Tyger, Tyger!

Tyger, Tyger!

A stationery collection inspired by the William Blake poem – hands up if, like me, you had to memorise it at school! We first saw these Dingbats Tiger notebooks at the London Stationery Show and it was great to hear the company history. Dingbats* are produced by the oldest established company in Lebanon, Société Kamel Bekdache…

Adam Forster illustration

Meet the illustrator: Adam Forster

Next up in our series of illustrator profiles is Adam Forster: What first got you interested in illustration as a career? As a career I knew I wanted to do something within the creative field and my college tutor told me to look at going down the illustration route and I haven’t regretted it since.…

Eden stationery collection - Spotlight Stationery

Eden

If you like exotic flora and fauna, this collection is for you! A stationery collection compiled around the new journals from Castelli. The Eden range from Castelli is so new it isn’t even (on publication date) on the company website yet! We were delighted to be able to send these notebooks to our subscribers before (almost)…

All that Glitters - Spotlight Stationery

All that Glitters

All that glitters isn’t necessarily gold… but this is definitely a golden stationery collection! Our June 2018 collection featured a journal from Paperblanks, a brand we haven’t included in our boxes before. Their “Flexis” range features cover designs inspired by historical art styles and traditions and the “Ventaglio Rosso” design we chose has a cover which reproduces…

Cartoleria - Spotlight Stationery

Cartoleria

Ciao bella! Our April 2018 stationery subscription collection was all about Italy, including both premium brands and a less well-known book bindery from Florence. The A5 journal from Stifflexible, Florence, is a highly original product, combining an innovative cover type with lined, plain AND grid pages, all in the same book. As the name suggests, the…

Lorna Dovey - doughnuts

Meet the illustrator: Lorna Davey

Ever since we launched Spotlight Stationery at the end of 2015, we’ve worked with lots of very talented young illustrators, featuring their work on our postcards. We know, because they tell us, that our subscribers love this feature of their subscription, so we decided it was time to get to know the illustrators a little better.…

From the Sea stationery collection

From the Sea

Our April 2018 subscription boxes contained a collection of stationery good enough to eat! This delicious set features a notebook from Poach My Lobster, a company set up by Louise Tucker who we finally got to meet at the London Stationery Show last month. The beautifully tactile cover, red foiled lobster design and fountain pen-friendly ivory pages…

Bright stationery collection

Bright!

A riot of bright colours; sunglasses at the ready, folks! We collaborated with Craig from Darkstar Collection on the set of three pocket notebooks with yellow, orange and red covers, the last hand-made books he made (he’s now working with a great printer). Hybrid pages, lined on one side and dot grid on the other.…