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03 Jan 2020

Winners for 8th edition of the prestigious PaperAwards announced

Winners for 8th edition of the prestigious PaperAwards announced

From beautiful prints and vibrant palettes to innovative design and undeniable originality, the S/S20 edition of the PaperAwards, sponsored by G.F Smith, has revealed the very best in greetings and stationery, as voted by the industry.

Emotive Design

  • Winner – Raspberry Blossom                                     
  • Runner Up – Sadler Jones                                                      
  • Runner Up – Dicky Bird

 Exciting Use of Colour

  • Winner – Raspberry Blossom                                    
  • Runner Up – Type and Story                                           
  • Runner Up – Lagom Design

Engaging Print

  • Winner – Type and Story                                                
  • Runner Up – Sadler Jones                                          
  • Runner Up – Hotchpotch

Best Stationery Design

  • Winner – Sleepy Bee Studio                                       
  • Runner Up – The Completist                                                 
  • Runner Up – Ola

Representing the best in retails across department stores, high street staples and indies, this season’s expert judging panel comprised of:

  • Audrey Woollen, Urbanic
  • Craig Kilmartin, Five & Dime 
  • Emily Dunstan, Heal’s 
  • Emma Clooney, Paperchase    
  • Emma Hawkins, Fortnum & Mason 
  • Fran Webberley, Five & Dime 
  • Heidi Richardson, Little Paperie
  • Holly Tucker, Holly & Co and Not On The High Street
  • Jenny Wingfield, Search and Rescue    
  • Joe Guest, Paperchase  
  • Lucy Sticka, Little Paperie  
  • Mark Janson-Smith, Postmark Online 
  • Olivia Davies, Search and Rescue    
  • Preena Patel, The Design Museum
  • Samantha Gibbs, Nest
  • Sarah Holmes, Pencil Me In
  • Sarah Sevier, V&A 
  • Sidonie Warren, Papersmiths 
  • Victoria Suffield, The Hambledon

Winners and runners up will have their work showcased in the Greetings & Stationery area at Top Drawer S/S20, and each winner will receive a prize worth more than £2,500. This includes free paper from GF Smith, a 6 month membership with PressLoft, a one hour brand consultation with The Bespoke Brand Designer, and a product shoot with Katherine Larcombe


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