Writing by hand slows you down — in a good way. It produces more creative ideas and enhances learning. It makes you think things through as a pen doesn’t have a DELETE button. Writing with a fountain pen with a high quality nib enhances the process. Plus it’s just plain fun. The new Pelikan Herzstück 1928 can be roughly translated as centerpiece, core, heart or linchpin; an essential part of the creative process whether you’re writing the great American novel longhand as Mark Twain did, giving birth to a new song or writing out bulletpoints for your new business venture. The pen also marks the 90th Anniversary of Günther Wagner’s introduction of the first writing instrument based on the differential piston-filling mechanism. It was as high-tech in its day as VR is today; Pelikan.com.
With almost 20 years of experience in global marketing, strategic brand-building, innovative creative direction and disruptive, needle-moving partnerships and programming for some of the world’s leading brands, Christa Dabkowski is uniquely positioned to lead both consumer-facing brands and client-driven creative agency operations.
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.