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30 Low-Tech Writing Tools

From Lyrical Pencil Packs to Metallic Pen Accessories

— May 5, 2015 — Art & Design
These low-tech writing tools range from lyrical pencil packs to pen accessories that are intricately crafted. While the days of traditional stationary supplies may be long gone thanks to tablets, laptops and smartphones, traditional writing tools continue to appeal to fans of well-crafted and authentic products.

Reviving nostalgia, these novelty pencils and collectible pens may remind one of school days or objects found in their parents' home offices. Despite of its digital stylus replacement, traditional pens are becoming more coveted by consumers with an appreciation of artisanal products. These lovers of nostalgia are willing to invest in handcrafted writing tools and pencil packs with a pop culture inspiration.

Standouts from this list include pen accessories that mimic makeup packaging and pencils that are adorned with mixologist-approved recipes.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Stimulating Scented Pencils
Stimulating Scented Pencils
Take Wonderfully Scented Notes with This Collection of Yummy Supplies
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28
Weighted Writing Tools
Weighted Writing Tools
The Yulasha Pen Has Been Tweaked to Avoid Rolling onto the Ground
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27
Wine-Filled Writing Tools
Wine-Filled Writing Tools
Winery Casa Mariol Attracts Business Partners with Intoxicating Pens
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26
Camera-Inspired Writing Tools
Camera-Inspired Writing Tools
The Camera Pen Makes Shutter Sounds and Flashes When Clicked
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25
Custom Counterbalancing Pens
Custom Counterbalancing Pens
CB + P by Bobby Davis Does Not Follow a One-Size-Fits-All Model
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24
Mixology-Themed Writing Tools
Mixology-Themed Writing Tools
This Classic Cocktails Pencil Set Celebrates Refined Drink Recipes
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23
Pro-Narcotic Slogan Pencils
Pro-Narcotic Slogan Pencils
Sharpen Your 'Cool to Do Drugs' Pencil and Watch Its Message Change
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22
Pressure-Perceptive Writing Tools
Pressure-Perceptive Writing Tools
The YuFu is a Stylus Containing a Pressure Sensitive Fine Tip
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21
Percussion Writing Tools
Percussion Writing Tools
Perform Drum Solos During Lunch Breaks With Drumstick Pencils
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20
Vibrating Writing Tools
Vibrating Writing Tools
The Lernstift Pen Alerts People When They Have Made a Spelling Mistake
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19
Sitcom Romance Writing Tools
Sitcom Romance Writing Tools
The Teenage Power Couple Pencil Set Pays Tribute to Darling Duos
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18
Sleek Aluminum Writing Tools
Sleek Aluminum Writing Tools
The Baux Pen is Made Using Bic Brand Parts
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17
Gambling Writing Tools
Gambling Writing Tools
The Pencil Dice is Both Practical and Fun
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16
Coarse Language Pencils
Coarse Language Pencils
These Comical Swearing Pencil Designs Hope to Encourage You to Write
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15
Makeup Inspired Writing Tools
Makeup Inspired Writing Tools
The Lipstick Ballpoint Pen from Fred Flare is Cleverly Deceiving
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14
Rapper Quote Pencils
Rapper Quote Pencils
The Kanye Pencil Set Features Quotes Said by the Hip Hop Superstar
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13
Retro Game Office Supplies
Retro Game Office Supplies
These Pac-Man Pencil Top Erasers Will Add Fun to Your Work Routine
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12
Travel-Themed Writing Tools
Travel-Themed Writing Tools
The Journey Pencil Takes Writers on a Trip Around The Globe
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11
Deceptive Hybrid Writing Tools
Deceptive Hybrid Writing Tools
This Wooden Mechanical Pencil Combines Two Types of Writing Tools
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10
Touch-Sensitive Writing Tools
Touch-Sensitive Writing Tools
Pen by Wenhao Wang is a Subtly Hi-Tech Piece of Stationery
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9
Organic Writing Tools
Organic Writing Tools
The Sprout Pen Creates Natural Penmanship
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8
Pen-Transforming Styluses
Pen-Transforming Styluses
The MORE/REAL Stylus Cap is Super Practical
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7
Hi-Tech Writing Tools
Hi-Tech Writing Tools
The Filipe Lima 'Rollpen' for the 'Design the Perfect Pen' Competition
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6
Scrappy Writing Tools
Scrappy Writing Tools
Ariane Prin Creates Eco-Friendly Pencils Made Out of Sawdust
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5
Tech-Savvy Writing Tools
Tech-Savvy Writing Tools
The USB Flash Drive Pen Keeps Your Files on Hand
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4
Sculptural Inkless Pens
Sculptural Inkless Pens
The Pininfarina Cambiano Inkless Pen Features a Beautiful Design Aesthetic
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3
Multi-Tool Styluses
Multi-Tool Styluses
The Monteverde One Touch Stylus Tool Pen is Digital and Analog
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2
Lyrical Diva Superstar Pencils
Lyrical Diva Superstar Pencils
A Set of Queen Beyonce Pencils is a Necessity for True Fans
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1
Exacerbated Exclamation Pencils
Exacerbated Exclamation Pencils
These Foul-Mouthed Statement Pencils are Fed Up
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