Montblanc created a special edition of its iconic Meisterstück to pay homage to a director, producer, professor and writer Spike Lee. The limited-edition writing instrument celebrates his journey from his native Brooklyn, New York to becoming an award-winning filmmaker and master storyteller.
Well, I like to write. Pen to paper. I don’t type. The way my brain work, this doesn’t work. It blocks the flow. – Spike Lee
Limited to just 500 pieces worldwide, the new Meisterstück Spike Lee Special Edition in black resin with ruthenium-coated fittings, is garnished with Spike Lee’s distinctive eyes and glasses in purple, the director’s favorite color.
The handcrafted Au585/ 14K gold nib is engraved with Lee’s signature. The special edition set includes the Meisterstück fountain pen, a leather notebook with the purple eye design as well as a special purple ink presented in a glass bottle.
Not only is Spike Lee an exceptional storyteller and artist, writing by hand is at the very core of his own creative process. He pens all his work by hand because he genuinely believes in the power of handwriting. It’s this shared belief with Montblanc that makes this writing instrument so incredibly special. – Nicolas Baretzki, Montblanc CEO
Spike Lee’s story is narrated in Montblanc’s What Moves You, Makes You brand campaign that explains the idea that following what moves us, leads us to a place of purpose and success. As we hear Lee writing the script, we see flashbacks of what inspired his love for writing and filmmaking: the city of Brooklyn, the people of Brooklyn, his family, films, and personal experiences.
His story inspires others to pursue what they’re passionate about by highlighting the incredible legacy of someone who followed their goal and desire from an early age.