ENDURING DESIGN

Essentially unchanged after 40 years, the safari shows the power of strong design

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The safari was originally designed for school kids, meaning the pen needed to be sturdy and resilient, so the product testers did what anyone would do: they put it in a school bag and threw it out the window.

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In a world of annual updates and constant change, it's reassuring to know that some things are made to last....
In a world of annual updates and constant change, it's reassuring to know that some things are made to last. Four decades after it was first revealed, the LAMY safari fountain pen is still going strong, essentially unchanged after so many years. That kind of lasting design is worth celebrating, so LAMY's Marco Achenbach reflected the safari's origins, what made it stand out, and...
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