The story of "the $40 pencil."

Learn why folks were paying $40 to get their hands on John Steinbeck's favorite pencil.

DESKTOP SHARPENER

Pencil point perfection with a unique sharpening system.

LAB 11.25.22

Introducing our new matte gold ferrule and soft eraser. Includes two packs of replacement erasers.

LAB 11.25.22

Introducing our new matte gold ferrule and soft eraser.

Desktop sharpener

Pencil point perfection with a unique sharpening system

The HØVEL Pencil Sharpening Plane

A pencil-sized hand plane that gives you complete control over your pencil's point.

The Core Lineup

Our signature graphite pencils: 602, Matte, Pearl & Natural. Experience the Blackwing difference.

Firm graphite

Soft graphite

Balanced graphite

Extra-firm graphite

The Core Lineup

Our signature graphite pencils: 602, Matte, Pearl & Natural. Experience the Blackwing difference.

Firm graphite

Soft graphite

Balanced graphite

Extra-firm graphite

Rediscover the Pencil and Paper Experience

Get started with Blackwing. Check out our graphite guide to find out which of our pencils is best suited for your creative needs.

Rediscover the Pencil and Paper Experience

Get started with Blackwing. Check out our graphite guide to find out which of our pencils is best suited for your creative needs.

Notebooks

Explore our Blackwing paper from pocket-sized pads to large sketchbooks. Available in a variety of styles, sizes, and paper-types.

Notebooks

Explore our Blackwing paper from pocket-sized pads to large sketchbooks. Available in a variety of styles, sizes, and paper-types.

Vol. 55 - The Golden Ratio Pencil

The Blackwing 55 celebrates the Golden Ratio. It’s a reminder to slow down and savor the beauty around us.

Past Volumes Releases

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Vol. 55 - The Golden Ratio Pencil

The Blackwing 55 celebrates the Golden Ratio. It’s a reminder to slow down and savor the beauty around us.

Past Volumes Releases

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What others are saying

The Creative Community

From illustrators to artisans, writers to craftspeople get to know our talented ambassadors and see what they create using Blackwings.

Author / Illustrator

Luthier

Woodworker

Author / Illustrator

Author / Illustrator

Luthier

Woodworker

Author / Illustrator

The Creative Community

From illustrators to artisans, writers to craftspeople get to know our talented ambassadors and see what they create using Blackwings.

Accessories

Sharpeners, erasers, apparel and more to complement your analog lifestyle.

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Accessories

Sharpeners, erasers, apparel and more to complement your analog lifestyle.

Collaborations

We've teamed up with iconic brands, culture makers, and historic institutions to create special collaborations that tell unique stories.

Blackwing x Image Comics

Blackwing x Timeless Coffee

Collaborations

We've teamed up with iconic brands, culture makers, and historic institutions to create special collaborations that tell unique stories.

Blackwing x Image Comics

Blackwing x Timeless Coffee