While the art of letter writing or even taking down notes seems to slowly become a thing of the past, there are still those who find inexplicable joy in running their fingers through that perfectly bound leather journal or writing their name on the first page of a brand-new notebook. If finding the perfect stationery has been a tad elusive for you true blue stationery lovers, here are some exclusive brands you can check out.
Dots & Doodles
A design studio that specialises in stationery of all kinds be it desk stationery, social stationery, invites or announcements, Dots and Doodles is your go to store for handcrafted stationery that can be personalised per your requirements. They have an eclectic range of letter paper, business cards, note cards, gift tags, doodle books, hard bound journals and even sibling note cards.
Handcrafted with a distinct organic vibe, Craft Boat offers a range of writing products made from recycled paper dyed in indigenous colours like turmeric, indigo and the like. Their travel journals, greeting cards, sketch book and pocket notebooks are replete with indigenous prints and is an ode to traditional Indian craftsmanship.
With sustainability at its core, Bluecat paper is focused on creating 100% tree free, acid free and sustainable paper products like sketch books, stationery sets, calendars, folders etc. The wood pulp free handmade papers are made from a variety of waste materials like cotton rag, corn and coffee husk, elephant poo, bagasse and flax fibre.
Available on Etsy this one is ideal if you are a fan of the old school white and ivory letterpress stationery. Made from cotton, each piece is elegant and handprinted with a vintage letterpress machine in a blind emboss style.
Boho chic, fun and fresh, Odd Giraffe has a wide range of planners, desk accessories, journals and note pads. If you are a stickler for organization, their wellness planners and gratitude journals are just for you!
An artisanal stationery brand that is produced consciously, OriginOne is the perfect blend of quality, durability and aesthetics. The products have a contemporary appeal and include gift boxes, thread stitched and wire-bound notebooks and even vintage inspired personalised bookplate stickers to customise your journals, notebooks and diaries.
The Ink Bucket
A stationery and lifestyle brand, The Ink Bucket offers planners, calendars, sketch books, greeting cards, diaries and much more in signature designs which are all hand painted. Flowers, botanical prints, pastel colours and unique lettering done up in gouache paint are a special feature of their products.
Chic designs, a professional vibe and impeccable packaging make Paperclip organisers, notebooks as well as doodlers and artists kits a clear favourite with customers irrespective of their age. My Paperclip offers personalisation services and one can customize by choosing the colour and title page apart from blind embossing or foil imprinting your name, logo or symbol.
A design company that makes stationery with distinctly progressive designs, Rubberband products are known for their vibrant hues, refreshing appeal and immaculate functionality. Apart from notebooks, Rubberband has unusual products like corrugated rulers as well as memo blocks.
Priyal Shah Design
Designed in collaboration with local artisans, Priyal Shah designs are an ode to the vibrant colours of Rajasthan and is made using handmade paper. All designs can not only be customised but also specially recreated to suit customer requirements and occasion needs. Do not miss her specially curated stationery boxes in collaboration with indigenous Phad artists.
Contemporary designs, novel colours, shapes and materials make Square Dot stationery exclusive and their range includes personalised invites, announcements and coffee table books. Do check out their personalised seals which is also a great gift idea.
A niche paperie that offers some luxurious paper products, Paperfields’ creations include gift boxes, envelopes, paper trays and confectionary packaging. Their bespoke order section offers customised stationery solutions as per age, occasion and requirement.