Montblanc has introduced a new collection of pens, was working on Marc Newson, the legendary industrial designer working in Apple. In the history of Montblanc, by the way, this is the first case of cooperation with a visiting specialist.
The new Montblanc presents five items: pen, ball pen, Rollerball pen, stylus and a special capillary pen for drawings. Housing pens traditionally finished in black resin and decorated with a white emblem of the brand. For proper balancing handles their inner part is made of coated ruthenium metal. In the cap of the pen has a built-in magnet mechanism-a latch.
Pen is sold in the Montblanc boutique in London, from September they will be in stores the brand worldwide. Approximate price — $ 400.
Marc Newson was born in Australia but for the last 18 years in London. Since September last year, he works in a team under the leadership of Jonathan Ive senior Vice President design. According to reports, Newson, together with YWAM developed the design of “smart” watches Apple Watch.
Newson is friends with YWAM many years. Together they created a number of projects, many of which were sold at auction. Examples include a charity auction, organized by the lead singer of the band U2 Bono, one of the founders of the Foundation RED, in November 2013. Then known designers-curated selection of lots, many of which they created themselves. In particular, the red Mac Pro was sold for almost a million dollars.
In 2010, Time magazine included Marc Newson in the list of 100 most influential people of the year.