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Kiki K in Covent Garden

As part or our recent stationery tour of London, Anita and I popped into Kiki K in Covent Garden, the cool Swedish stationery retailer. This was a new experience for both of us. Kiki K was founded by Kristina Karlsson when she went looking for stationery and organisation solutions for her own home office and didn’t… Continue reading Kiki K in Covent Garden

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London Graphic Centre

As part of our stationery tour of London, Anita and I visited the flagship branch of the London Graphic Centre in Covent Garden. Strictly speaking the London Graphic Centre isn’t a stationery shop. It is an emporium for artists and graphic designers, but there is still plenty of things to thrill a couple of stationery addicts… Continue reading London Graphic Centre

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London Stationery Shop Trail – Il Papiro

As part of our London stationery trail we visited Il Papiro, the idyllic stationery shop in the heart of Covent Garden. When I walked into the shop, I was instantly reminded of Ollivanders™, the wand shop in Diagon Alley™ from the Harry Potter™ movies. There were shelves laden with an assortment of notebooks, diaries, cards, boxes and photo albums all… Continue reading London Stationery Shop Trail – Il Papiro

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Seven Reasons To Switch From Moleskine to Leuchtturm1917

How do you put a value on your ideas before they’re fully formed? That’s what a Moleskine notebook asks you to do. The first page of every Moleskine notebook says: In case of loss, please return to… As a reward $… That’s the first feature that put me off Moleskine notebooks. It’s annoying. It represents a certain… Continue reading Seven Reasons To Switch From Moleskine to Leuchtturm1917

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GALISON ANNOUNCES STATIONERY AND PAPER GIFT LICENSING PARTNERSHIP WITH CHRISTIAN LACROIX PARIS Galison Publishing, which is distributed by Abrams & Chronicle Books in the UK and Europe, announced a partnership with iconic fashion house Christian Lacroix Paris to distribute stationery and paper gift products. Galison will partner with Lacroix’s design team in Paris and begin… Continue reading GALISON & LACROIX PARTNERSHIP

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Article: Paperchase Flagship

The organisers of National Stationery Week published a Stationery Tour of London which sounded like a great idea to Papers Pens Poets although to do the whole tour on one day would be a bit too much for anyone – even us. The official tour takes in 18 outlets, mostly nationwide chains with a few well know… Continue reading Article: Paperchase Flagship

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May the 4th be with you

To celebrate Star Wars Day, I am going to show you a selection of Star Wars stationery we saw at the London Stationery Show. There were several stalls displaying licensed Star War goods.  The first we came across was Pyramid International. They showed us several different Star Wars items including a Chewbacca notebook and a… Continue reading May the 4th be with you

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Thank You Thursday

Papers Pens Poets would like to say a great big THANK YOU to everyone who made us so welcome at the London Stationery Show.  Sarai Denny from  Pyramid International David Ayres from Artline Styx Penny Parkin from the Manuscript Pen Company Julian Cronin from Plus Japan Cynthia Serra Neves from Turnaround Sarah from Misswah Doodles Peter Orrgren… Continue reading Thank You Thursday

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London Stationery Show

Yesterday, Tuesday 26th April 2016, Papers Pens Poets visited the London Stationery Show at the Design Centre, Islington. Two stationery addicts, hundreds of stationery supplier, thousands of stationery products, what’s not to like? The purpose of visiting the show was to find amazing stationery products to review and I am thrilled to tell you it… Continue reading London Stationery Show