specs vol. 1

 
Intro

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.

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Giving everyday life a new form
Interview

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.

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Rediscovering familiar objects
Thinking Tools

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.

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Thinking Tools

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.

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Overcoming the limits of technical feasibility
Lamy backstage

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.

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Backpacking through Thailand
Stories

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 ...”

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The Magic of Handwriting
Stories

The Magic of Handwriting

by Vivien Schubert www.absolute-brightside.de

"Paper absorbs our emotions. Those of the writer and those of the recipient.”

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Calculated imperfection
Stories

Calculated imperfection

„The Heidelberg Series“ by Dan Hogman www.instagram.com/danhogman

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