LA DOTTA Piella
While walking under the porticoes of Bologna, you can come across a small window able to induce, to whoever opens it, a sense of wonder. The “finestrella” is placed at via Piella, one of the many busy little streets of the city centre. Once opened, it reveals the Moline canal: a watercourse, mostly hidden underground, which becomes visible in that area of the city flowing among the balconies of the houses. By looking from that small window you see the typical red of the Bolognese buildings interfacing not only with the blue of the sky but with another, unexpected, type of blue coming from the light dancing on the water. You observe Bologna reflecting on a canal that you would have never imagined finding there and you start to wonder about the beauty of the unforeseen.
To “discover” something means to make it visible, to reveal it, just like when you disclose a beautiful view by opening an apparently dull, little window. It also means, however, to be able to open yourself to the world through an attitude of curiosity to the world itself.
It is to the ability to wonder that we dedicate our new two fountain pens from LA DOTTA collection: Piella, with its mosaic blue, and Moline, with a mother of pearl light blue. Their names and colours – accompanied by ruthenium trims – refer to the water as a hidden and unexpected treasure of our city, Bologna, once surrounded by watercourses that are now covered. We have chosen this hidden gem as a symbol of the importance of letting oneself always be surprised, also, why not, by new writing experiences.
Like the other fountain pens from the collection LA DOTTA, also Piella and Moline are available with different nibs: the 18-carat gold nib with Extra Extra Fine, Extra Fine, Fine, Medium, Broad and Stub. The exclusive 14-carat gold Flexible nib is also available in Extra Fine, Fine, Medium and Broad writing.
With only 219 handcrafted pieces for each color, Piella and Moline come with an ebonite feeder and a piston filling system that guarantees a soft and generous, at the same time precise writing, able to provide a writing experience of the highest quality to be discovered.