PaperAwards winners announced

Katie Leamon low res.jpegTop Drawer A/W16 has just revealed the winners of the PaperAwards 2016, which were sponsored by luxury paper manufacturer GF Smith.

This exciting new initiative supports and recognises the creativity and innovation of the talented exhibitors within the Greetings & Stationery area at this September’s edition of Top Drawer.


There were three categories and the winners are:Ohh Deer low res.jpeg

Emotive Design: Katie Leamon
Engaging Print: Ohh Deer (Contemporary Collection)
Exciting Use of Colour: Portico Designs

The shortlist was selected by a panel of stationery industry experts including Clare Sprigings, stationery buyer for Selfridges , Abigail Warner, Owner & Founder of Abigail Warner and PaperFest, Alejandra Campos, Event Director of Top Drawer and Audrey Woollen, owner, buyer and creative director of Urbanic Paper Boutique.

Portico Design low res.jpegThe shortlisted exhibitors were judged in three categories: Emotive Design, Engaging
Print and Exciting Use of Colour. The trade were then invited to cast their votes via an online voting system.

The winners and shortlisted brands will all be showcased in the heart of the Greetings & Stationery area at Top Drawer, which opens its doors at London’s Olympia on September 11 – 13 2016.


Images from top to bottom: Katie Leamon, Ohh Dear, Portico