About Us


Located in 3270 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116, Nowandthengood is the go-to place to find the city's best selection of writing instruments, stationery, greeting cards and party supplies. With a long history of stationery in the family dating back to the 1930's when Grandfather James Lewis started Lewis Stationery, Nowandthengood was established in 1984 by John and Moira Reid. Over 35 years later their legacy is still going strong as Nowandthengood continues to be family owned and operated to this day.

With over 6000 square feet of unique shopping, Nowandthengood is the largest fountain pen and ink store in Western US. Nowandthengood specializes in fine writing instruments and pens. It has a vast selection to choose from, including limited edition items and luxury brands you might not find anywhere else. They even have writing instrument specialists that have been in the business for over 20 years to help you find what's right for you!

Nowandthengood also stocks a huge selection of greeting cards, gift wrap, party supplies, helium balloon bouquets, giftware, home decor, stemware, books, toys, art supplies, seasonal merchandise and novelty items all beautifully displayed, making it truly a browser's paradise!