Katie Leamon Goes “Back to Basics” with Monochrome Stationery Designs
Today I’m delighted to be able to share a first look at the new monochrome stationery collection of Katie Leamon. The new range reflects the company’s beginnings; adding to their signature range of hand-printed greetings cards and contemporary wrapping papers. Featuring simple and clean monochrome designs, the collection is printed onto the finest ivory card stock; adding a little elegance to every day.
Highlights of the Monochrome Stationery Collection
There are 3 products within the range; greetings cards, age cards and gift wrap. Let’s take a closer look at the each of these new items.
Hand-Printed Deco Greetings Cards
The monochrome stationery range features 26 greetings cards for a variety of occasions. Original illustrations are mixed with typography designs, and a beautiful, die-cut edge, inspired by vintage stamps. The cards are A6 in size, printed on FSC certified card stock and left blank inside for a personal message; Each is paired with bespoke navy and gold envelopes.
Age Range Greetings Cards
Alongside the everyday greetings cards, the range also has 10 new designs for special birthday ages. With simple graphics and bold brushstrokes, the cards are an elegant way to celebrate a landmark birthday in style. The greetings cards are printed onto a petit (115 x 84 mm) FSC certified card and left blank inside for a birthday message. Each of the age cards is matched with a monochrome marbled envelope.
The final part of the monochrome stationery collection is 3 new designs of wrapping paper. In keeping with the rest of the range the gift wrap is printed with simple graphic designs in a black and white colour palette. Each gift wrap designs is available in flat sheets or in packs of 2 sheets of gift wrap paired with matching gift tags. The sheets of gift wrap measure 500 x 700 mm and are printed on an FSC certified paper.
Award Winning Stationery
Those of you who recognise the signature style at the heart of this new monochrome stationery range will recall Katie’s stationery design was recognised for best ‘Emotive Design’ at the 2016 PaperAwards.
Presented at Top Drawer Autumn last year, the awards celebrated design, innovation and creativity within the world of greetings & stationery. Three design traits, which are happily found in the new monochrome stationery range.
About Katie Leamon
Katie Leamon is a luxury card and stationery brand, which launched in 2011; reflecting Katie’s love of typography, stationery and vintage curiosities. Today the company is split between a design studio in the heart of London, and a family-run production studio in the English countryside. Between the two they design & deliver original paper goods with beautiful, simple design, that aims to evoke a sense of nostalgia.
The beautiful, hand-finished collections are made with incredible care and attention; the products are mainly hand-printed using individual polymer rubber stamps, which results in unique products with an authentic, tactile quality.
Katie Leamon designs can be found in stockists across the world; including landmark shops such as Selfridges, Anthropologie, Harrods and Fortnum & Masons.
Where to Buy
Featured items in the monochrome stationery range are: Deco Greeting Cards, £3.50; Age Greeting Cards, £3.15 and Wrapping Paper, from £2.25 per sheet.
To find out more please visit the Katie Leamon website.