Greetings & Stationery at Autumn Fair is going to be packed full of the most sensational collections of every kind of greetings and stationery products, bringing together creative, fun and colourful greeting cards, wrapping papers, stationery, accompanying gifts and paper decorations.
From September 3-6 at NEC Birmingham, Hall 6 will come to life, celebrating the latest Greetings and Stationery collections from a host of favourite and new brands. The Art File, Emotional Rescue, Paper Salad, The Little Dog Laughed, Early Bird Designs, By Molly & Izzy, Five Dollar Shake, Emma Ball, Cardology, Penguin Ink, The Seed Card Company, Letterbox Love, Jumble, Twizler, Dean Morris Cards, Alljoy Design, Jane Buurman Handmade, Lola Design, Holy Mackerel, Brainbox Candy, Perfect Planner Company, Natural Partners, Print Circus, Wish Strings, Louise Tiler, Emma Ball, MoonGazer Cards, Morrigan, and many more will showcase their new collections.
The popular GCA Debut area returns, spotlighting the industry’s exciting up and coming new designers including Hazel Bee, Fox Under the Moon, Angie’s Folk Art, Dixons Doodles, Coach House Partners, Richart Designs, Susel & Co, and Nicole Elders. Situated next to the GCA Debut area, visitors will be able to find out all about the GCA’s Thinking of You Week and #Cardmitment campaigns designed to encourage people to send greetings cards.
Daniel Mayhew, Event Director, Autumn Fair said: “The Greetings & Stationery sector, without fail, makes me smile and this year’s show will offer visitors an awe-inspiring and heartwarming collection of beautifully designed and thoughtful cards alongside stationery, wrapping and accompanying gifts. We are also delighted to continue our partnership with the GCA and support both Thinking of You Week and the new #Cardmitment campaigns. We are totally committed to helping harness the emotional power and positive impact of greeting cards and look forward to welcoming visitors to engage with our specially created pop-up spaces next to the GCA Debut area.”
At the show, the Spring & Autumn Fair teams will also share videos for social channels of themselves holding their most treasured greetings card revealing why it means the world to them, and explaining why they’ve kept it.
GCA Debut continues to offer a platform to new small publishers. This season, visitors will discover:
Nicole Elders, giftware and greetings card brand that specialises in creating beautiful and unique designs that combine the ancient art of calligraphy with contemporary design.
Angie’s Folk Art, a fresh new collection of images by artist Angie Jenkins who is based in Devon.
Susel & Co, a luxury stationery designer and manufacturer based in North Yorkshire. Recently, Susel & Co has begun working with UK-based fabric printers to expand its range into homewares, including tea towels, sitting alongside their Notecards, Writing Sets, Greeting Cards, Place Cards, Mini Prints, and Giclee Prints.
Richarts Designs produce greeting cards, prints, stationery and other homeware products, all hand designed by Amy, and guaranteed to make you smile.
Dixon Does Doodle creates greetings cards, art prints, giant colouring posters, split pin puppet craft packs, jigsaws, games featuring dinosaurs, animals, monsters, zombies and everything in-between!
Little Giorgo’s Designs offers cute hand drawn, design-led greeting cards, prints and wrapping paper using the couple’s six-year-old son Giorgo’s adorably amusing and charismatic illustrations.
Coach House Partners will showcase gifting designs including metal and wooden model kits, craft sets, jigsaw puzzles, books, notebooks, greeting cards and many other wonderful products.
Hazel Bee Cards homes in on the familiar and mundane moments of life! For cute, sarcastic humour for all occasions, make a beeline for its 100% recycled, compostable, FSC and UK made cards.
Fox Under The Moon, this year’s People’s Choice Gift Of The Year Winner, sets itself apart with original artwork drawn by founder, Stacey McNeill, which is then turned into greeting cards, stationery and gifts.Autumn Fair opens this Sunday, go to www.autumnfair.com for the latest information.