Craft Focus - February/March 2022 (Issue 89)

26 London Stationery Show returns in spring London Stationery Show, the UK’s only trade show dedicated to writing and paper products, returns from 17th-18th May, 2022 at the Business Design Centre. Visitors to London Stationery Show return year after year to source products from their favourite suppliers, discover something new for their store and find inspiration to help their business grow. The 2022 show is set to be the best yet, with thousands of products on show at the intimate Business Design Centre in trendy Islington, London. Event Director, Alex Butler says: “We understand how busy stationery industry professionals are, so our main goal at LSS is to provide a productive environment for both brands and buyers to forge connections and create partnerships that will last. Our carefully selected range of exhibitors cover all areas so whether you’re an independent or a department store, luxury or mass market, you’ll find something for you at the show.” More than 150 brands will be showcasing their latest and greatest products at London Stationery Show in May. Big brands already confirmed for the spring event include: Frisk, Avenue Mandarine, Brause, Calligraphe, ClaireFontaine, Decopatch, Falken, G. Lalo, Herbin, Maildor, Rhodia, Rembrandt, Cobra, Van Gogh, Talens Art Creation, Ecoline, Sakura, Faber-Castell, Schneider, Platinum and Midori, Zieler, Caran D’Ache amongst many others. The show also features the ‘Boutique collection’, a space dedicated to independent brands who have something original to offer that will truly set your business apart from your competitors. This curated section of the event is a must for buyers seeking that next ‘it’ product that will have customers queuing round the block. Insight, inspiration & innovation You’ll leave London Stationery Show with more than just exciting new product as the show hosts a fantastic education programme made up of Retail Matters Seminars, the Creative Matters Workshops and 1-2-1 business advice clinics with industry experts. The incredibly popular Creative Matters Workshops offer visitors the chance to get creative with products from the exhibitors. All pre-registered will have the opportunity to book in when sessions are announced in the coming months. Registration for London Stationery Show is now open, so head to: to download your ticket for fast-track entry. Whether you’re a buyer looking for new brands or a brand looking for buyers, LSS is where stationery professionals meet and write their orders. If you’re interested in exhibiting, contact Chantelle White at: or telephone +44 (0)207 772 8455.