Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift or kitting out your home office, there’s nothing quite like new stationery. You’re sure to find the perfect pens, paper, and desk accessories at one of these London stationery shops.
Liberty of London is of course known as a destination for luxury fashion and beauty, but it also stocks (and produces!) a beautiful range of stationery. Here you’ll find gift wrapping paper and bags in the same floral prints that Liberty is most famous for, leather-bound embossed notebooks and photo albums, brass and copper plated desk accessories, and a range of modern stationery designed by the best papergoods makers in the business.
Regent Street, Carnaby, London W1B 5AH
2. Present & Correct
Present & Correct is a stationery lover’s dream, with an emphasis on minimal and retro design. If you’re looking for props for the perfect Instagram desk flat lay, this is the place to go. Check out the pick and mix vintage erasers, multicoloured masking tape, and 1950s Viarco Pencils.
23 Arlington Way, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 1UY
Modern stationers Papersmiths started out in Bristol and now has five stores, including 3 in London – Shoreditch (Box Park), King’s Cross (inside the beautifully curated Wolf & Badger in Coal Drops Yard) and Chelsea. If you’re searching for a greeting card to bring a smile to someone’s face, you really can’t go wrong with the selection here. There is also a great range of diaries and planners to suit all tastes, and pens from Kaweco and Caran d’Ache.
170 Pavilion Road, Chelsea, London SW1X 0AW
Located at Coal Drops Yard and in Dulwich, lifestyle store and retail concept iyouall stocks stationery from Japanese brands Hightide and Midori. Think utilitarian cases for notebooks and writing implements, as well as playful greeting cards from Lucy Loves.
Kings Cross – Coal Drops Yard, 113 Lower Stable Street, London N1C 4DR
Quill offers a selection of gorgeous luxury stationery including personalised notebooks, handmade leather pencil cases, brass paperclips and fountain pens. They also run sell-out calligraphy workshops for beginners and intermediates, and offer a handwritten calligraphy service for wedding invitations and place cards.
37 Amwell Street, London EC1R IUR
6. Choosing Keeping
This beautiful shop started out on Columbia Road (of the famous flower market) and now occupies a great central spot in the Seven Dials Covent Garden area. Elevating stationery to an art form, the store is packed full of beautiful papergoods and desk accessories that make unique gifts or a nice treat for yourself. There’s a wide selection of notebooks, pretty wrapping paper, fountain pens in a range of metals and finishes, novelty paper clips and some pretty glass paperweights to choose from.
128 Colombia Road, London E2 7RG
7. The Conran Shop
The Conran Shops in Marylebone and Chelsea may be best known for furniture and other beautiful things for the home, but they also boast a great selection of stationery items. Expect to find lettered brush pots from Birdie Hall, Artline pens, Vitra toolboxes and spiral diaries from Delfonics.
8. Mount Street Printers
If you’re after bespoke stationery with classic and elegant design, head to this shop on Mount Street, which uses a selection of traditional printing techniques including letterpress, foil blocking, and copperplate stamping to create custom invitations, correspondence cards, and letterheads. There’s also a selection of off-the-shelf stationery and leather notebooks and accessories.
4 Mount Street, London W1K 3LW
9. House of Hackney
House of Hackney is known for its bold printed textiles for the home and clothing but it also produces a range of stationery including notebooks, cards, and pencil cases in the brand’s most popular prints.
131 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6 JE
From the team behind Monocle magazine, this small but perfectly formed Marylebone shop stocks luxury designer lifestyle items and stationery such as Caran d’Ache pens, linen pocket notebooks, and oak and brass paperweights.
2 George Street, Marylebone, London W1U 3QS