Quadrille Publishing, Lime Stationery And Portico Designs Are Among The Stationery Awards’ Finalists

Quadrille Publishing and Lime Stationery certainly have a lot to write home about, with both companies each having five of their products in the finals for the Stationery Awards’ supplier categories. Stone Marketing, Paper Mirchi, Portico Designs and ExaClair also have a strong presence in the line-up, reaching the finals with three or four products.

Above: Paper Mirchi’s hand-batiked giftwrap
Above: Paper Mirchi’s hand-batiked giftwrap

Organised by Ocean Media Group, which owns the Stationery Show London, the supplier categories were judged by a panel (pictured top) which comprised Abigail Balldeputy stationery and card buyer at FenwickChris Lambertfounder of ScrawlrDebbie Wigglesworthconsultant at The Paper PassionistKaty Goldenhead of gift at The Great British Card CompanyMark Hayhursteditor at Craft BusinessSarah Lakerowner of Stationery Supplies Marple, and Sidonie Warrenco-founder of Papersmiths.

Above: Caran D’Ache 849 pens from Stone Marketing
Above: Caran D’Ache 849 pens from Stone Marketing

“Ably guided once again by chair Henri Davis, our hard-working judges gave up their day to review the Supplier entries – which this year came to just over 370 items!” said event manager Hazel Fieldwick.  “This year’s judging line-up represented a wide cross-section of stationery retail and they all enjoyed meeting and getting to know each other during the judging process.”

Above: Portico’s Alice Scott stationery.
Above: Portico’s Alice Scott stationery.

2-LOGOThe winners of the Supplier Stationery Awards (which cover 11 product categories, a Good Design category and Judges’ Choice Award) are among those to be revealed at the Awards Ceremony, which will take place after the first day of Stationery Show London on April 30 at London’s Business Design Centre.

 

Here is the roll call of finalists in all the supplier awards…

Art & Crafts 

ABT Dual Brush Pens (set of six) – Candy and Vintage Colours by Tombow from Stone Marketing

Chameleon Fineliners from Chameleon Art Products

Marabu Textil Screen Printing Set from West Design Products

Woody Transparent Chalkboard from Securit by Vermes BV

 

Desk Accessories

e-mark from COLOP UK

Høvel from Brahman Design

Mina LED Desk Lamp by Lexon from Stone Marketing

Pininfarina Codex Desk Accessory from Lime Stationery & Art

 

Diaries, Organisers and Calendars

Bridesmaid Planner from Busy B

Chic Grey Planner from Hello Day

Goals Diary from Busy B

Oliver Bonas: Work Hard, Play Hard & Be Kind A6 2019 Diary from Quadrille Publishing

 

Everyday Writing Instruments

Clipbook Erasable Pen Range from FLB Group/Filofax

Kaweco FROSTED Sport Series from Studio Pens (UK Distributor)

Sky + Miller Pens from Portico Designs

Troika Construction Pen Brass from Lime Stationery & Art

 

Filing & Storage

1928 Filing & Organisation Range from ExaClair

KRAFT from JPT EUROPE

Noteworthy Metallic Mono Pop-Up Pen Pot from West Design Products

VARICOLOR® MIX from Durable 

 

Gift Packaging & Wrap

Cath Kidston: Eiderdown Rose Wrapping Paper Book from Quadrille Publishing

Hand Batiked Gift Wrap from Paper Mirchi

Hand Tie Dyed Gift Wrap from Paper Mirchi

Tiny Roll Kraft Gift Wrapping Range from ExaClair

Above: The Joules stationery collection from Portico Designs.
Above: The Joules stationery collection from Portico Designs.

Licensed Stationery

Alice Scott Range from Portico Designs

English Heritage: Fold & Post from Quadrille Publishing

I Like Birds: Garden Birds Weekly Planner from Quadrille Publishing

Joules Range from Portico Designs

 

Above: Quadrille’s Mother’s Memory Journal
Above: Quadrille’s Mother’s Memory Journal

 

Notebooks & Journals

A Mother’s Memory Journal from Quadrille Publishing

Bauhaus 100 years from LEUCHTTURM1917

Candy Notebook by Nuuna from Stone Marketing

Derwent A5 Bullet Journal Set from Derwent

NU: Stone Vegan Leather A5 Journal & NU: Stone Flexible A5 Journal from NUCO INTERNATIONAL

Pregnancy Journal from Busy B

 

Novelty Stationery

3D Chalkboard Whale by Securit® from Securit by Vermes BV

Derwent Secret Map & Compass Pencil from Lime Stationery & Art

MILDLINER from ZEBRA PEN (UK)

Table Colouring Placement from Handy Spelling

 

Social Stationery

Flutelopes from Envelopes Ltd

GC-PBC-0006 Panda Balloon Card from Petra Boase

Stay Gold de Luxe Flat Notes from BrownTrout Publishers

The Concertina Card Range from Cambridge Imprint LLP

 

Writing Instruments over £25 RRP

Claim Your Style 849 Ballpoint Pen by Caran d’Ache from Stone Marketing

Modern Calligraphy Gift Set from Manuscript Pen Company

Pineider Mystery filler demonstrator pen from Lime Stationery & Art

Troika Capmatic Pen from Lime Stationery & Art

Above: Troika Construction pens from Lime Stationery
Above: Troika Construction pens from Lime Stationery

Good Design

Handcrafted Artisan Gift Wrap from Paper Mirchi

Ideas Collection from VENT for Change

Tiny Roll Kraft Gift Wrapping Range from ExaClair

A new Stationery Designer category has been introduced into the awards programme this year.

 

Entrants for this Award were asked to supply a maximum of three A3 design boards showing at least three stationery items with the theme ‘The Next Big Thing’.  They had to explain who they thought their designs would appeal to and give an indication of what they thought the likely RRP of each item would be.

 

The finalists for this award are:

Laura Jackson of Laura Jackson Design

Nina Dogmetchi of Nina Nou

Soula Zavacopoulos of The London Studio

Sian Towner of Tiny T-Rex Tales

 

Stationery Show London takes place April 30-1 May at Business Design Centre, London. www.stationeryshowlondon.co.uk

 

Top: The judging panel for the Stationery Awards. Chair of the panel was independent retail advisor Henri Davis (far right).

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