Two days in LA

Last week, we headed over to the west coast for LA Mart, featuring more than 7,000 product lines in the 150-permanent showroom setup. “Where the left coast is the right choice to shop” is the theme here, and it’s definitely a show where you’re able to find favorite companies as well as s... READ MORE »

Big Wheel Press keeps fading art of letterpress alive

Tucked away inside a sunny studio on Cottage Street, William Muller raises the dead — figuratively speaking, of course. He has about 20 chuffing and whirring beasts in his shop, many of which he coaxed back to life after they were left for dead in dumpsters and dark basements. His creatures ... READ MORE »

Product Pick of the Week

We keep saying enamel pins are back with a vengeance, and these from Shannon Kirsten Illustration allow you to show love for your pup as well. #ProductPickOfTheWeek View even more of the latest products from our pages at READ MORE »

Writing in style — the notebook edition

Hardly anyone writes anything by hand in class these days. Other than some really strict schools, university classes are less and less paper based as students either record their lectures or read handouts from their phones, and the art of beautiful writing seems to be losing out. Office memos... READ MORE »

Hong Kong International Stationery Fair to open in January

Jointly organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, the 18th edition of the Hong Kong International Stationery Fair will run from 8 – 11 January 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The four day fair expects more than 250 exhi... READ MORE »

Contemporary design drives innovation at NY NOW

NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, will once again be at the forefront of the design community by bringing together a curated collection of brands for its exclusive Accent on Design® section at the upcoming summer 2017 market. As part of NY NOW’s HOME Collection, Accent on Design is... READ MORE »


We spend so much time on social media in order to find you the best products. It led us to this awesome find from Declaration & Co.!... READ MORE »

Entrepreneurs: Bringing a personal touch to stationery, the Papier man who likes to push the envelope

Taymoor Atighetchi has always had a passion for business and, as he puts it matter-of-factly, making money. When he was in the sixth form he spent his weekends flogging antiques, initially procured from his antique dealer father, in Portobello Road. His crowning moment was selling a minia... READ MORE »

Consumer survey shows preference for in-store shopping, BOPIS

Retailers may want to rethink their store closure plans, and make close friends with BOPIS and BORIS. According to the latest consumer survey by JDA Software, buy-online-pickup-in-store (BOPIS) and buy-online-return-in-store (BORIS) may be “the cure” for the woes of physical retailing today... READ MORE »

Appelman Schauben continues expanding in Atlanta

Appelman Schauben had a packed house last week at its new showroom in Atlanta. The group added a 5,000-square-foot corner suite on the 11th floor to it’s already booming 20,000-square-foot space on the 18th floor, both in Building 2 of AmericasMart. “This represents the biggest single expansion ... READ MORE »

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