Automobile designer, Pininfarina was born in Turin 1926. After joining his father Battista Farina at Carrozzeria Pininfarina, he quickly became integral to the company, and during his career oversaw many of the designs (particularly Ferraris)Visconti for which the company is famous. In 1961, by decree of the Italian president, his family surname was changed from Farina to Pininfarina to match that of the company.
Visconti collaborated with Pininfarina to create the Visconti Pininfarina L.E. Carbon Graphite fountain pen. Armed with a unique 18 Chrome tubular Smartouch nib and unidirectional carbon graphite material.
Only 930 of these unique fountain pens and rollerballs will be offered for sale worldwide.