The A/W19 edition of the PaperAwards, sponsored by G.F Smith have been revealed at Top Drawer. The winner of each of the four categories—Exciting Use of Colour, Emotive Design, Engaging Print and, for the first time this season, Best Stationery Design—will receive a prize worth more than £1,000. All finalists will have their work showcased in the Greetings & Stationery area at Top Drawer A/W19, running 8-10 September at Olympia London.
Emotive Design Winner – Stormy Knight Runner Up – Artcadia Runner Up – Deadpan
Exciting Use of Colour Winner – Alphablots Runner Up – Stormy Knight Runner Up – Paper Plane
Engaging Print Winner – Made by Shannon Runner Up – Wanderlust Paper Co. Runner Up – cut&make
Best Stationery Design – new category this season Winner – Text from a Friend Runner Up – Paper Plane Runner Up – Rama Publishing
Taking place for the 7th time, the PaperAwards entries this season impressed the prestigious list of judges—that included the likes of Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason, The Design Museum, Waterstones, Paperchase, Heals, Oliver Bonas and Not on the High Street—so much so, that it was decided to increase the number of shortlisted entries per category from six to seven.