Among the stars
Montblanc’s new StarWalker collection is more than a writing instrument, it’s a call to reconnect with the planet
On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin went down in history as the first men to land on the moon and this year marks 50 years since this milestone moment in history. Commemorating these first steps on uncharted territory, Montblanc has launched a new StarWalker collection which expresses the wonders of space exploration. But given the need of our times, the new launch also serves as a reminder to preserve and cherish the planet.
Speaking at the launch at the Lone Star Museum in Houston, Texas, Montblanc CEO Nicolas Baretzki said: “As the world prepares to celebrate half a century since the first person walked on the moon, space exploration remains as fascinating and awe-inspiring as ever to people everywhere. “With this StarWalker campaign, Montblanc is giving people a taste of the emotion astronauts experience as they look at the Earth from space and feel that unexpected longing for home.”
Rendered in precious black resin, the writing instrument recalls the vast dark expanse of space. The Montblanc emblem lies on a translucent blue dome inside the crown and evokes the Earth as viewed from the moon, while rising above the lunar horizon. The polished platinum-coated cap and barrel represent the astronaut while the angled clip cover and dome resembles the shape of a space rocket. And finally, the cap screw mechanism on the forepart and cone is similar to an astronaut securing their helmet to a space suit before setting off into space.
The StarWalker writing instrument is available in three versions: a precious resin edition in all black with contrasting metal fittings, a Doué edition with a black resin barrel paired with a metal cap or forepart and a full metal edition. Each comes in a fountain pen, ballpoint or fine liner.
Completing the set is a matching notebook with a pen pouch featuring a view of the Earth from space. To add that touch of brilliance, the Earth is printed on shiny metallic leather, creating a three-dimensional effect that nods to the beauty and mysteries of the sparkling cosmos.
Discover the collection at Montblanc boutiques at The Dubai Mall 04 4340300 and The Galleria on Al Maryah Island 02 6764776