m wood pen

illustrator of books, cocktails, travel + more

“Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that ‘age appears to be best in four things – old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.’” — Francis Bacon, 1624

Delight in your travels, Savor your glass, Store your corks, Cherish the past. Chart My Cork: our clever + gorgeous framed wine maps from the studio of m wood pen. Chart My Cork – Shop Now  

Cocktails always and invariably remind me of my mom. We’ve all been there. Childhood tv dinners (a dizzying indulgence for us), sneaking cashews from the polished silver nut dishes, hearing the high heeled sound of my mom coming down our wooden stairs, the rare, exotic smell of fresh nail polish, and the hush among us …

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