Danilo Promotions and Pyramid International have been named among the winners of this year’s Stationery Awards, taking home the top accolades across the Diaries and Calendars and Licensed Stationery categories.
Danilo was handed the Best Diaries and Calendars Award for its popular Peppa Pig My First Calendar, a line developed in partnership with Hasbro and Entertainment One. It was Pyramid International who took home the Best Licensed Stationery Award for its Stranger Things VHS Notebook.
The popular licensing pair were named the winners across 13 categories at the Stationery Awards 2020, an event organised by the London Stationery Show and Stationery Matters to recognise and benchmark good practice and innovation in the stationery sector.
2020 saw the introduction of new regional Retailer Awards and a Rising Star Award to run alongside the Product Awards. Over 350 entries were received and whittled down to the final winners.
The awards were judged by a host of industry experts including senior stationery buyers from WH Smith, John Lewis & Partners, and the National Trust to name a few.
The 2020 Product Award Winners are:
Arts & Crafts – Clipbook Creative Kit, by Filofax
Children’s Stationery – Lionheart Activity Book Collection, by Manuscript Pen Company
Desk Accessories – 10 Cube, by Collins Debden
Diaries and Calendars – Peppa Pig My First Calendar, by Danilo Promotions
Eco Stationery – 100% Tree Free Notebooks, Stone Paper Notebooks, by Magic Whiteboard
Filing and Storage – Troika On Pack storage set, by Troika with Pen and Paper Gift
Gift Packaging and Wrap – OnlyEco Retailer Eco Kit, by OnlyEco
Good Design Award – Love Writing Co. Writing Pencils, by Love Writing Co.
Licensed Stationery – Stranger Things VHS Notebook, by Pyramid International
Notebooks, Organisers, and Journals – The Gratitude List, by The Gratitude List
Novelty Stationery – Legami Erasable Pens, by Legami with Pen and Paper Gift
Social Stationery – Three Wishes Festive Box, by 1 Tree Cards
Writing Instruments – Caran d’Arche Paul Smith 849 Ballpoint Pen, by Stone Marketing
Retailer Award Winners
New regional retailer categories were added for 2020 to encourage entries from across the country. The winners are:
Best Independent Retailer – South – Scriptum
Best Independent Retailer – Midlands – Artcadia
Best Independent Retailer – North – Stationery Supplies
Best National Retailer – UK – Cult Pens
The Rising Star Award went to Marc Sach from Fuzzballs.