specs vol. 1
Discover a whole new side to Lamy
Welcome to the online edition of LAMY specs! Our new magazine takes you into the exciting Lamy universe. You can read all the stories from the current issue of LAMY specs right here – or get the print magazine. You can then use the eponymous augmented reality app to discover exciting additional content and features.
Giving everyday life a new form
Creating things which are attractive but not extravagant, unpretentious but not boring, is always a challenge for designers. Jasper Morrison has found a perfect solution with his LAMY aion series of writing instruments.
Rediscovering familiar objects
The “thinking tools” exhibition provides insights into the Lamy design process. At the same time, it shines a light on the role of writing instruments as a medium and means of expression – prominently supported by Christoph Niemann.
Christoph Niemann x Lamy
Christoph Niemann’s great skill is to extract the unfamiliar from the familiar and to discover totally new things in everyday life. He applies light strokes as he effortlessly sketches out his subjects. This is based on an intensive process of devising, seeing, drawing and deciding, giving rise to his surprising ideas.
Overcoming the limits of technical feasibility
Designers and engineers must work closely together to achieve the perfect combination of aesthetic and function. Marco Achenbach, responsible for product management and development at Lamy, on the challenges he faces when developing new writing instruments.
Backpacking through Thailand
by Luise Morgeneyer, www.kleinstadtcarrie.net
“I had no great expectations. Thailand had never really attracted me – everybody seemed to go there. But I was surprised. By its nature, the people and, above all, the sunsets ...”
The Magic of Handwriting
by Vivien Schubert www.absolute-brightside.de
"Paper absorbs our emotions. Those of the writer and those of the recipient.”
„The Heidelberg Series“ by Dan Hogman www.instagram.com/danhogman