"Quote" Standard Roller Ball Pen, design by Laurinda Spear, comes from ACME Studio's Standard Roller Ball Pens. The design is a white background covered by black copy quoting Edward bulwer-Lytton, "The pen is mightier than the sword". Artist's signature is engraved on the cap band and "ACME" is on the clip. The pen is presented in a ACME metal box with a black sleeve and ACME literature.
LAURINDA SPEAR graduated from Brown University in 1972, and received her Master of Architecture from Columbia University in 1975. Since 1975, she has received numerous awards for architectural design both domestic and international. She has exhibited her work with universities and galleries from Rome to San Diego. From 1977-79, she was faculty member for the University of Miami in charge of Engineering and Environmental design. As a co-founder and principal of Architectonica, her International Architectural firm is responsible for the Miami skyline we know today made popular by the TV series Miami Vice.
The ACME Studios was founded by Adrian Olabuenaga and his wife Lesley Bailey in 1985. The company has collaborated with well know artists, musicians and architects producing lines of pens, and art.