MONTEGRAPPA DAVID BOWIE BLACKSTAR
Montegrappa’s Icons series salutes trailblazers: protagonists who transcended their craft to etch their names into the cultural zeitgeist. Whether as a musician, producer, storyteller, actor or fashion idol, few figures have left a deeper, more eclectic mark than David Bowie.
A hyper-modern silhouette taps the essence of a global icon: reflecting on Bowie’s legacy through the lens of his landmark final album. Like the artist it celebrates, Montegrappa’s limited-edition David Bowie: is enigmatic, meticulously crafted and firmly ahead of the curve. Deep black ruthenium metal finishes reflect the mood and tone of Bowie’s final opus with maximum fidelity. Subtle tonal contrasts evoke the symbolism and complex textures of
Throughout Bowie’s life, daring, calculated staging was always central to his identity. Diamond and laser-engraved detailing features on every component. Motifs, grids and glyphs from Jonathan Barnbrook’s award-winning art direction are reproduced with high-precision tooling in a luxurious writing instrument that captures and perpetuates Bowie’ mystique.
A limited edition of 801 pieces recalls David Bowie’s birthday and the January 8 release date of his final album. Individual numbering is applied to series of 401 fountain pens (#1-401) and 400 rollerballs (#402-801).