Fountain pens are back in fashion as millennials in search of a

first_imgFountain pens are back in fashion as millennials turn to handwriting in an attempt to escape the digital age, according to market insiders. Director of… She added: “Writing has become an escape for the younger generation from their digital lives.” The fountain pen is enjoying a fresh renaissance with sales of the classic writing instrument rising, a trend which experts are crediting to youngsters wanting to find an “antidote” to their increasingly digital lives.  Wendy Vickery, marketing director at stationary company Pentel UK, said young people are increasingly “keen to put down their smartphones and pick up a pen to write letters, notes and messages to loved ones, friends and colleagues.” last_img read more