Craft Focus - April/May 2022 (Issue 90)

that really matter. The Creative Matters workshops will also feature at LSS 2022. These sessions help buyers understand products directly from the people who know them inside and out. Finally, our Business Advice Clinics will provide buyers with the opportunity to meet 121 with experts to ask their burning questions. So far, the list of confirmed speakers include: Rachel Emma Waring, Untld Project, The Resilient Retail Club and Martha Brook. We’ll be releasing our schedule very soon, so make sure you register to be the first to book. What names, both familiar and new, can you confirm will be participating? Each year we welcome the biggest brands in the industry alongside exciting new companies. The 2022 show will see the likes of Caran D’Ache, Carioca, Colorvelvet, Craft Planet, Ecoline, FaberCastell, Frisk, House of Crafts, Indeutsch Industries, Jaques Herbin, Koh-I-Noor, Kuretake, Moleskine, Nu:Products, Printworks, Sakura, Staedtler, Storigraphic Ltd, Talens Art Creation, The Lionheart Tales, Tombow, Uni-ball, West Design, Zieler …and many more. Head to to browse the full exhibitor list. Is there anything particularly exciting you are looking forward in 2022? We know that over the past two years, many retailers have made the decision to diversify their offering. We’re excited to welcome these stores (maybe for the first time) to LSS to help them find the next hero product. It’s a great opportunity to source new brands and products for their new consumers. How can buyers register? Our registration process is simple and takes minutes. Once a company is registered, they can add additional buyers in just a few clicks. Scan the QR code to start your registration. SHOW DETAILS: Dates: 17th-18th May, 2022 Venue: Business Design Centre, London Key features: 150 brands, Seminars, Workshops, Business Advice Clinics and much more Registration: EXHIBITOR LIST EXACLAIR Stand: M400 ExaClair Limited, the UK supplier of the Exacompta, Clairefontaine, G. Lalo, Herbin, Brause, Décopatch, Avenue Mandarine and Rhodia brands is showcasing an exciting range of innovative products at this year’s London Stationery Show. From Rhodia, the newly released selection of weekly planners, memo blocks and desk accessories will be on display together with the latest notebook and Goalbook journal colour variations, as well as the most recent Clairefontaine stationery collections. These include the distinctive Deyrolle Animalis and Jungle Harmony designs, plus the latest additions to the fashionable Neo Deco, Jeans & Cocoa and Flying Spirit ranges. Additionally, the new traveller’s notebooks will be available to view. These are designed for collating holiday journaling and come with sticker board accessories and feature Clairefontaine’s signature premium-quality, PEFC™ certified 90gsm brushed vellum paper that’s loved by pen fans globally. A comprehensive choice of stylish Exacompta photo albums and accessories will also be presented. These feature a variety of contemporary patterns that are available across a number of album design formats. There will also be a focus on the ever-growing range of Clairefontaine crafting products, with their latest extensions to the bestselling origami packs on display. The successful Décopatch range will also be profiling its refreshed range of the popular mini kits. Lawrence Savage, Marketing Manager at ExaClair, says the show is a chance to demonstrate the company’s strategic philosophies: “We’re really looking forward to exhibiting at the London Stationery Show this year. It gives us the ideal opportunity to highlight our latest product releases, whilst allowing us to reveal the progress we have made in our efforts to manufacture more innovative and sustainable products, whilst upholding our high standards in quality and design.” 38