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Drawing with the Broad Side of a Mechanical Pencil
Mechanical pencils have traditionally been used for writing and drafting, however they are also incredible tools for drawing and sketching with. ...
September 03, 2018
Inspiration Series - David Mellor
Welcome back to our continuing series on the artists, designers, and architects that inspire us here at Modern Fuel. We’ve taken a look at two hug...
August 27, 2018
Inspiration Series - Dieter Rams
In our last post we switched gears a little to kick off a series of entries on designers, artists, and architects who inspire our work at Modern F...
August 20, 2018
The Benefits of Minimalism
The concept of minimalism has been steadily gaining popularity. The idea of living with less material possessions and streamlining one’s life to t...
August 13, 2018
Inspiration Series - John Pawson
We’ve written here at length about the inspiration we draw from the world of aircraft and aerospace engineering, and how we put that into our prod...
August 06, 2018
Getting Smarter Through Writing by Hand
In this digital age where typing rules the written word, there’s something refreshing, sublime even, about picking up a nice pen or pencil and put...
August 02, 2018
How to Choose The Right Mechanical Pencil for You
With the wide array of mechanical pencils available to the average consumer, choosing just the right one might seem like a daunting task. Ther...
July 30, 2018
Writing Tools Inspired by the Aerospace Industry
If you’re wondering why we have such a commitment to bringing aerospace ideas to our line of writing tools, it’s because our founder Andrew...
July 23, 2018
The Pencil Killer: Will Tablets Do Away With Writing tools?
The advent of the do-it-all tablet, that miniature computer we can take with us anywhere, seems to render things like writing by hand obsol...
July 16, 2018
Inspiration Series - Pencil Artists
At Modern Fuel we take pride in designing and making our products with high levels of precision, attention to detail and quality and we are inspi...
July 05, 2018
The Benefits Of Writing By Hand
Writing by hand, with pencil and paper, still has a place in today’s world. And we aren’t just saying that because we sell pencils; the science is ...
July 02, 2018
What’s in Your Pocket > What’s On Your Wrist
Most of those in the working world, particularly the corporate sphere, are familiar with terms like “power suit,” or “power tie.” People even ta...
June 25, 2018
Want to get more done? Write it down.
In an earlier post, we went over the general benefits of writing things by hand: increased recall, higher engagement of certain areas of th...
June 18, 2018
Writing Tools made from Aerospace Materials
It isn’t exactly a giant logical leap to understand the appeal of metal as a component. The skeletons of skyscrapers are put together from girde...
June 11, 2018