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  • Writing matters to Samanah Duran because….

    Posted on March 8, 2017 by National Stationery Week

    “I feel that handwriting still plays a key part in adding that personal touch when connecting to someone. I have had the pleasure of receiving so many heartfelt warming letters and notes over the years and I never get tired of reading them, especially ones from my grandparents. I feel that now we have adapted […]

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    Writing Matters to the National Stationery Week team because…

    Posted on March 6, 2017 by National Stationery Week

    We asked Tim Willoughby and Chris Leonard Morgan from the National Stationery Week team why Writing Matters to them. Here are their answers…         “Writing Matters to me because my best ideas never start with ‘Ctrl’ ‘Alt’ ‘Delete               “There are a number of reasons, some […]

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  • My Favourite Things

    Posted on March 5, 2017 by Vanessa Fortnam

    img34Pen2Paper magazine asked London Stationery Show founder, Chris Leonard-Morgan, to name his six favourite stationery items.  …

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  • Letters all over the world with Toby Little

    Posted on March 3, 2017 by National Stationery Week

    It seems ages since half term week but a lot has happened to me since then including the fact that I started to blog for National Stationery Week. It’s really exciting! I started my project in June 2013, and since then, I have had over 400 responses to my letters. That’s a lot of different […]

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    Why writing matters to Natalie Trice.

    Posted on February 23, 2017 by National Stationery Week

      My name is Natalie and I am a writer.   I write for a living, I blog for fun and oh yes, I am an author too.   My love of writing started when I was in reception. Mrs. Armstrong would keep our crayons in tobacco tins and my prize possession was a little […]

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  • Writing by hand DOES matter

    Posted on May 25, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    YouGov logoThere is a lot of discussion in the media about whether writing by hand is any…

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  • Future Proofing Stationery

    Posted on May 13, 2016 by Vanessa Fortnam

    castelli black and gold collectionSo how does the stationery industry stay ahead of the curve? The speakers at last month’s…

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  • Writing Matters to Paperchase’s David Bateman because…

    Posted on April 30, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    “…despite all things digital thriving over the last decade (with no sign of slowing), you’d think that writing in the traditional sense would be history but we continue to see a rise in the sales of letter writing products and associated gifts, as well as Arts and Crafts. In today’s world customers are as eager […]

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    Writing Matters to Evo Group’s Matt Nuttall because…

    Posted on April 26, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    “…its vital in all aspects and stages of life. From greeting cards through to lecture and meeting notes, writing keeps a record of essential moments in time, but it keeps it in a personal way with each person’s individual style- which is instantly recognisable as theirs and theirs alone.” Matt Nuttall is Product Marketing Coordinator at Evo […]

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    Writing Matters to the National Handwriting Association’s Angela Webb because…

    Posted on April 25, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    “I value handwriting for the pleasure it gives, both to the writer and the reader. I love to see the individual hand of my friends on envelopes and on letters – so personal.”   What is the best way to encourage people to hand write over using digital devices? I think it is to make […]

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    Writing Matters to PlanBee’s Becky Cranham because…

    Posted on April 22, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    “…I have always had a relationship with stationery that borders on the unhealthy. Ever since I was very young, a trip to buy new pens, pencils and notebooks was cause for dizzying levels of excitement. Even now, I could quite happily spend an hour or more browsing in stationery shops for yet another notebook with […]

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    Writing Matters to Hochanda’s Paul Wright because….

    Posted on April 21, 2016 by National Stationery Week

    “… it’s one of the most powerful tools of communication. You can convey a thousand different emotions. Writing is a craft and a skill you will need at every stage in life; being able to write well will help you in your exams at school and university, it will help you apply for jobs, it […]

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