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Blackwing 24

Volumes by Blackwing - Vol. 24

To round out the first year of the Blackwing Volumes program, we wanted to pay tribute to one of our personal heroes, John Steinbeck. Designed under the guidance of his son, accomplished author Thomas Steinbeck, we’ve attempted to create what would have been John Steinbeck’s ideal pencil.
Our Day with Steinbeck

Our Day with Steinbeck

He entered the room with a presence befitting of his pedigree. His slicked-back hair and low-cropped beard had long since conceded their color, but his eyes were still piercing blue. His baritone was rugged but gentle: “I understand you’ve come here to talk about my father.”
Roll-on Printing

The Process Behind the Blackwing 1138

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Blackwing 1138

Introducing Volume 1138

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The Background and Design Behind Vol. 725

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Blackwing Volumes Intro Video

The Making of the Blackwing Volumes Launch Film

Last week, we unveiled Volumes, our new limited edition pencil…