To me this is a fairly straightforward orange, with just a hint of tomato in it. It's very pretty, and quite bold -- bright, but not in the highlighter-bright sense. It writes a ni... view morece line. (I wouldn't call it any shade of grapefruit, but the name is more distinctive than "orange peel," I guess.) view less
Reddish orange. No, orangish red. No . . . wait . . .
WHATEVER it is, this is a terrific color that I haven't seen anywhere else. Behaves well. I have used it only in fine and medium nibs so far. Will be interesting to see if my opini... view moreon on the color changes AGAIN when I try it in a broad. view less
KWZ Grapefruit is my favorite orange ink. I keep my Pilot Lucina inked with it at all times. It's super smooth, luscious, and shades beautifully. The color is a dark reddish orange... view morethat is easily read and pleasant to look at. It has a clarity and brightness that makes it feel like a happy color but isn't silly or glaring. I also love the vanilla-y smell. view less
If you have any questions, please drop us a line with your question.
About the shop
Supplying analog writing instruments and accessories since 1938. Third generation family-owned store based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mike was trained by his grandfather, dad, and uncle to continue the family business of all things pens, inks, and paper.