During the last few weeks I have been involved in several forum topics pertaining the function of nibs. I found some mix up on words, used to describe the function of nibs and the characteristics of materials.
I commented on this, but then I thought it would be much better to write about it more explicitly and show with diagrams what actually is going on. I hope, you find the article helpful. You can get there by clicking here
Designing in general, is a favourite topic of mine, in particular, design quality. I have started publishing and finished another topic on Design Utility, the usefulness of design and the design of a product. Come and have a read, you may find it fascinating, too.
Amadeus W. Penmacher