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  • My Favourite Things

    Posted on 5 March, 2017 by Vanessa Fortnam

    img34Pen2Paper magazine asked London Stationery Show founder, Chris Leonard-Morgan, to name his six favourite stationery items.  …

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  • Writing by hand DOES matter

    Posted on 25 May, 2016 by Chris Leonard-Morgan

    YouGov logoThere is a lot of discussion in the media about whether writing by hand is any…

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  • Future Proofing Stationery

    Posted on 13 May, 2016 by Vanessa Fortnam

    castelli black and gold collectionSo how does the stationery industry stay ahead of the curve? The speakers at last month’s…

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  • Always in fashion

    Posted on 21 April, 2016 by Chris Leonard-Morgan

    Tiger 1Have you noticed how everyone seems to be selling stationery these days, and whose they are…

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  • International Handwritng Week

    Writing is the new cool

    Posted on 22 January, 2016 by Chris Leonard-Morgan

    I was planning a New Year whinge about my growing irritation with people who say that no one writes by hand any more – which couldn’t be further from the truth –  but have decided to take a more positive line as this is International Handwriting Week and tomorrow is International Handwriting Day! There is […]

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  • Writing is the new cool

    Posted on by Chris Leonard-Morgan

    International Handwritng Week 1I was planning a New Year whinge about my growing irritation with people who say that…

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  • Design trends in Stationery for 2016

    Posted on 18 January, 2016 by Vanessa Fortnam

    Future EyeThe Scarlet Opus team don’t just forecast trends.. they explain how and why a trend is…

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  • The Pen Shop

    The Gift of Writing

    Posted on 16 December, 2015 by Chris Leonard-Morgan

    How times change. Nearly five years ago, the London Stationery Show launched National Stationery Day and the Get Britain Writing campaign to promote the importance of writing and stationery.

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  • Black Friday – a new stationery sales opportunity, or not?

    Posted on 2 December, 2015 by Vanessa Fortnam

    SMS versionIn an effort to find out if the US phenomenon of Black Friday is filtering through…

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    All I want for Christmas is….stationery?

    Posted on 6 November, 2015 by Chris Leonard-Morgan

    If this week’s visit to the Spirit of Christmas exhibition at London Olympia is anything to go by, a lot of stationery will be finding its way next month into Christmas stockings and under the tree.  All beautifully wrapped, naturally! A good number of busy stands were selling stationery including Two Little Boys, Milly Green, Julie […]

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    Fashion and stationery

    Posted on 22 October, 2015 by Chris Leonard-Morgan

    Not that I need any reminding with “Fashion meets Function” being the strap-line for the London Stationery Show, but a couple of shop windows I saw recently brought home to me how closely linked fashion and stationery are today.  And thank goodness! The first was Paul Smith’s in Covent Garden where a full selection of […]

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  • Fashion and stationery

    Posted on by Chris Leonard-Morgan

    IMG-20151002-WA0001 1Not that I need any reminding with “Fashion meets Function” being the strap-line for the London…

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