Christmas cards to our friends and family, we gladly take a little more time to choose not only our words with care, but our writing instrument as well. The elegant Anello rose gold edition will become your new favourite. The fountain pen, ballpoint pen, twist ballpoint pen and twist pencil all feature black precious resin segments separated by fine rose gold rings, which is what gives this series its name: “anello” is Italian for “ring”. The cap, end piece and spring-loaded clip shimmer in 18-carat rose gold plating, creating a striking contrast with the deep black barrel. The transitions between the dark, shiny precious resin segments and the fine precious metal rings are barely noticeable – a perfect tactile combination that allows the pens to rest comfortably in the hand.
The sophisticated fountain pen, which is equipped with an 18-carat, hand-inscribed bicolour gold nib, provides a unique writing experience. It is available in six nib sizes and with a practical cartridge converter system. Thanks to its exquisitely smooth-running precision tip, the rollerball pen is a comfortable alternative for everyday writing. The propelling ballpoint pen with a large-capacity cartridge and the propelling pencil with a replaceable eraser under the end cap have become constant companions for jotting down spontaneous notes. Every model is delivered in a gift case made from dark brown wood.
Bentley and Graf von Faber-Castell launch an exclusive special collection
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Green light for a one-of-a-kind partnership: On 1 September, Bentley Motors and Graf von Faber-Castell are launching the “Graf von Faber-Castell for Bentley” collection – luxurious writing instruments and accessories that perfectly combine timeless design, passion for precision and superb craftsmanship.
The collection boasts three ranges of writing instruments and matching accessories. All products were jointly designed, developed and launched by Graf von Faber-Castell in close partnership with the Bentley team. This project is an exciting new experience for the German luxury brand, as it is the first time that Graf von Faber-Castell is working together with UK partners.
Here to stay: Classics in statement coloursWriting instruments and accessories that set the tone in Viper Green, Gulf Blue, India Red
Timeless yet perfectly in fashion: the statement colours we all love are now setting the tone. Lush greens, blues and red shine auspiciously, invigorate and immediately play the fashionable lead role. But they don't only brighten up our wardrobes. We’re also bringing signal colours to your desk! The Graf von Faber-Castell Collection now has writing instruments and accessories for the workplace, briefcase and handbag in Viper Green, Gulf Blue and India Red. Incidentally, they are also classic motor racing colours that can therefore also send men’s hearts aflutter! The colourful ensemble includes the Guilloche fountain pen and Guilloche twist ballpoint pen. The writing instruments’ name comes from the grain guilloche, an intricate engraving procedure that enables the surface relief to change colour depending on how light hits it. Matching ink is available in an elegant bottle and as cartridges in a 20-pack gift set or folding six-pack.
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Imperium Romanum - Pen of the Year 2018
The Pen of the Year series began in 2003 and has established a firm place among connoisseurs of fine writing culture.
These exclusive writing implements appear in limited editions and present unusual materials fashioned by hand with great skill. Each Pen of the Year tells a story of an epoch and people whose deeds made a strong impression on the
history of mankind. This year it centres on an empire that extended over three continents: Europe, Africa, and Asia. Even today, in the early 3rd millennium, it still exerts immeasurable influence on our world: the Imperium Romanum.
German Design Award 2018
The Pen of the Year 2017 has been recognised by the German Design Council with the German Design Award in the category “Luxury Goods”.
The international expert jury, consisting of brand experts from different disciplines, praised the “outstanding design quality” of the exclusive, limited-edition fountain pen: the titanium version of the Pen of the Year 2017 has an anthracite-coloured PVD coating that gives it a particularly masculine appearance. Matte grey smoked oak – the wood of choice for the construction of Viking boats – creates a striking contrast to the high-gloss metal surface which changes colour as it is being used (www.graf-von-faber-castell.com). The German Design Award recognises innovative products and projects, their manufacturers and designers that are pioneering in the German and international design landscape.Read More
Delicate tones: Classics in new autumn colours
Writing instruments and accessories now available in olive green, violet blue and cognac
Calm and comfort are the order of the day, whether at work, in a document folder or a handbag, thanks to writing implements and accessories in rich, soft and earthy tones for the cooler time of year when the days get short and unpleasant. This autumn, the Graf von Faber-Castell Collection is releasing selected classics in olive green, violet blue and cognac to provide feel-good companions for dull autumn days.
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The Perfect Pencil in magnum format
Timeless, classic, elegant – and now also available in black: The Perfect Pencil in magnum format
Autumn brings with it a desire for shades that radiate strength and depth. That makes this the right time to present the Perfect Pencil – the magnum from the Graf von Faber-Castell Collection – in a colour that unites all these elements: black. The look may be new, but the absolute functionality remains: the Perfect Pencil provides ideal support when writing or sketching. The cap has a PVD coating made of titanium, which makes the surface change colour elegantly from light to dark. The protective cap doubles up as a pencil extender and incorporates a sharpener that can be extracted with a simple pull. Under the cap of the coronet there is a replaceable eraser that makes correction quick and easyDownload image (jpg)
Deep-black elegance: the Black Edition
Autumn brings with it a desire for shades that radiate strength and depth. That makes this the right time to present three stylish writing instruments from the Graf von FaberCastell Collection in a colour that unites both of these elements: black.
Timeless, classic, elegant – and now also available in black: the Perfect Pencil in magnum size
Dark beauties: The classic Macassar series
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The Classic Macassar series
Dark precious woods are in greater demand than ever. Combined with metal, they now create a strong connection: the classic writing implements of the Graf von Faber-Castell Collection have a completely new complexion, with a finely channelled shaft of expressive, grainy Macassar wood. The front and end pieces are adorned with a light-dark-alternating PVD coating made of titanium.