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Don’t write handwriting off yet!

Posted on 28th March, 2014

GetBritainWriting_2lineWriting by hand is becoming fashionable, and stationery and pens have never looked so good.

A coincidence? I don’t think so.

You don’t need to look any further than next week’s London Stationery Show which is the biggest so far, to see just how visual and tempting stationery has become.  It’s no wonder so many people say they love it.DGP_Stationery_103

The stationery market today is driven as much by colour and fashion as it is by need and function.  National Stationery Week’s Get Britain Writing and Get Kids Writing campaigns and a long list of retailers as well as the Post Office – not to mention branded London taxis – will be driving the message home next week to consumers and the media that writing and being able to write matters, if anything more than ever in a digital age.  And of course that you can never have too much stationery!

photo 5Enjoy the week and help spread the word on websites, Twitter and Facebook.
#NSW14 #GetBritainWriting #GetKidsWriting #LoveStationery are the hashtags to use and watch out for.

www.nationalstatoneryweek.com 

 

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New writing pencils designed for children

Posted on 2nd March, 2015

Write Size logoWrite Size is launching a revolutionary new product at next month’s Stationery Show to help children learn and develop writing skills.

The company is challenging the convention that all pencils and pens are approximately the same size and that children are given adult size products with which to learn to write from an early age.

The Write Size range of pencils has been developed through personal experience of watching children struggle to learn to write with tools which are too big for them and are made to the scale of children’s hands resulting in a better grip and more control for the child.Write Size 4

Write Size pencils are designed to encourage good handwriting habits and skills from the beginning.

For more information, go to www.writesize.org - Stand G225

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Pencilvanya

Posted on 27th November, 2014

It’s like Dracula… but with stationery!

Count Macula is a member of an influential Pencilvanyan family. Everything changes when a new breed of writers arrive and take over his family’s empire, forcing him to flee. During his exile, an eccentric old man helps Macula to develop powerful abilities but when he returns, he discovers that the biggest change is yet to come.
Pencilvanya is a collaborative project between Sally Bailey, Chris Harrington, Nick Harrison and Alex Amelines.

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