Tag Archives: Mechanical Pencils

Propelling Pencils

Propelling pencil

Are propelling pencils the same as mechanical pencils? There has long been the debate as to whether a mechanical pencil is indeed the same as a propelling pencil. Here in the UK I would say that many years ago I would always refer to one of these as a “propelling pencil” whilst at school, and […]

Luxury Mechanical Pencils for Drawing

One of our best luxury mechanical pencils for drawing has to be our Mark II Brass Mechanical Pencil, which has been newly re-launched due to high demand from existing customers.   Comprising of a solid brass body and a weight of around 22grams, customers have for a while now been asking “Where did it go?” […]

Norman Foster uses our pencils

Norman Foster has become a customer of Nicholas Hemingway’s Handmade Mechanical Pencils! I was recently blown away when an order came through our website from the world famous architect Lord Norman Foster. Having been to university and studied architecture myself I was always an admirer of his works and had no idea that one day he […]