Third generation bookbinder Chris Rothe, founder of Write Notepads, encourages people to pick up the pen and pencil and write longhand. Handmade at a workshop in South Baltimore, the pads are gorgeous to look at and durable. The best part? For every Write Note Pad sold, a Baltimore City School student gets one, too. As Rothe puts it in his personal statement, “In case you’ve forgotten what your handwriting looks like, here’s a hint: it’s that unmistakably human font.” Write on.