Win a copy of Adventures in Stationery!

Hello, just a quick one today to draw your attention to the competition Post Office is running, in which you can win a copy of Adventures in Stationery by James Ward. They’ve also done a great Q&A with James with lots of interesting facts. It makes me wonder what happened to Stationery Club London – and… Read more »

The Best Biscuit Cards

I haven’t done a card round up in a while, so I thought it was time. Last time I did a food round up I made a conscious decision to omit one food type, because I thought it deserved it’s very own post, and that food type is: Biscuits (the English kind). It’s safe to… Read more »

Statera Desk Plant Holders by Fabrica

This one’s not strictly stationery, but still a very cool desk addition which I originally saw on Dezeen. Designed and assembled at Fabrica, Statera is a project conceived by Fiona O’Leary and designed in collaboration with Giorgia Zanellato. It has a really lovely website here. The concept is 2 ceramic plant pots, held by a… Read more »

Stationery Organised Neatly: Neon

This time, my Stationery Organised Neatly has a Neon/Fluorescent theme. Nice and bright. Items clockwise from top left: Bear Highlighters, £3 for set of five, Paperchase Caran D’Ache Couleurs Fluos Pencils, £3.50 each, Harrods (as featured in Caran D’Ache Couleurs Fluos Pencils) Faber-Castell Sleeve Eraser MT washi tape, £2.75, Present & Correct Faber-Castell Sleeve single hole sharpener… Read more »

Three Questions With Pen Addict

I don’t normally post on a Sunday but just wanted to do a quick one today to share The Pen Addict’s Three Questions With Tessa from All Things Stationery (i.e. me!). Chances are if you’re into stationery (or pens in particular) you’ll already follow The Pen Addict and have seen it, but do check it out… Read more »

The Best Printable Gift Wrap

A few weeks ago I was at work and needed to send a quick gift to a friend. I didn’t have time to get gift wrap so I thought I’d check if there was any I could print off for free, and I was pleasantly surprised! Here’s a selection of the best I found: This… Read more »

Caran D’Ache Couleurs Fluos Pencils

I was in Knightsbridge for a dinner the other day with some time to kill so I popped in Harrods to checkout their stationery section. About 20 minutes later I came out having spent £14 on 4 pencils. Oops! Could have been worse I suppose… I got 4 Caran D’Ache Couleurs Fluos Pencils, which are… Read more »

Kickstarter: The Six Mile Pencil

I saw this this week and really love it: It’s the Six Mile Pencil, by Sheffield-based designers Lyon & Lyon. The concept is that the pencils contains 6 miles (or 10km) of graphite and as you sharpen the pencil you can measure how much you’ve written or drawn, or as they say “how far your… Read more »

London Design Week Picks: Ajoto

The last of my London Design Week picks is the Ajoto Pen, which I saw at Design Junction. It’s a roller ball pen that comes in several finishes, my favourite being the matte black, and the brass. They were originally funded on Kickstarter in 2013, but now sell through their website. They really are beautifully… Read more »

London Design Week Picks: Pulp

As promised, today I’m focussing on one of my favourite discoveries of Design Junction, which was Pulp. I kind of can’t believe I’ve never heard of them before as they do such great stuff! Their signature product are big memo pads that also double up a desk tidy: The pads all feature paper with different… Read more »