Press

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Sandra Suppa 
Corporate Communication

Antje Röder 
Product- and Marketingcommunication

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New favourite desk organisers: elephants in grey nubuck leather

Our new little elephants in nubuck leather will add eye-catching appeal to your desk or shelf, while holding clutter at bay. Inside are flexible compartments made of high-quality Italian wool that give you space for corralling pens, cards, notes and other small items. Each one is carefully crafted by hand at a small factory in Italy. As the wonderfully soft nubuck leather ages, it will take on an authentic patina, giving your elephant an even more delightful and unique look the longer you have it.

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Everything where it should be: the new cashmere leather accessories

The new large and small cashmere leather accessories are as practical to use as they are beautiful to look at. Each is made of embossed grain Italian calfskin leather, stitched with perfectly matched thread and featuring a lining of soft Alcantara.

Writing case
Keep your documents, letters and favourite pen all organised in this beautifully crafted writing case made of the most supple cashmere leather. This sleek new writing case by Graf von Faber-Castell combines purist design with the sensual feel of leather and also features a soft Alcantara interior lining. There are two lightweight sizes to choose from – one fits in a briefcase for going to the office, while the other can be kept in a purse.

Credit card case
Whether you’re going around the corner or around the world, this handy credit card case in black or dark brown leather holds all your essentials. It has space for eight cards and your personal ID card, as well as a coin pouch lined in orange. The practical pleat allows you to open the coin pouch wide enough to easily find the correct change. A zip keeps it all safe.

Coin purse
Taking just the essentials? This coin purse is designed to carry your credit cards as well just in case you run out of cash. Available in black or dark brown leather.

Travel case
Here is your new all-rounder: this travel case with zip holds not only your favourite pens and pencils, but also other important items such as a charging cable for your smartphone, sunglasses or even your jewellery. Available in black or dark brown leather.

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Add a touch of luxury to your desk: Anello rose gold

Special occasions deserve a personal note – handwritten, of course. When writing Christmas cards to our friends and family, we gladly take a little more time to choose not only our words with care, but our writing instrument as well. The elegant Anello rose gold edition will become your new favourite. The fountain pen, ballpoint pen, twist ballpoint pen and twist pencil all feature black precious resin segments separated by fine rose gold rings, which is what gives this series its name: “anello” is Italian for “ring”. The cap, end piece and spring-loaded clip shimmer in 18-carat rose gold plating, creating a striking contrast with the deep black barrel. The transitions between the dark, shiny precious resin segments and the fine precious metal rings are barely noticeable – a perfect tactile combination that allows the pens to rest comfortably in the hand.
The sophisticated fountain pen, which is equipped with an 18-carat, hand-inscribed bicolour gold nib, provides a unique writing experience. It is available in six nib sizes and with a practical cartridge converter system. Thanks to its exquisitely smooth-running precision tip, the rollerball pen is a comfortable alternative for everyday writing. The propelling ballpoint pen with a large-capacity cartridge and the propelling pencil with a replaceable eraser under the end cap have become constant companions for jotting down spontaneous notes. Every model is delivered in a gift case made from dark brown wood.

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Bentley and Graf von Faber-Castell launch an exclusive special collection

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Green light for a one-of-a-kind partnership: On 1 September, Bentley Motors and Graf von Faber-Castell are launching the “Graf von Faber-Castell for Bentley” collection – luxurious writing instruments and accessories that perfectly combine timeless design, passion for precision and superb craftsmanship.
The collection boasts three ranges of writing instruments and matching accessories. All products were jointly designed, developed and launched by Graf von Faber-Castell in close partnership with the Bentley team. This project is an exciting new experience for the German luxury brand, as it is the first time that Graf von Faber-Castell is working together with UK partners.

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Here to stay: Classics in statement colours

Writing instruments and accessories that set the tone in Viper Green, Gulf Blue, India Red

Timeless yet perfectly in fashion: the statement colours we all love are now setting the tone. Lush greens, blues and red shine auspiciously, invigorate and immediately play the fashionable lead role. But they don't only brighten up our wardrobes. We’re also bringing signal colours to your desk! The Graf von Faber-Castell Collection now has writing instruments and accessories for the workplace, briefcase and handbag in Viper Green, Gulf Blue and India Red. Incidentally, they are also classic motor racing colours that can therefore also send men’s hearts aflutter! The colourful ensemble includes the Guilloche fountain pen and Guilloche twist ballpoint pen. The writing instruments’ name comes from the grain guilloche, an intricate engraving procedure that enables the surface relief to change colour depending on how light hits it. Matching ink is available in an elegant bottle and as cartridges in a 20-pack gift set or folding six-pack.

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Imperium Romanum - Pen of the Year 2018

The Pen of the Year series began in 2003 and has established a firm place among connoisseurs of fine writing culture. 

These exclusive writing implements appear in limited editions and present unusual materials fashioned by hand with great skill. Each Pen of the Year tells a story of an epoch and people whose deeds made a strong impression on the
history of mankind. This year it centres on an empire that extended over three continents: Europe, Africa, and Asia. Even today, in the early 3rd millennium, it still exerts immeasurable influence on our world: the Imperium Romanum.

 

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German Design Award 2018

The Pen of the Year 2017 has been recognised by the German Design Council with the German Design Award in the category “Luxury Goods”. 

The international expert jury, consisting of brand experts from different disciplines, praised the “outstanding design quality” of the exclusive, limited-edition fountain pen: the titanium version of the Pen of the Year 2017 has an anthracite-coloured PVD coating that gives it a particularly masculine appearance. Matte grey smoked oak – the wood of choice for the construction of Viking boats – creates a striking contrast to the high-gloss metal surface which changes colour as it is being used (www.graf-von-faber-castell.com). The German Design Award recognises innovative products and projects, their manufacturers and designers that are pioneering in the German and international design landscape.

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Delicate tones: Classics in new autumn colours

Writing instruments and accessories now available in olive green, violet blue and cognac

Calm and comfort are the order of the day, whether at work, in a document folder or a handbag, thanks to writing implements and accessories in rich, soft and earthy tones for the cooler time of year when the days get short and unpleasant. This autumn, the Graf von Faber-Castell Collection is releasing selected classics in olive green, violet blue and cognac to provide feel-good companions for dull autumn days.

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The Perfect Pencil in magnum format

Timeless, classic, elegant – and now also available in black: The Perfect Pencil in magnum format

Autumn brings with it a desire for shades that radiate strength and depth. That makes this the right time to present the Perfect Pencil – the magnum from the Graf von Faber-Castell Collection – in a colour that unites all these elements: black. The look may be new, but the absolute functionality remains: the Perfect Pencil provides ideal support when writing or sketching. The cap has a PVD coating made of titanium, which makes the surface change colour elegantly from light to dark. The protective cap doubles up as a pencil extender and incorporates a sharpener that can be extracted with a simple pull. Under the cap of the coronet there is a replaceable eraser that makes correction quick and easy

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Deep-black elegance: the Black Edition

Autumn brings with it a desire for shades that radiate strength and depth. That makes this the right time to present three stylish writing instruments from the Graf von FaberCastell Collection in a colour that unites both of these elements: black.

Timeless, classic, elegant – and now also available in black: the Perfect Pencil in magnum size

Dark beauties: The classic Macassar series


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The Classic Macassar series

Dark beauties

Dark precious woods are in greater demand than ever. Combined with metal, they now create a strong connection: the classic writing implements of the Graf von Faber-Castell Collection have a completely new complexion, with a finely channelled shaft of expressive, grainy Macassar wood. The front and end pieces are adorned with a light-dark-alternating PVD coating made of titanium.

 

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