Made in Germany since 1928. The Bauhaus School of Art & Design inspired the unification of art with craft while embracing new technologies for mass production. Arguably the most celebrated design school in history, Bauhaus thinkers felt the world needed to be fundamentally and critically re-thought, bringing “art into industry”. Good design became defined by minimalism and simplicity, this thinking and aesthetic approach to design has had a huge influence on rOtring design. These high quality pens are made from metal and acrylics. These pens are for wordsmithing, hand lettering, writing, calligraphy, drawing, and art.