Author: NLDesign

Presenting Pabuku!

With Springtime comes new beginnings, and this Spring we are excited to be representing brand new card brand – Pabuku! Pabuku was brought into creation by two lovely ladies with backgrounds in art and graphic design. Ulla and Ute develop the images for their cards by collecting and collaging together old illustrations creating a rich, imaginative and diverse story in a each image. Each card is then printed on a particular printer that allows stunning detail and quality in the reproduction of the old drawings – in fact we encourage you to get your magnifying glass out to see for yourself!                         The card’s story is continued on the reverse side of the card where you will find another small illustration accompanied by a small epigram enhancing the illustration on the front and asking you to interact with the card, turning it over in your hand to link the sentence to the front illustration. Self nicknamed ‘The Quirky Paperie’ their whimsical illustrations are full …

New from Emily McDowell Studio for Spring 2018

Spring is a time for new things and what better than some brand new cards from Emily McDowell. There are some fantastic new designs for their signature empathy cards, as well as Happy Birthday and friendship cards. Take a look at the new catalogue here. There is also a new order form which can be downloaded, for ordering Emily McDowell products. Just enter in the total quantity of each product you require, and the total will be added up at the bottom and send it over to us;

Klippan Spring 2018 – Available Soon!

Spring might still feel a little far away but luckily Klippan’s new Spring 2018 collection is here to warm us up. There are some fabulous new designs, including the stylish tropical Coconut print, and the fabulous peacock pattern. Both available in a variety of products including aprons, cushions and napkins. There are also some brand new blanket designs, typically Scandinavian in their simple geometric designs, Doris is a super soft brushed cotton blanket available in Grey, Petrol, Yellow, Emerald and Rose Brown. Luxor is a more traditional weave made from 100% organic lambswool, available in Stone, Saffron, Terracotta, Denim, Cactus and Black. Downloadable catalogues and pricelists will be available on our wholesale website soon.

Pluto Produkter and Miffy

This Autumn/Winter Pluto has greatly expanded their range of products of the much loved character Miffy. First appearing in 1955 by Dick Bruna, Miffy has remained an appealing character for children all over the world, and with Pluto’s new range of products she is more than just a little rabbit in a story book. To the existing collection, Pluto has added several new products, from larger items like an ovenproof dish, to small ones such as salt & pepper shakers and bottle stops, all with the instantly recognisable Miffy silhouette. Joining the two current Miffy rotary candle holders is this fun design, pictured below, with the popular image of Miffy holding a balloon.   Miffy Thermometer As Christmas is just around the corner Pluto have also brought out several new Miffy christmas Decorations. This dainty metal cut out decoration comes in gold and silver and the ceramic decoration is available in gold and white. These delicate and small decorations are the perfect addition to any christmas tree. There are decorations not just for your tree …

Top Drawer AW 2017

Thank you for everyone who came to see us at this years Autumn Winter Top Drawer show! We had a fantastic show and a great response to our two new brands Emily McDowell and 1 Canoe 2 which we are very happy to now be the UK distributers for. If you missed the show, remember you can view the catalogues for all the brands on our Catalogues page, and we’ve included a few images of our stand below for you to have a look at; The 1 Canoe 2 prints looking fantastic! Emily Mcdowell’s gift bags and magnets on display The new designs from Klippan for AW2017 Pluto’s new spinners reminding us that christmas is just around the corner! Pop Chart Lab’s posters looking great in their hanging rails!

New Brand! Introducing 1 Canoe 2

Here at Northlight we are very excited to start distributing a new American stationery brand; 1 Canoe 2 are an illustration company that began in 2009 with the purchase of a letterpress between two friends. Since then the company has grown but kept it’s roots firmly planted in a sense of adventure and wanderlust. Based in Missouri all the images are hand painted with an appreciation of the natural beauty of nature and a continuing curiousness of the world around them. With this ethos in mind the girls at 1 Canoe 2 create a range of products including, letterpress greetings cards, greetings cards, calendars, notebooks and tea towels. The 1 Canoe 2 catalogue and price list are up on our website now! Please send all orders to;

New Brand! Introducing Emily McDowell

Here at Northlight we are very excited to introduce a fresh new stationery brand: Emily McDowell began in May 2013 and aims to create greetings cards for real life relationships and situations. In their own words they like to; ‘identify universal, emotional truths and observations on being human, and turn them into products that help people feel understood’ Specialising in empathy cards, and as a Cancer survivor herself Emily came up with the idea for these cards in order to give people more authentic and honest ways to communicate about suffering and illness. From cards to gift bags we will be showcasing a large range of their products at Top Drawer this Autumn. Come see us at stand J25 & K25.

House of Rym Spring/Summer 2017

New products from House of Rym for Spring/Summer 2017. Including the black Birdie Ottoman, Tough Tufts cup and saucer, and the beautiful Heavenly Honeycomb blanket in blue, also available as a cushion cover.