Christoph Schnug is a product and graphic designer, owner of Studio C. He has created the concept of our innovative range of QS Peak and Pattern pens and designed most of our DS models. The new QS30 also comes from his drawing board. His designs rank among the most successful in the industry and his work has been awarded with numerous international prizes. Read More
Patagonia is a promise. The name alone conjures up images of wild natural landscapes at the end of the earth like no other. In keeping with this name and the promises it entails, it should come as little surprise that the company Patagonia does things slightly differently to everyone else. This is the story of an attempt to stay true to one’s self. Read More
Although making sweeping statements, or being full of “hot air” as we say, isn’t perhaps very Swiss, we often have the feeling that the rest of the world only recognises the air pockets in our most famous dairy export and is happy to refer to just about every cheese with holes as Emmentaler. Read More
Procrastinatorsare creative heads. It’s official. And not only because we can be pretty imaginative when it comes to putting something off that definitely needs doing. We also allow our thoughts to work in peace in the hope that they will report back with something original and fresh. Read More
Don’t yet think about the printing with which you will be leaving yourmark on your writing instrument. And forget for the moment that you can of course choose a special colour for the casing. Because even if you were to ignore all of these personalisation options, 1,319,648 different configurations are possible for the DS9. Now that’s a lot. And each one tells its story differently. The choice is yours. Read More
It was night-time over the Atlantic, on a red-eye flight from New York to London, and Alessandro Merga (27) would have loved to have stopped the plane right where it was – the night sky was crystal clear and the Milky Way was too beautiful to be true. Read More
Ray Donnelly (57) is tall and slim. He moves like Barack Obama and talks like George Clooney. Ray was a successful basketball player in his time, picking up a Player of the Year award in California’s Orange County and going on to become a star in the US college league. Read More
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