After dozens of entries and a scrupulous round of judging, London Stationery Show is delighted to announce the six businesses who have won the annual LaunchPad competition.
LaunchPad aims to shine a light on emerging businesses looking to break into the stationery industry, and showcase their unique products to a wider audience. The opportunity allows the winners to exhibit alongside market-leading brands at London Stationery Show and meet top buyers visiting the UK’s leading trade event dedicated to arts & crafts, greeting cards, paper products and writing instruments.
The lucky winners also receive a range of marketing support, plus 50% off a stand at London Stationery Show 2024.The 2023 LaunchPad winners are:
Curlicue Gifting creates sustainable giftwrap and accessories. All designs are done in collaboration with artists and illustrators, valuing sustainability and design equally.
Enayball is a UK SME focused on promoting equality by providing affordable access to independent living for individuals with disabilities. Its first product is a tool that allows anyone with a physical disability to independently draw.
Jennifer Tune creates modern but minimalistic greeting cards, prints and giftwrap. Each product is created with sustainability in mind and blends contemporary typography, tactile paper and specialist print techniques.
Ladies Let’s Plan
The Ladies Let’s Plan Epic Planner Range helps clients strategise their everyday planning, with ‘top tips’ and plenty of space to capture memories and plan out ultimate goals.
Lione and Sheikh
Lione and Sheikh is a small women-owned London based business that hand-makes and illustrates eco-friendly products, greeting cards and novelty stationery, focusing on minimalist pop culture designs and botanical illustrations.
Moonducks Design sells handmade sustainable notebooks, made from various recycled papers and available in more than 30 colours.
Visit London Stationery Show at the Business Design Centre in Islington on May 16 and May 17 to meet the winners and see their design debuts for yourself. Click here for your FREE pass.