PaperAwards finalists revealed by Top Drawer

Top Drawer is delighted to announce the finalists for PaperAwards A/W17. Sponsored by G.F Smith, this new initiative has been set up to support and recognise the creativity and innovation of the talented exhibitors within the Greetings & Stationery area at this Septembers edition of Top Drawer.


The finalists were selected by a panel of stationery industry experts including Geraldine James from Selfridges, Kirsty White, Product & Design Manager at Heals, Jess Sims, UK Marketing Manager at West Elm, Mark Jessett and Janet Stevens of G.F Smith, Abigail Warner, owner & founder of Abigail Warner and PaperFest and finally Top Drawer’s Show Director Alejandra Campos.

The shortlist consists of three categories: Engaging Print, Engaging Use of Colour and Emotive Design. The finalists are as follows:

Engaging Print

Hunter Paper Co
Roger La Borde
Bespoke Letter Press
Ding ding


Engaging Use of Colour

Petra Boase
Spots and Stripes
Hello Miss May
Oh Deer
Card Nest


Emotive Design

Card Nest
Hello Geronimo
All the way to say
Blank Inside Design



Trade are now invited to cast their votes via an online voting system by September 1 at the website:

The winners will be announced just before the show. Visitors to Top Drawer will have the opportunity to see the winning and shortlisted designs, and meet the winners and finalists in person, at the PaperAwards 2017 showcase in the heart of the Greetings & Stationery area.

Top Drawer will be take place on September 10 – 12 2017 at London Olympia.