Fancy Writers

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The finalists in Counselor's Product Design Awards writing instruments category are the height of design in the ad specialty market.

RAINBOW WRITER
The Spectrum ballpoint is a twist-action mini ballpoint pen that has an enamel finish over a barrel of rainbow colors. Available from International Merchandise Concepts (asi/62820); www.imc-miracles.com

SLEEK AND STEADY
This stylus pen is made of stainless steel with a gloss finish. One end has a capacitive stylus tip and the other a twist-action ballpoint. Available from Gold Bond (asi/57653); www.goldbondinc.com

MARK IT DOWN
Permanent marker is USA-made and offered with fine point or ultra-fine point nontoxic permanent ink. And, it can be printed with VibraColor custom four-color process wrap. Available from All-In-One (asi/34256); www.allinoneline.com

PHARMA MARKER
This gel highlighter has a unique syringe shape and twist-action design. The gel is designed not to smear, bleed or dry out. Available from Targetline (asi/90640); www.targetline.com

TWICE AS NICE
Dual-function pen is a retractable ballpoint and stylus in one. It has a metallic gray barrel and a side retracting mechanism on the matte black cap. Available from BIC Graphic USA (asi/40480); www.norwoodbic.com

CLEVER FIRST IMPRESSION
The CardPen lets you use a standard business card as an advertising “imprint” on the pen. Simply unscrew the top and insert card for a lasting impression. Available from Jaymo (asi/63271); www.jaymo.co

NO SMUDGE HERE
This highlighter-and-pen combo has a gel wax highlighter that won’t smear, bleed through paper or dry out. The other end has a convenient black ballpoint pen. Available from Liqui-Mark Corp. (asi/67675); www.liquimarkpromo.com

EXECUTIVE GIFT
The Bettoni pen is offered in twist-action or rollerball styles and has a carbon fiber barrel, chrome trim and capacitive stylus. Available from Logomark (asi/67866); www.logomark.com

UNIQUE IMPRINT
This pin pen comes in 14 mix-and-match colors and with either a circular or heart magnet attachment to showcase a logo. Available from Ritter Pen (asi/82528); www.ritterpen.com

EASY ATTACH
Magnetic necklace stylus pen is made of magnetic material that easily clips around your neck with its magnetic closure. The pen and stylus is only 4” long, so it’s lightweight and portable. Available from Acehigh Tech Corp. (asi/30537); www.acehightech.com

SHINY SET
The RAZR Bradford Ballpoint/Rollerpoint Gift Set pairs two pens with matte black finish and shiny black accents and presents them in a leatherette gift box. Available from Sweda Co. LLC (asi/90305); www.swedausa.com

NICE MATCH
Mini colored ink eco pen matchbox has four small, different color pens and comes in a matching matchbox-style box. Available from Alexander Mfg. Co. (asi/34040); www.alexandermc.com