The pen is said to be mightier than the sword. This is an old adage extolling the power of communication, of words, their democracy, their universality.
Everyone can wield a pen to express their point of view and emotions, to assert an impact on the world. Writing enables people to leave traces of their lives, to tell their stories, to make a mark.
Founded in 1906, Montblanc is synonymous with refined writing culture. They offer quality luxury products of traditional craftsmanship, functional benefit and beauty. Montblanc offers products crafted with passion by master artisans, reflecting the high expectations of its customers.
Especially valuable in this modern age of technology, handwriting is a personal art form that gives expression to individual thoughts with a unique aesthetic.
Montblanc wishes to inspire people to write by providing the instruments with which to create, to leave their own mark. Like a Stradivarius or a Steinway, Montblanc instruments are precisely geared, finely tuned artistic creations.
Montblanc pays homage to humanity’s great writers, artists, explorers and achievers with its limited-edition High Artistry collections. Montblanc wishes to celebrate through its writing instruments the power of the hand to communicate more than just words.
Montblanc: Inspire Writing tells the remarkable story of a pioneering Maison striving since its very inception to inspire people to write, to let their thoughts flow across a page, to leave their mark, pen in hand.
Journalist and author Alex Fury, punctuates the book with archive images, and documents. Striking new product visuals by photographer Laziz Hamani reveals the multifaceted identity of Montblanc. It is the writing instrument for people who strive for excellence and dare to make their individual mark with signature flair and style.
It also reminds us of the power of handwriting and the traces of humanity found in every letter inked on paper.
Montblanc pens are in fact instruments, finely tuned artistic creations that serve as tools for the creative endeavors of others. With each of its editions, Montblanc continues to excite new creativity through the memory of creatives that have gone before. This includes those who still create today – galvanizing others toward leaving their own mark, one handwritten word at a time.
Synonymous with excellence in craftsmanship and design, Montblanc has been pushing the boundaries of innovation ever since the Maison first revolutionized the culture of writing in 1906.
Ingenuity and imagination continue to be driving forces for the Maison today. This includes writing instruments, watches, leather goods, new technologies and accessories.
Through the skills of the Maison’s artisans, the iconic emblem has become the ultimate seal of performance, quality and an expression of sophisticated style.
As part of its on-going commitment to elevating and support those who strive to leave their mark, Montblanc continues to assert its encouragement of education programs around the world and initiatives that inspire people to express their full potential.
For more information visit www.montblanc.com.