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Inspiration Series - Dieter Rams

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...
The Benefits of Minimalism

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...
Inspiration Series - John Pawson

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...
Getting Smarter Through Writing by Hand

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 pu...
why handwritten notes are important to your career

Why Handwritten Notes Are Important to Your Career

Modern humans often use computers, tablets, or smartphones for their notetaking needs, trading in pens for keyboards in the name of efficiency. We...
How to Choose The Right Mechanical Pencil for You

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...
6 Ways You Can Improve Your Handwriting Skills

6 Ways You Can Improve Your Handwriting Skills

Handwriting is a skill that has depreciated over time, becoming less important as we use computers more and more. Though many schools are focusing...
Writing Tools Inspired by the Aerospace Industry

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...
A Brief Overview on Handwriting Analysis

A Brief Overview on Handwriting Analysis

Handwriting is like a fingerprint—no one else will ever have the same longhand as you. Handwriting is an identifier, and many people believe that ...
The Pencil Killer: Will Tablets Do Away With Writing tools?

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 obsolete...
Inspiration Series - Pencil Artists

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...
The Benefits Of Writing By Hand

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...
What’s in Your Pocket > What’s On Your Wrist

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...
The Role Handwriting Plays in Improving Your Memory

The Role Handwriting Plays in Improving Your Memory

It can be argued, perhaps, that we can better translate our true thoughts onto a page than through audible interactions. Writing allows you to fil...