Think of minimalistic fountain pens, and the brand name of Lamy is called to mind. The latest fountain pen range that has emerged from Lamy’s Premium trove is the Lamy imporium. Designed by Mario Bellini, the award-winning imporium comes in 3 designs: the Lamy imporium TiPt (titanium matt), Lamy imporium BlkBlk (black matt/black), and the Lamy imporium BlkAu (black matt/gold). This year, the pen has won the iF Design Award in the “Writing Instruments” category.
Impeccably engineered from the nib to the clip, the pen features a straight-lined body which is guilloche all around. The section towards the nib has guilloche patterns all the way across the section. The nib itself is a two-tone nib, made of 14K gold across the slit to the tip, and the rest of the nib being PVD-coated (PVD stands for Physical Vapour Deposition). Contrasting the guilloche body is the smooth screw-off cap featuring a glossy clip, either in platinum, gold, or black (PVD).
Here are the 3 different models available:
Model 093: LAMY imporium TiPt
The Lamy imporium TiPt fountain pen has a titanium matt body, refined with PVD. It is accented by a glossy clip made of polished galvanized platinum. It retails in Singapore at S$765.
Model 060: LAMY imporium BlkAu
The Lamy imporium BlkAu fountain pen has a black matt finish on its body. “Au” is the chemical name for “gold”. The cap is accented by a galvanized gold clip, and there are also gold accent rings on the section and the end of the barrel. Its retail price in Singapore is S$765.
Model 092: LAMY imporium BlkBlk
The Lamy imporium BlkBlk fountain pen is all black except for the slit of the nib. The entire body has a black matt finish using refined PVD, except for the clip, which is polished. The retail price is S$738.30.
The imporium fountain pen is available in Singapore in nib sizes of extra-fine, fine, medium, and broad. In addition to the fountain pen, the imporium range also includes a rollerball, ballpoint, and mechanical pencil for all models.
Add a Lamy fountain pen to your collection today! The imporium can be purchased at all 4 Lamy stores in Singapore, as well as selected authorized retailers.
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