The latest news from our clients
Small Man Media celebrate eighth year on National Stationery Week campaign
Derwent relaunch their Line Maker range of fine liners
Derwent Relaunch Pen Category With New Paint Pens
New appointment at Shachihata ensures international headlines aren’t just about Brexit
Derwent Have Big Plans Penned For CreativeWorld 2019
Fall in love with art this Valentine’s Day
January 2019 - Love is in the air this Valentine's Day and Derwent are asking couples to get creative when it comes to their gifts - with a selection of art materials to make crafters, illustrators and artists blush.
Fall In Love With Writing Again This Valentine's Day
Have you met Ms. Jones? Manuscript appoint new Export Sales Manager
Elliott and Josh pick-up Bridgestone's ultimate off-road prize
After winning the Bridgestone British Masters in stunning style in 2018, the world’s number one tyre and rubber company is inflating Elliott Banks-Browne and Josh Gilbert’s presence in motocross to new levels – in more ways than one.
Manuscript Pen Company set to shine with a selection of new products
Shachihata (Europe) Ltd to make mark on retailers at Paperworld
Ultimateaddons ensuring bikers are heading in the right direction
Derwent Art Prize creating a big draw as exhibition arrives in Keswick
Manuscript Pen Company feeling festive with selection of Christmas gifts
Ultimateaddons has got it wrapped for bikers this Christmas
Manuscript write themselves into Stationers’ Hall history books
Bridgestone trophy winners in dream round with Ryder Cup hero!
Bridgestone at the double to win NTDA Awards
Golfing trio to realise dreams with Bridgestone at British Masters
Shachihata celebrates new appointment
By George! First Stop supporting MINI star Sutton
Derwent Pencils have a great selection of stocking fillers for Christmas
Golfer from Poole on an incredible journey with Bridgestone
Helen Durrant is one step closer to a round of a lifetime with a European Tour star after beating thousands of amateur golfers to make the final stage of the Bridgestone Chase Your Dream Trophy.
Derwent gifts jingle all the way into Christmas
Artline on the lookout for young artists in Scrivens summer competition
Manuscript Pen Company celebrate success of World Calligraphy Day
Manuscript Pen Company go digital with new website
Manuscript Pen Company looking to Say Something Special with Birmingham Children’s Hospital
Manuscript Pen Company is proud to announce a partnership with Birmingham Children’s Hospital, which will see the world-renowned British stationery manufacturer involve the hospital in a heart-warming campaign.
Ultimateaddons open all hours for bikers with new retail store
Bikers are being urged to take a trip to UltimateAddons’ brand new retail store in the West Midlands, where they can collect the very latest mobile phone cases for their machines and start revolutionising their rides.
Derwent® factory anniversary underlines competitive position
July 2018 – Prestigious pencil manufacturer Derwent® will be writing a Great British success story of its own next week when its Cumbrian factory celebrates a 10-year anniversary at its Lillyhall site.
Tom comes up trumps for Small Man Media!
Bridgestone scoop top accolade at TyreSafe awards
Manuscript Pen Company getting pens at the ready for second World Calligraphy Day
Make the most of Derwent’s colourful offering just in time for summer
June 2018: With the summer looking like it’s going to stay warm and bright, Derwent Pencils are proud to announce a colourful offer on their popular Coloursoft range, ideal for retailers looking to spruce up and extend their in-store offering in time for the sun! Read More
Derwent Pencil Museum unveils secret of World War Two Pencils
Bridgestone takes centre Stage with prestigious coach partnership
East Cork Rapid Response making more journeys with Bridgestone
An emergency rescue charity in Ireland will be making many more life-saving journeys on some of the best performing tyres possible, after Bridgestone agreed to kit out their response vehicle in its premium Potenza product.
Bridgestone keeping blood bikes on course with exclusive discount
As long-standing admirers of the work that the member groups of the Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes carry out every day, Bridgestone has come to the charity’s aid by way of an exclusive tyre discount. Read more
Bridgestone House remains a home for world’s number one tyre company
Derwent announces 2018 Art Prize finalists
Take your Dad on a Father's Day adventure with Ultimateaddons
Artline rewarded for innovation at the London Stationery Show
For the love of stationery - it's back!
Otima to bring style to the London Stationery Show
Manuscript Pen Company to turn heads at London Stationery Show
Olympic Size debut for School Stamps at the Education Show
Bridgestone’s new training facility to empower commercial tyre industry
Bridgestone has reinforced its commitment to the future of the commercial tyre industry after unveiling a state-of-the-art, purpose-built training facility for tyre technicians to benefit from.
