For more than a century, a family company nested in the Italian Dolomites has remained relentlessly curious about perfecting the deeply personal – often magical – relationship between paper and the human mind. Since beginning our quest for perfection in 1912, we have watched words – and the countless hours devoted to them – become devalued by abundance. ‘Progress’ has often come at the price of values, meaning and truth. Far from representing a suspension of progress, Montegrappa pens exist so that connoisseurs of thought and devotees of words may savour the luxury of slowing time down. Many of our friends and rivals delight in celebrating pens as relics of days gone by. With the greatest of respect, we beg to differ. Whereas others portray themselves as keepers of tradition, Montegrappa remains steadfastly committed to the tradition of innovation. Take a journey through some of the landmark moments that have shaped a century of convention-defying excellence…