• 'Hola!' to ola!

    'Hola!' to ola!

    17 February 2020

    In the year that marks the fifth anniversary of their signature Layflat Notebook, we say 'Hola!' to ola! Unsurprisingly, ola founder Katy Goutefangea is a great fan of the humble notebook. Well, you wouldn’t go to the trouble of creating an object if you didn't really ......Read More

  • Pentel Energel - Mission Impossible

    Pentel Energel - Mission Impossible

    17 February 2020

    Tom Cruise has nothing to do with this - I should just point that out now. And no, Simon Pegg doesn't feature either. Sorry. But it felt like Mission Impossible when Pentel innovators were asked, in the late 1990s, to develop an entirely new ink. ......Read More

  • Dotty About Paper

    Dotty About Paper

    4 February 2020

    Lisa Forde was so dotty about paper she decided to start selling some. And she named her company… The Card Gallery! Oh. So where did Dotty About Paper come from? Good question. When Lisa was preparing to get married in 2002, she realised there really wasn't ......Read More

  • ST Dupont

    ST Dupont

    4 February 2020

    In 1872, innovator and photographer Simon Tissot Dupont founded S.T. Dupont, a Parisian maison dedicated to producing 'exceptional goods for exceptional people'. Initially offering leather briefcases to businessmen, he progressed to luxury travel trunks and cases coveted by the European elite, and he supplied no ......Read More

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