Retro stationery

Retro

The August 2017 Retro stationery collection included products from the UK, Holland, France and the USA; we like to bring our customers products from around the world. Rhodia has a superb reputation for the quality of the paper used in their notebooks and journals, and the Heritage collection is no exception. The fact that it’s…

Parallel Lines stationery

Parallel Lines

Stripes and chevrons! The main event in this collection is a gorgeous A5 notebook from French company Atelier 225 featuring a screen printed chevron patterned cover and 120 sheets of removable plain paper. The cover has a beautiful tactile finish to it… and if you look at it for too long it just might make…

Made in Germany stationery collection

Made in Germany

Or “Hergestellt in Deutschland” if you prefer. I first discovered Bindewerk when I found some of their journals and patterned envelopes in Domestic Science in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire. This independent bookbindery in southern Germany produces true artisan products, and it is important to the owners that they are the ones who produce the things they sell, and to…

Letterpress

Letterpress

Stationery connoisseurs know that letterpress printing is the original machine based printing method, but today it forms only a small niche produced by highly skilled artisans. However, for those who are not familiar with it here is brief introduction. Letterpress traces its roots back to Gutenberg, where machine presses were used to ‘relief print’ or…