The organiser of Top Drawer, Clarion Events, has revealed the finalists of the A/W 2-18 PaperAwards, supported by G.F Smith. Five finalists have been selected in each of the three categories and retailers are now asked to vote for their favourites.
Engaging Print finalists: Wanderlust Paper Co., 1973 Ltd, UWP Luxe, MishMish and Studio Wald.
Emotive Design finalists: Small World, Pressed and Folded, Petra Boase, Stormy Knight and Katie Leamon
The judging panel included Hazel Walker from Paperchase, Emma Hawkins from Fortnum & Mason, Carly Pearson from Sainsburys, Holly Tucker, Co-Founder of notonthehighstreet.com and Holly & Co, Cara Wyatt at Selfridges, Lucy Edmonds, Founder of Quill London, Audrey Woollen from Urbanic, Neal Whittington of Present & Correct, David Hicks of Really Good and Janet Stevens and Mark Jessett, Paper Consultants for G.F Smith, reported on the high-quality of entries.
Top Drawer Event Director, Alejandra Campos says; “The PaperAwards were created to celebrate creativity, design and innovation within the Greetings & Stationery industry, and this season’s submissions certainly delivered on all three. The quality of entries has been exceptional.”