• London Stationery Show LaunchPad winners announced

        • LaunchPad has identified six winners to receive a free exhibition stand at London Stationery Show 2020.

          Entries came in from Australia, the USA, Russia and the UK from designers and established companies outside the stationery sector, all keen to see if they could break into the UK stationery market. The judges were looking for well-thought-out product ideas, that were realistically priced which would benefit from the exposure a trade show can offer.

          All the LaunchPad winners have been awarded a free stand at this year’s London Stationery Show at which to showcase their products and ideas.

          Hazel Fieldwick, Event Manager said, “We must say a huge thank you to our LaunchPad judges - Amanda Walker of Cult Pens, Chris Lambert of ScrawlrBox and Holly Probert of Scriptum - who took the time to review and discuss each of the entries. We’re very grateful for their time and feedback.

          “The LaunchPad stands always draw visitors keen to see new ideas coming into the market – and often it only takes one order or one recommendation to make a huge difference to one of the winners.”

          London Stationery Show runs on Tuesday 21st April and Wednesday 22nd April at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London.  

          This year’s winners are…

          O What A Feeling

          O What A Feeling is an art studio specialising in playful, quirky stationery. 

          The judges said…

          In a sector saturated with greetings cards, these really stood out - it's unusual to see a combination of original illustration, a solidly eco-focussed manufacturing process along with UK production, and text that you don't find on dozens of other cards. 

          Wrag Wrap

          With a huge increase in demand for well-designed, functional products that are consciously created and designed to be reused and last, Wrag Wrap’s reusable gift wrap - made from recycled plastic bottles - responds to the shift away from single-use products towards long-lasting reusable ones. 

          The judges said…

          With consumers increasingly eco-conscious, this recycled plastic bottle reusable wrapping paper is sure to easily find a market. 

          Port West Stationers

          A team of 3 from London, Port West Stationers’ mission is to encourage the mass adoption of local, sustainably made stationery. 

          The judges said…

          The design is confident in its minimalism - a good product that is well-made is its own best advertisement, and the simplicity of the journal and its packaging shows the confidence the makers have in their product. 

          My Happy Journal

          My Happy Journal is designed to celebrate and savour daily memories, encourage communication and laughter while bringing adults closer to their children. 

          The judges said…

          A truly joyful product. Thoughtfulness has gone into every detail - for instance, the wipe-clean cover, a great feature for a kid's journal - and the thick paper which would cope with even children's heavy-handed scribbles. 

          Pencil Me In

          Pencil Me In is passionate about pencils and offers a custom printing service in their independent bricks and mortar shop in Elgin and online.

          The judges said…

          These pencils are simple but attractively packaged, with a good quality eraser. 

          Love Writing Co.

          Love Writing Co.’s age-appropriate writing and colouring pencils have been specifically developed for a child's hand. 

          The judges said…

          Having the right tools to work with comfortably will encourage children to enjoy writing, and hopefully imbue them with a lifelong love of stationery, which is obviously what we want for everyone.

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