Derwent® to make debut at London Stationery Show
Bridgestone keeping Ocado on track in all conditions
ATX marks the spot for AT Cross
Tying substance and style together in one carefully considered package, The AT Cross Company are proud to announce a new selection of metallic finishes for the ever popular Cross ATX Collection.
Cross have the perfect gift for the women that inspire you.
Derwent® venture into fine art painting with the launch of the Inktense Paint Pan Travel Set
Teme Valley Insurance Brokers to make it's Mark!
A new insurance brokers in South Shropshire is expected to make its mark in the county, quite literally, after pooling more than 60 years of experience to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes.
Derwent innovation on show at CreativeWorld
Get flustered over Mustard at Spring Fair
Trend-led designers Mustard are hitting Spring Fair to showcase their new catalogue and fresh collections. The ultimate goal: to inject colour into office spaces and take over 10% of all desks.
Cross taking the lead with inaugural Office Dog of the Year Contest.
Small Man Media bags top industry award
Bridgestone’s UK roadshow leaves lasting impression on dealers
Cross and Thunderbird release bringing Christmas cheers with Dickens-inspired gift set
A.T. Cross and Thunderbird Releasing have partnered to create a promotional Cross Classic Century® Fountain Pen and Ink Bottle Gift Set inspired by the upcoming film, The Man Who Invented Christmas
Artline have ‘Creativeworld’ in their hands at Frankfurt show.
Mustard will make you wish it could be Christmas every day
Trigg Life Mapper makes off with ANOTHER major industry award!
Cross create a Year Of The Dog special edition pen with pedigree
2018 sees the start of the Chinese Year Of The Dog. Like the animal it represents, those born under this sign are loyal, affectionate, friendly, big-hearted and willing to put themselves in harm’s way for the benefit of others.
Bridgestone secures Greggs fleet partnership
The Derwent Art Prize is calling for entries from British and International Artists
Sheaffer Sunday Matinee heralded a success from music afficianados
Life Mappers Trigg says: Stay away from Black Friday, come into the Light
Uncle Tom’s welcomed to First Stop family
A.T. Cross write their own story with successful Althorp Festival sponsorship
Artline celebrates continued successes in Europe
Get the 'write' gift this Christmas with Cross and Sheaffer
Bandag to clock up more miles in Scotland with Caledonian
Unsigned acts to be heard in Firestone’s Battle of the Bands!
First Stop unveils 2017 Plumber Of The Year
AT Cross start new chapter with sponsorship of Althorp Festival
Merry Christmas from Derwent Pencils
As John Lennon famously once sang;
“ So this is Christmas, and what have you done?”
Well the answer, if you're Derwent, is ‘brought out a whole new range of Christmas gift ideas to make the festive season more colourful’.
Manuscript Pen Company Launches World Calligraphy Day
Manuscript Pen Company are delighted to announce the first ever World Calligraphy on 16th August 2017 with events and workshops taking place around the world and predominantly at the Pen Museum, Birmingham.
Cutting the Mustard
Say ‘I do’ to a gift from CROSS Pens
Derwent launch first mechanical pencil
Derwent® announce launch of new Procolour range
Derwent ®, the world leading British artists’ brand, is proud to announce the addition of a new range of coloured pencils to its Professional range which is already setting artists’ interests alight across social media.
Derwent Pencil Museum re-opens in the Lake District with John Craven OBE
After eighteen months of painstaking restoration work following the floods of 2015, world- famous art materials brand Derwent is delighted to announce the re-opening of the Derwent Pencil Museum, Keswick, Cumbria by household name John Craven OBE .
Joey Barton wins the 2017 Cross Autobiography of the Year Award
Joey Barton, the controversial Premier League footballer, has triumphed at the 15th annual Cross Sports Book Awards, as winners across 10 categories were announced at Lord's Cricket Ground on 24th May.
National Stationery Week proving that writing still matters
National Stationery Week, the annual consumer awareness campaign that celebrates all things stationery, is counting its multiple successes from the week-long event, following its sixth bold and bright campaign. Read More >
Sheaffer have one ‘Ion’ the future with new compact pen launch
Derwent appoint Mike Stranders as Global General Manager
Derwent®, the world-leading British fine art brand, have appointed Mike Stranders as its new Global General Manager. The former EMEA Marketing Vice President of ACCO was appointed to the senior role at beginning of March.
Lancashire blogger wins National Stationery Week Stationery Blogger of the Year 2017
Following weeks of tough competition and multiple entries from online influencers around the world, National Stationery Week was proud to announce the recipient of its Stationery Blogger of the Year award.
