Must Have Stationery
About Must Have Stationery
Must Have Stationery is a website showcasing the best in stationery, arts, and creative tools from Japan and beyond.
Since 2022, we’ve made it our mission to source high-quality fine writing tools, student essentials, office supplies, and more. If you’re not sure where to start, check out our Start Here section.
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Pens, pencils, markers, calligraphy, inks, fine liners, colored pencils, and more.
Notebooks, folders, pencil cases, desk organizers, sketchbooks, and more.
Hobonichi, Kokuyo, MUJI, Erin Condren, Simplified, Moleskine, and more.
Ink stains are a common issue for fountain pen users, artists, or anyone who uses a pen. It can ruin your clothes and other surfaces or leave blotches on your skin for long periods. Whether it’s from a leaky pen or an accidental spill, dealing with ink stains can be frustrating. Fortunately, there are several…
Fountain pen ink cartridges are a convenient way to fill a fountain pen with less mess than other filling systems. However, there may be times when you want to remove an ink cartridge before the ink has run out, which can create a mess if done incorrectly. But there’s a proper way to remove and…
Fountain pens are one of the most fascinating writing instruments ever invented. The fountain pen revolutionized writing as it allowed people to write continuously without having to dip their pens every few words. Today, most fountain pens are fed ink either through cartridges, converters, or an internal filling system. However, many fountain pen enthusiasts like to…
After hearing so many great things about Stationery Pal, I finally decided to make an order. Continue reading for my Stationery Pal haul. A lot of Stationery Pal’s products are very kawaii. And while I appreciate kawaii culture and products, it’s not really my style. Even living in Japan didn’t make me jump on the…
Most beginner fountain pen users may not know that there are multiple types of pens with various fountain pen filling systems. The three filling systems are cartridges, converters, and built-in mechanisms. Each type has pros and cons, and the one you choose most likely depends on your experience level, how much cleaning and maintenance you…
Fountain pens are the most sought-after and favorite writing tool of many writing and stationery lovers. But unlike ballpoint pens, you must regularly refill your fountain pens with ink. There are multiple ways you can refill your pen, but a favorite remains ink cartridges. Known for their compact and mess-free design, they are portable and…