Ink Tone: Charcoal Blue Characteristics: Ashy, calming, shaded, dusty, sombre
Tucked away from the busy streets of Piccadilly Circus, lives a quiet bookshop that houses an enchanting collection of rare and fine prints. These literary treasures are kept safe in this quaint, yet architecturally detailed shop, with each hand-carved telling it’s own version of the same beautiful story. We then enter the shop and become enamoured by the collection of curiosities that bring every shelf to life. Finally, we find a single book amongst this sea of treasures, only to get lost again in its textures, gold foiling, and illustrated details.
Enamoured by its antiquity, we’ve created this series to inspire you to write your own everlasting story with The Bookshoppe Collection of fountain pen inks.
• 38ml ink reservoir
• Rich and saturated tones
• Water-based and compatible with all fountain pens
• Signature brass cap
The latest Ferris Wheel Press fountain pen ink series takes us on a journey all the way to the acclaimed Piccadilly Circus region in London. This bustling hub and commercial district boasts an expansive thoroughfare and is part of the core of the city centre. The phrase “it's like Piccadilly Circus,” is commonly used in the UK to refer to a place or situation which is extremely busy with people. It has been said that a person who stays long enough at Piccadilly Circus will eventually bump into everyone they know. Within the bustling district on an offshoot street, lives a bookshop that could be easily missed. For those paying attention, they will discover this quiet gem which houses a collection of rare and fine prints. All of the treasures and untold stories found here became the inspiration for The Bookshoppe Collection, our newest series of fountain pen inks arriving in the fall and winter of 2021. In this collection, we start by appreciating the architectural charm of a vintage bookshop as we peruse the streetscape. We then enter the shop and become enamoured by the collection of curiosities that bring every shelf to life. Finally, we pick up a single book from the shelf to appreciate the craftsmanship of antique bookbinding.
• Bartender bear from Misguided Mistletoe, and Mirror Mirror of Moraine, Dusk in Bloom, etc, has travelled all the way to UK to work as the shopkeep
• Windows dressed with stationery treasures, including a wrought-iron Pearl letterpress printing machine, the same one we have in our studio
• Vintage iron book press, same one we have in studio
• Parisian inspired tiling on the front facade
Wonderland 222 planners and notebooks have numbered pages and both books include an index and key.
For those of you that love the idea of bullet journaling but do not have the time to draw out your reoccurring planning layouts like the monthly and weekly layouts, you are still able to index your notes, lists, goals with the convenience of having your layouts ready made.
Schedule in your appointments on your weekly layouts and reference the page number in the undated dailies for your meeting notes. Index all your lists, brain dumps, future logs, illustrations, journal entries etc. If you are like me, I like to know exactly where I can find my meeting notes and future planning logs!
Tomoe River Paper is ultra thin at 52gsm, ultra smooth and incredibly fountain pen and watercolor friendly. We chose this paper for our planner and notebook not only to provide a fine writing experience but also for functionality. We wanted our books to be lightweight, flexible and portable. For first time users of Tomoe River Paper, you will notice the paper is slightly transparent and as you write, plan, watercolor through your planner or notebook you will see your book expand with your words and illustrations. You will also get to experience, what many find endearing, that magic “crinkle”.