Visconti's Torpedo collection has a design inspired by futuristic ideals and a need for speed. This limited edition collection, has only 188 pieces crafted for the entire world.
The Torpedo is inspired by the Bolidismo Movement, an architecture and design movement created by a group of young Italian designers and architects in the mid 1980s. The movement's design elements are seen in architecture that is strongly influenced by the world of car design, including the Torpedo model that was popular in the 1930s.
The Torpedo's name alludes to both the model of car and the english term for torpedo, an example of a shape designed for movement and speed.
Designed in an ogival shape with a round, tapered end. The writing instrument is powerful and aerodynamic, combining two stylistic components of Visconti's high end pens: a demonstrator within a skeleton body.
The pen itself is made from unidirectional carbon graphite, a common material used in the automotive sector. The skeleton body features a transparent acrylic resin designed to align with the carbon graphite, contributing to the fluidity of the design and alluding to elements of movement and energy.
Visconti Torpedo Fountain Pen - Fine Point - Limited Edition:
Finish: Unidirectional Carbon Graphite and Steel
Trim: Palladium Plated
Features: Transparent acrylic resin demonstrator design through opening on the skeleton body
Filling System: Double Reservoir Power Filler for bottled inks