Craft Focus - April/May 2023 (Issue 96)

LSS LOWDOWN Your guide to London Stationery Show As the UK’s only event dedicated to the paper, arts and crafts, writing instruments and greeting card sectors, London Stationery Show is the ultimate destination for industry professionals. This May, over 150 carefully curated brands will be united under one roof, making this the buying event of the season. Feature line-ups announced As features and exhibiting brands continue to be announced, read on to find out how you can benefit from attending this May. The Creative Matters Workshops (sponsored by Jakar International) are a great way to test out the latest arts & crafts products before committing to buying, ensuring you’re making the most out of your finds. With a total of 16 workshop sessions across the two days of the show, you are guaranteed to see a variety of products in action, from some of your favourite exhibiting brands. These include Jakar International, demonstrating Caran D’Ache colours, edding, decorating wood coaters with acrylic pens, Exacompta Clairefontaine showcasing fine art inks, Quilling Card, teaching the art of quilling, Clever Fox Planner designing vision boards, and Royal Talens presenting a session on bullet journaling with Bruynzeel and calligraphy with Ecoline Duotip. Test innovative art materials and learn the best techniques to pass on to your customers. Sessions are free to attend but are limited in space, so make sure you register to be the first to hear about when session bookings open. London Stationery Show prides itself 31 LONDON STATIONERY SHOW