2016 Stationery Award Winners Revealed at London Stationery Show

2016 Stationery Award Winners

The 2016 Stationery Award Winners were revealed at the London Stationery Show. The last week in April is a week to celebrate all things stationery related.

The 2016 Stationery Award Winners were revealed at last week’s London Stationery Show. The last week in April has become a week to celebrate all things stationery related. National Stationery Week is now firmly set in the calendar along with the Stationery Show and Awards.

The judges of this year’s awards included; Lisa Rutherford, stationery buyer for John Lewis, Lucy Edmonds, owner of Quill London, Abel Dos Santos, gifts and stationery buyer for Foyles and Suzanne Hack, procurement and category manager at London Graphic Centre.

Henri Davis, Independent Retail Advisor and Vice President of the Giftware Association chaired the panel of judges. Speaking about the calibre of entries in this year’s awards, he said:

“The judges were thrilled by the strength and diversity of the products entered this year.  With four new judges on the panel there were comments about how useful it was to see focused selections of new products to evaluate and compare. They were all making notes of products they wanted to follow up on.”

2016 Stationery Award Winners

Mums Office, Christmas Planner

Mums Office, Christmas Planner winner in the Diaries & Organisers category

Here is the full list of this year’s winning and commended products.

Category:  Novelty

  • Winner: Stone Marketing, MT Masking Tape
  • Commended: West Designs, Lego Ruler
  • Commended: EGG NOG/Stone Marketing, London Colour in Tablecloth

Category: Licensing

  • Winner: GMC, Mibo Jungle Invites
  • Commended: Go Stationery, The Time Garden Notebook
  • Commended: GMC, Are You That Tall

Category: Gift Packaging (New category this year)

  • Winner: The Original Funky Mailing Bag Company, Snowman Mailing Bags
  • Commended: Perfectly Wrapped, Packaging Boxes
  • Commended: Buntbox, Handbag box

Category: Diaries & Organisers

  • Winner: Mums Office, Christmas Planner
  • Commended: Leuchtturm 1917, Leuchterm Planner
  • Commended: Go Stationery, This is my Year

Category: Everyday Writing

  • Winner: Notable Designs, Penco Brass Pencil
  • Commended: Pilot Pens, Frixion Colours
  • Commended: Manuscript Pen Co, Callicreative DuoTip

Category:  Writing Instruments over £25

  • Winner: Notable Designs, Blackwing Pencils
  • Commended: Manuscript Pen Co, Calligraphy Artist Sets
  • Commended: GBA, Silver Bullet Pen

Category:  Filing

  • Winner: Go Stationery, Candy Storage Range
  • Commended: Stone Marketing, Loqi Pockets
  • Commended: Notable Designs, Penco Storage Container

Category: Social Stationery

  • Winner: Portico Designs, Pineapple Boxed Notecards
  • Commended: Lime Stationery & Art, Original Crown Mill Cutlery Notecards
  • Commended: Portico Designs, Bee Notecards

Category:  Desk Accessories (New category this year)

  • Winner: Lime Stationery & Art, Kohinoor Desk Sharpener
  • Commended: Notable Designs, Penco Carrytite
  • Commended: I Find You, I Find You App locator

Category: Notebooks & Journals

  • Winner: Stone Marketing, Nuuna Pearl Pink Notebook
  • Commended: Notable Designs, Midori Mo Notebook
  • Commended: Turnaround Publishing, Cockatoo Storage Notebook
Emma Fletcher of Mums Office

The Judge’s Award was presented to Emma Fletcher of Mums Office for the Christmas Planner

The Judge’s Award was presented to Emma Fletcher of Mums Office for the Christmas Planner. The judges were impressed with, “the individual passion and interest that had gone into creating it”.

London Stationery Show 2017 will be taking place on 25-26th April 2017. For updates and details on how to exhibit or take part, visit the London Stationery Show website.

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