Posts by Katherine Pilkington

Case Study: Branded Packaging for Rieder gets us Thinking Outside the Box

Case Study: Branded Packaging for Rieder gets us Thinking Outside the Box

Branded packaging that isn’t all it seems. A box’s contents are an unknown entity; there could be anything in there. A lot of the time we’re asked to tuck a notebook and pen within our packaging, as it’s a favoured and stylish choice of the corporate gift sector. Which is why, when we were approached… Read More

Ashford Business Awards triumph gives Noted in Style a boost for 2018

Ashford Business Awards triumph gives Noted in Style a boost for 2018

The 30th November saw the Ashford Business Awards 2017 award ceremony held at the Ashford International Hotel. The awards celebrate small and medium-sized businesses in Ashford, Hythe, Romney Marsh, Folkestone, Deal and Dover. We’re delighted to announce that Noted in Style were victorious on the night, taking home a sparkling new trophy – the Small… Read More

Top Ten Writing Tips to Become a Productive Author

Top Ten Writing Tips to Become a Productive Author

What we loved most about Novel Writing Month in November was that it reminded us of the pleasure of putting good old fashioned pen to paper and got us thinking about what sort of writing tips would be useful for those wanting to get back into writing (or those wanting to start). Sometimes, you need… Read More

The struggle to stay focused in the workplace & why not all distractions are bad.

The struggle to stay focused in the workplace & why not all distractions are bad.

A couple of weeks ago I found myself, as I often do, propped up cosily in a local coffee shop sipping a cappuccino, pen in hand. I walked out a couple of hours later totally drained, having spilt my entire day’s supply of ideas and plans onto the pages of my favourite Leuchtturm notebook, like you… Read More

The Songlines Moleskine edition marks the anniversary of two iconic books

The Songlines Moleskine edition marks the anniversary of two iconic books

Bruce Chatwin’s The Songlines Moleskine edition reveals the history of the brand. When you open a brand new Moleskine notebook, you’ll find a little leaflet tucked into the rear pocket. This finely printed slip of paper will explain to you the history of Moleskine notebooks in a nutshell, using words like ‘legendary’, ‘traditional’ and ‘imaginative’…. Read More

Our Top Six Seasonal Gift Buying Tips for maximum ROI

Our Top Six Seasonal Gift Buying Tips for maximum ROI

It’s official; the jumper-clad cosiness of Winter has officially set in. While it may be a little too early to bring out the mulled wine and mince pies (more’s the pity), it certainly isn’t too previous to get cracking on your seasonal gift buying. This year we thought we’d play the part of helpful Santa’s Elves… Read More

Famous Pencils and their Owners – Celebrating the Humble Pencil

Famous Pencils and their Owners – Celebrating the Humble Pencil

Remember pencils? The new book by Alex Hammond The Secret Life of the Pencil: Great Creatives and their Pencils is set on reminding you about them. Available to pre-order here, it’s a book dedicated to this unsung hero of the creative industry. A lot of great ideas still start with a pencil; rough sketches become famous paintings and… Read More

Fountain Pen Day 2017 – Why We Love Fountain Pens

Fountain Pen Day 2017 – Why We Love Fountain Pens

It’s Fountain Pen Day today, an entire day dedicated to one style of pen – so it seems a suitable time to list all the things we love about them. A good scribble session can be a welcome break from hours of screen staring and key tapping. You’re reminded of the sensory satisfaction that comes… Read More

“I went to a conference, and all I got was this lousy notebook…” – The power of good conference goodies

“I went to a conference, and all I got was this lousy notebook…” – The power of good conference goodies

Sound familiar? We all have to go to conferences – they’re important and we care about what is in them, because we care about our businesses. They’re also extremely useful, informative and great opportunities for business professionals to connect with each other in person. Any business worth its salt wouldn’t be without them. But sometimes… Read More

Noted In Style’s Dreamland Adventure

Noted In Style’s Dreamland Adventure

Last weekend we all headed to Margate’s Dreamland for a fun-filled day out to celebrate the last working week of our much loved apprentice, Natalie. Having spent a year immersing herself in the business of customised notebooks, whilst simultaneously gaining her NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration, she was ready to leave us to start… Read More