National Stationery Week puts its stamp on April with the Royal Mail
National Stationery Week, the annual awareness campaign that celebrates all things stationery, will be stamping its mark on letters being posted in the United Kingdom and sent across the World in April. Read more>
CROSS launch the world’s first trackable pen with TrackR technology
Toby Little to complete large project with National Stationery Week assistance
Young penman Toby Little is enlisting the help of National Stationery Week to reach out to all corners of the globe to find contacts in the 29 countries currently missing from his address book.
Bridgestone UK announces Olympic partnership activation campaign
Fabriano Boutique launch Valentine's Day Paper Jewellery
Cross Sports Book Awards choose 2017 charity of choice
Your industry needs you! Get involved with National Stationery Week 2017
Bridgestone Towers above competitors to secure bus and coach fleet
The strength of Bridgestone’s bus and coach tyre offering has been further underscored after securing a significant fleet agreement with one of the UK’s leading public transport providers.
Sheaffer puts pen to paper on National Stationery Week sponsorship.
Battle of the Bands success is music to Firestone’s ears
Write Size make debut at Frankfurt Paperworld
Olympic Golden Couple Lead Longlist for Cross Best Sports Autobiography Award 2017
Your industry needs you! Get involved with National Stationery Week 2017
Cross and Sheaffer open new store in Swindon
Woolhope wonderkid continuing to dazzle!
Harry’s hard work pays off in style!
Fire up the Quattro with Sheaffer
G-Mac gives Bridgestone Tyres winners a major cause for celebration
Sheaffer® on pole, as the brand unveils new distribution arrangement for the Scuderia Ferrari Collection
Joshua reflects on a wheelie memorable year with Bridgestone
A supremely talented motocross rider from Gloucestershire is reflecting on a year to remember, after winning a prestigious national title just days after becoming a dad for the first time. Read more >
Derwent support North Lakes Food Bank
Make a statement with Sheaffer
Add some colour to your White Christmas with Maped Helix.
Maped Helix partner with leading Mattel Brands for exciting new stationery range
Maped Helix is proud to announce an agreement with Mattel that will launch their exciting new ‘Fun to Learn’ brand. The range will create exciting and innovative new products with leading children’s brands Read more >
Bridgestone brings DriveGuard Trophy to life
Derwent are delighted to announce the prize winners of the Derwent Art Prize 2016
Agim Sulaj has been awarded First Prize in the third Derwent Art Prize competition for his pencil drawing entitled ‘Refugees’. He will be presented with the £6,000 top prize at a Private Awards ceremony
Firestone making noise with Battle of the Bands talent search
After amplifying its name to hundreds of unsigned music acts across the UK last year, Firestone’s Battle of the Bands talent search is back – and the stage is set for musicians to make their mark. Read more >
Kingsway’s crowning glory in Retford after £450,000 investment
Derwent announces new branding and product innovations
Derwent, the world leading artists’ brand have unveiled new branding to be implemented throughout the year, which will capture retailers’ and consumers attentions when it hits the High Street. Read more >
First Stop swinging into action at European Tour golf event
Tens of thousands of golf fans will receive an inflating safety message from Bridgestone and First Stop, when the companies swing into action with free tyre checks at the British Masters supported by Sky Sports. Read more >
Firestone making tracks at World Ploughing Contest
Start September right with iconic stationery staple
Bridgestone UK driving forward with huge golf sponsorship
Draw inspiration from Derwent in September
Returning to school isn’t easy after a summer in the rolling hills of Cumbria or the European sunshine, whether you’re putting a pencil to paper for the first time or whether your big final project is due in May. Read more >
Rule the school this September with new Helix Maths Sets
Firestone putting farmers ahead of the field
Redditch rewards for talented duo after Bridgestone Challenge qualifier
A young golfer from Bradway, Sheffield has prevailed over scores of seasoned professionals – and a testing Redditch golf course – to secure a spot at the Bridgestone Challenge at Heythrop Park, where he now hopes to make his big breakthrough. Read more >
Black Country inventor hopes Dragons’ Den appearance will write headlines
A Black Country inventor is hoping that an appearance on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den will enhance the launch of his unique stationery concept, after some typically fiery feedback was given on the hit television show.
Made In Britain visit Derwent Pencil Factory
Following the launch of International Festival For Business by George Osborne MP on June 13, Made in Britain Campaign have visited the Lake District home of Derwent, fine art materials brand, where they have been manufacturing fine art pencils since 1832. Read more >
Love is in the Air at Fabriano Boutique
Fabriano Boutique is the go to destination this Valentine’s Day, whether your partner is in to making notes, fine art, and calligraphy or looking for something unique for their office, the boutique has it all. Read more >