Full Thirty Under 30 list is revealed

This year’s Thirty Under 30 group has been revealed by Julia Faiers, editor of Stationery Matters and one of this year’s judges.

She said: “Our first Thirty Under 30 competition last year demonstrated there is no shortage of young people with the motivation and talent to drive our industry forwards. The second Thirty Under 30 builds on this, proving stationery’s future is bright.”

Entries could nominate themselves or be nominated by a colleague, and were asked to demonstrate their passion for their business and products, as well as showing creativity, innovation and commitment to their role.

The judges chose 30 young people from across the breadth of the industry who they felt encapsulated the spirit of the awards, from entrepreneurs with a ground-breaking new product, to dedicated team workers and bloggers promoting stationery to an ever-expanding tribe of consumer stationery addicts.

The judges were also asked to select their stand-out candidates, stars of stationery they felt shone especially bright.

The ‘Star Choice’ Thirty Under 30 nominees are:

  • Cherelle Brown, Founder of Kitsch Noir
  • Gemma Bassett, Marketing Manager of Sinclairs
  • Jamie Mitchell, Co-founder of Ohh Deer
  • Julien Vaissieres, Founder of BATCH.WORKS
  • Kaushal Shah, Founder of Paper Plus Europe
  • Odin Adargh, Designer and Director at Brahman Ltd

The full list of nominees this year has also made room for one honorary candidate, Jack Fincham, Love Island winner and former sales director of DMG Office Supplies. His enthusiasm for stationery and pens boosted exposure for the industry and his positive contribution to the industry has been recognised.

Judges:

  • Dominic Irons
  • Simon Stone
  • Julia Faiers

Odin

Adargh

Designer & Director

Brahman Ltd

Holly

Allen

Marketing Brand Manager

Pukka Pads 2000 Ltd

Monique

Basil-Wright

Founder, Designer

The Wright Planner & Stationery

Gemma

Bassett

Marketing Manager

Sinclairs

Sarah

Boyle

Blogger

Stationery Magpie

Cherelle

Brown

Founder

Kitsch Noir

Gabi

Cox

Founder and CEO

Chroma Stationery Limited

Andy

Dorman

Managing Director

Biz+ Stationery Superstores

Bonita

Ebuehi

Founder, Designer

Bonita Ivie Prints

Callum

Edwards

Digital Marketing Manager

Prima Software

Emma

Farley

Blog Founder

A Cornish Geek

Tory

Fox-Hill

Founder, Owner

Fox & Moon Ltd

Kirstie

Gilleade

Founder, Illustrator

Mayblossoming

Lara

Gioppato

Product Developer

Stationery Island

Imanina

Hamzah

Founder, Designer, Maker

Not Only Polka Dots

Jess

Howell

Founder, Designer

Rumble Cards

Margaux

Lefaucheux

Key Account Manager

AF International

Jamie

Mitchell

Co-Founder

Ohh Deer

Katie

Noakes

Founder, Calligrapher, Designer

London Calligraphy

Jacob

Peatfield

Founder

High Meadows

Charlie

Reid

Sales Manager

Egan Reid Stationery Co Ltd

Kaushal

Shah

Founder

PAPER PLUS EUROPE

Dan

Shorthouse

PR Executive

Small Man Media Ltd

Lucy

Spence

Illustrator, Publisher

Lucy Maggie Designs

Georgie

Sturge

Graphic Designer

Pukka Pad

Joseph

Thomas

Assistant Onboarding Manager

Prima Software

Sian

Towner

Art Worker

Castelli

Julien

Vaissieres

Founder

BATCHW LTD

Teresa

Vera

Director, Designer

Pepper and Cute

Jack

Fincham

Love Island Winner & former Sales Director

DMG Office Supplies

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