- Dec 21, 2007
"For the first pen from French house Hermèsthe sleek, one-piece Nautilus, manufactured by Pilotartistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas tapped designer Marc Newson. "We share a fascination for simple shapes," says Dumas, who prizes the journals of his late father, Jean-Louis Dumas. "He used to say, 'If Hermès makes a pen, it must be capless.' When I met Newson, he took a capless pen out of his pocket. It was a sign." Hermès Nautilus Plume fountain pen, $1,650, Hermès New York "