UNBOXED: Reviewing the 3Doodler Create+ Leather Pen
Being 100 percent honest, I get an absolute kick out of using the 3Doodler lineup of products. I could care less what the suggested age range is for these 3D printing pens, or the fact that they’re used in schools all across the country as educational tools. I thoroughly enjoy spending hours on end during the day crafting unique structures by tracing a few lines and watching those “drawings” take on a very real three-dimensional form.
The latest 3Doodler product that we were able to get our hands on was the recently released Create+ Deluxe 3D Printing Pen. Essentially, what 3Doodler has done here is take their more recent Create+ Pen and classed it up a whole lot in an effort to attract an older audience of creative minds—like myself. They’ve done that by wrapping the pen in “the finest Italian leather.” The idea with the improved materials is to quite literally make this pen look like something an adult would be willing to leave out on their desk in their home office. It’s a stark contrast from the blue or white plastic of the other 3Doodler pens, and certainly stands out. 3Doodler is calling this the “world’s first luxury 3D pen.”
Being wrapped in leather, the pen provides more than just an aesthetic improvement over the other 3Doodler pens. The softer materials actually make it more comfortable in the hand. The button placements don’t change much, and the pen was already simple to use from a functional standpoint. So making it more comfortable to hold just improves upon what was already a successful product.