Back to School: 5 Of The Best Stylish Stationery Brands

Let’s face it, stationery shopping was the highlight of heading back to student life after the bliss of the summer holidays, right? In the spirit of those going back to school and work we’re taking a look at 5 of the best finds for jazzing up your stationery game. Whether your home office needs a little love or you’re looking to brighten your desk at work, stationery isn’t just for the kids and there is an amazing range of stylish finds out there just waiting to be discovered…



Trouva is an online treasure trove and one of our favourite websites for all things interiors! Bringing together beautiful British boutiques from across the country, it’s the place to go when looking for unique products. Stationery is no exception to this with trendy metallic desk organisers featured alongside creative notepads, colourful pens and super chic message boards.

Shown below: Holly’s House A2 Pink Message Board £90.00 / Areaware Paper Clips £9.95 / Block Design Desk Tidy £20.00 / Areaware Concrete Desk Set £50.00 / NPW Set of 4 Positive Pens £8.50 / Risotto Hit List Note Pad £6.00



One for the style savvy, Tom Dixon is renowned for his statement design pieces and has taken the same approach with his luxe stationery range. Metallics take centre stage with beautiful high-shine gold, brass and copper essentials such as bookmarks and staplers complemented by a selection of vibrant notebooks.

Shown below: Tool The Copycat £50.00 / Ink Book from £10.00 / Cog Pen Ball Brass £35.00 / Tool The Bookworm Hand £15.00 / Tool The Golden Rule £15.00 / Cube Copper Collection from £60.00 for the Stapler



Anthropologie’s collection of stationery varies from season to season but always promises to add a hint of luxury with whimsical floral or fauna prints and gold accents. Their latest collaboration with Liberty sees stunning diary and journal designs adorned with iconic Liberty patterns in bright colour palettes.

Shown below: Gilded Parisienne Pencil Case £20.00 / Liberty for Anthropologie Wiltshire Berry Clipfolio £24.00 / Sketched Songbird Mousepad £18.00 / Oo La La Planner £18.00 / Lioness Stapler £22.00 / Giraffe Pencil Holder £16.00 / Feather Touch Weekly Planner £8.99



Hay’s collection is one for Scandi lovers and minimalists everywhere. Each piece of stationery is designed with elegant simplicity, effortless style and the added benefit of an incredibly affordable price tag.  Hay is based in Denmark but luckily for us they have suppliers around the UK to ensure you can indulge all your minimal stationery desires.

Shown below: Iris Pen Holder from £29.00 / Starfish Card Store from £25.00/ Elastic Ball from £7.00 / UU Ash Tray from £13.00 / Bullet Pen from £5.00 / Tape Black from £15.00




The supermarkets have been building their reputation for style steals in the home and Sainsbury’s is definitely one to watch when it comes to their stationery collection. On-trend materials such as marble and rose gold are considered for inspiration and created into designs that will appeal to the style-conscious individual.

Shown below: Sainsbury’s Ethereal Marble A4 Notebook £4.00 / Sainsbury’s Ethereal Paperweight £4.00 / Sainsbury’s Ethereal Rose Gold Pen £5.00 / Sainsbury’s Ethereal Rose Gold Paperclips £2.00 / Sainsbury’s Ethereal Geo A5 Notebook £2.00