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Work With Us

Work With Us

Happiness has many forms and new stationery is one of them. You're on our website right now so chances are you probably already know a bit about us. If you're here for the job, here's what you need to know.  We are looking for new people to join our talented team of Papersmiths in our Chelsea flagship, our growing Brighton e-commerce operation and our King's Cross concession store. We have part time and full time roles available.Our Chelsea store is on Pavilion Road, just around the corner from the iconic King's Road with boutiques like Ganni, Miista and Aesop. Our King's Cross concession is inside Wolf...

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The best pen for the job: our guide to art and design pens

The best pen for the job: our guide to art and design pens

You don't have to be a professional illustrator or designer to inject some colour and flair onto your page. Whether you're a wannabe bullet journaller or a seasoned brush letterer looking to add a little extra to your practice, here's our tried and tested visual guide to our artist pen collection. 

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The Grand Tour: Part Two

The Grand Tour: Part Two

Our first collection of Papersmiths notebooks is now live. In Part One of our Grand Tour, we looked at the cover designs in the collection. Now, let's explore what's on the inside.Six notebooks make up the collection. All are A5 in size and have 236 dot grid or ruled pages. As much as I wanted to launch with plain and graph pages, too, I had to set some boundaries. So we're starting out with our most popular sheets, but plan to launch the others later on.This first run is a limited edition and there will be just 100 notebooks of each design variation....

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The Grand Tour: Part One

The Grand Tour: Part One

Our first collection of Papersmiths notebooks is now live. For Part One of our Grand Tour, we'll be judging the book by its cover and focusing on the outside of each notebook. Six paperback notebooks make up the collection. All are A5 in size and have a thick 270gsm cover, finished with an emboss which creates a beautiful, tactile texture. Let's meet the gang.Hands up if you saw this one coming. The burnt orange is the colour of the walls in our Chelsea outpost and our first tote bag. A pattern of tiny squiggles is embossed on the cover, in a nod to the marks found on...

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In progress: our first notebook collection

In progress: our first notebook collection

Our first collection of Papersmiths notebooks launches next week so here's a glimpse of what's been going on behind the scenes. This collection is all about colour so my first port of call was to delve into my favourite resources for colour research. From compendiums of colour to swatch books, I was on a mission to find the ideal hues. Playing around with colour combinations because each colour needs to work together in pairs, trios and as a group. After all, they'll be sitting on the shelves beside each other (once our shops reopen!). They've got to be individually strong, too. While spending the best...

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