inkstand by kakimori

Inkstand is a shop for creating order-made inks. Drop by drop, we help bring your colours to life. The joy of writing and expression is as vast as your imagination. Colour your messages with shades that truly represent you, or someone special.

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Upstairs at Kakimori, 1-6-2 Misuji, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0055

8 minutes from Kuramae Station Exit A3 (Asakusa Line) 10 minutes from Asakusabashi Station West Exit (JR Line)
Telephone: +81-50-1744-8547 Email: Opening hours: Sat, Sun & public holidays 11am-6pm* *Also open on Monday public holidays Entry via the stairs at the back of the Kakimori shop. *Customer numbers are limited to allow sufficient distancing.
*On-site parking is not available (paid parking facilities available nearby).

Our Services


Create your own personalised ink using 17 base colours. Mix and experiment on your own or ask our staff for advice to bring your colours to life.

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Ink on Tap

Seasonally inspired colours mixed by our staff are available for purchase by volume. View our collection of colour specimens to discover some of the inspirations behind them.

Dip pens

The dip pen is an elegant tool with a distinctive style of writing, captivating users with its smooth feel on paper. We stock pens in a range of materials including metal and glass, so feel free to try each one in-store.

Colour specimens

These shelves are home to a range of items, collected and curated by our staff according to a chosen theme. Whether you're in search of inspiration or a new colour for writing, these specimens provide ample food for thought.

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Ask our staff

What is pigment ink? What are the best colours to write with? Is it easy to use a glass pen? From inks to pens and more, our staff will be happy to assist with any queries you may have.