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Dylan Goes Electric - 50 Years ago Today

If you’ve been following us for the past few months, you probably…

The Background and Design Behind Vol. 725

The Background When Andrew Combs was in town last summer, he…
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The Making of the Blackwing Volumes Launch Film

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

Introducing "Volumes" - Limited Edition Blackwing Pencils

One of the most common questions we get is, “What does the…
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Answering the "Why" Question

The past few weeks have been weeks of discovery. When we set…

Blackwings in the New Yorker's Comma Queen Series Premiere

Yesterday, the New Yorker launched Comma Queen, a web series…

Clive Thompson on the Typing vs. Writing Debate

“Type as quickly as you can, and always carry a pencil.” We’ve…

Responsible, Sustainable Forestry at the Collins Almanor Forest

A few months back, I had the opportunity to explore the Collins…

John Clang's The Land of My Heart

Postcards to a middle-aged nation Photographer John Clang’s…

Inside the Songwriting Process with Ted Russell Kamp - "Crystal Clear"

This is a project that has been a year in the making. It started…

Introducing Blackwing Music

Today is an exciting day for Palomino and the entire Blackwing…

What is Blackwing? A Short Film Featuring Andrew Combs

Blackwing is more than just a pencil. This is something we've…

Hand-Eye Supply - DIY in PDX

While in Portland earlier this month, we had a chance to stop…

Moises Chiullan's "Borrowed Blackwings"

This week, Moises Chiullan, storyteller, marketer, film buff,…

Nick Sickelton on Lettering, Analog and Blackwing Pencils

Nick Sickelton is a master of the alphabet. Now, I know what…