So in my endless hunt for stationery splendor I attended the British Craft Trade Fair in the hope of home-grown talent. Amongst the expected chintz and myriad of cutesy bunting types I found some contemporary gems, although I was disappointed not to find a bookbinder using heritage skills in an innovative contemporary way…so if you know of any give me a heads up!
My pick of the show was:
Hand cut, glued and assembled pop up card from artist Rosanne Mary Ruth :
Bespoke textile designer Laura Slaters‘ cards and prints:
The amazing individually hand pulled screen and archival quality giclée prints and cards by Snowdon Design :