The Lunar New Year is a clear time for reflection. This cleansing and renewal is very often a physical act too of course; the Lunar New Year festivities provide a great opportunity to declutter and re-prioritise. This year, we’re exploring how you can help your family and friends to do this through some unstereotypical Lunar New Year gifts. Blending tradition with a fresh sense of newness, these are all items that will truly help people to welcome in a new year filled with health and success.
In the last 18 months, greenery has dominated the world around us, indoors and outdoors. From cute pastels to sumptuous forest hues, there’s a lot to be drawn to… As a colour that was incredibly popular in the 90’s, why exactly is green making its comeback? In this article, we’re exploring everything that the colour represents as well as, of course, presenting our favourite new botanical-inspired products.
A city-focused brand with a global vision, Walk With Me is set to change the world - one small step at a time. They work to nurture a love for a slower pace of life, a walk around a city, and ultimately a more sustainable way of living. In this article, we focus on the story and origins of this brand and equally beautiful products that have become a refreshing addition to the world of sustainable stationery and accessories.
Upon first glance at some of Katie Leamon’s iconic pieces, you will be struck by their beautifully printed journals to delightful patterned gift wrap; each piece making clear the creator’s real love of stationery. Katie Leamon has created these pieces with the intention to nurture traditional habits and handwritten correspondence...to encourage appreciation of an art that sometimes feels as though is fast being forgotten.
Few brands evoke the feeling of a long stroll in the Mediterranean sun as strongly as Octaevo. With roots in Barcelona, their creations are sure to spark your wanderlust as this is a brand that incorporates the beauty of travel and culture into all that they do. From bright, bold paper vases to captivating trinket trays, founder Marcel Baer has created a lot to love.
We all love the feeling of buying a new notebook or a high quality pen. And yet, while most of us restock staple items as necessary, we might feel that these more expensive pieces of stationery should be rare treats. However, the many benefits to a piece of high quality stationery make it an investment rather than a treat or splurge.
Natural inks are a cleaner, more sustainable alternative that could help to keep dangerous chemicals away from the environment and may even bring about greater appreciation and connection with nature. It’s a great way to add more sustainability to your art & craftwork while benefiting from the vibrance of natural inks.
With the rise of climate change and increasing awareness of sustainability, we hear a lot about eco-friendly or green products ranging from laundry detergent to the commonplace piece of paper. Most of us have heard the terms ‘FSC’ and ‘recycled’, and a common misconception is that anything with the FSC logo on it means it is recycled paper, but that is not the case. To understand the difference, read on to find out.
Ola is a young British paper goods brand based in Bristol. Established in 2013 by designer Katy Goutefangea, its modern designs are mostly inspired from architecture and geometry as well as by artists such as Sol Lewitt, Anni Albers and Donald Judd. Imagine an almost meditative pattern punctuated by bright colours; simple, yet complex.
After months and months of juggling a job, studies, creating this web store, procrastination and life getting in the way, I'm so happy to finally be able to say that Līneae is officially open for business!