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Trend palette. Writing as lifestlye.

Even the occasional writer realizes the complex interaction between the world that surrounds us, the thoughts that inspire us and the stories and notes we put on paper. design06 reflects this year's trending colors. Let yourself be inspired!


At home in the Black Forest. Bound to preserve nature.

Sustainable manufacturing is an essential part of the Otto Hutt philosophy. For our high quality writing instruments, we rely on a limited number of raw materials throughout the manufacturing process. How we manage to forego plastics in our production?


Mark Braun: unparalleled design

In 2020, Otto Hutt will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a very special anniversary edition. None other than German star designer Mark Braun has created the limited-edition fountain pen. The portrait of an extraordinary product designer.


Technology meets design.

The anniversary fountain pen for Otto Hutt is Mark Braun’s first design for a writing instrument. To avoid letting the manufacturing process restrict his creativity, the designer chose a consciously free approach during the design process. But what characterises Bauhaus-oriented design?


Shaped by traditional craftsmanship

Precise craftsmanship and functional design define the essence of the Otto Hutt company – 100 years ago, today, and in its future development.

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Work in style: Black S.O.H.O. chic.

We’ll tell you how to shift your Small Office Home Office (S.O.H.O.) to the creative New York district of SoHo with just a few changes.


The art of precise drawing.

A precise writing instrument is the basic prerequisite for every highly accurate drawing and therefore a significant criterion for technical innovation.


Creative writing as an art and appreciation of handwriting

Calligraphy has shaped the 7,500-year history of writing and is still egarded as a valued form of art today. But it's not just about the visual design of letters. Like any form of knowledge transfer, the art of writing has its roots in its content.

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The fountain pen as a fashion piece

Fashion has many facets, and accessories have long been part of excellent style. But a fountain pen as a fashion item? Does that work? Of course it does, and an individual writing device even has plenty of trend potential.


Digital detox: Get offline and relax

The constant medial barrage is ever-present, and thanks to the internet and smartphones, it’s nearly impossible to escape – we are consistently bombarded with information, news, and images. What helps: A digital detox to get away from online stress.


Guilloche: Rediscovered craftsmanship

An extraordinary engraving technique that is only very rarely used today. Developed more than 300 years ago, the procedure was place on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list in 2015. Why our guilloche writing devices are truly special.


Praising the handwritten

The new joy in writing: There are many reasons to regularly pick up a pen and paper. In our journal, we explain why writing by hand is not only enjoyable, but also makes you smart.