Autumn Fair

5-8 September 2021 | NEC BIRMINGHAM

Penguin Ink

Stand: 6B37
  • Product Photographs
  • Private Label
  • Gifting
  • 10+
  • Craft
  • Children
  • Pets
  • Christmas Gifting
  • Yes
  • Couples
  • Nursery & Baby
  • The Family
  • Greetings & Stationery
  • Him
  • Kitchenware
  • Designer
  • Greetings & Stationery
  • Greetings cards
  • Her
  • £0 - £19
  • Greetings & Stationery

Luxury animal Letterpress cards designed by Lizzie Parker. Originally from Suffolk, Lizzie is a professional Graphic Designer based in Bristol with her husband and young family. Each of her letterpress cards sits within a collection, designed to work together or as standalone pieces. All cards orders are hand-selected and packed to ensure customers always receive the highest quality product. Our cards are traditionally pressed by an established printer, Archivist Press in England onto beautiful 100% recycled card and packed naked as standard. Letterpress is a beautiful technique using gorgeous old machines, it is a true craft. The finished card has a tactile, embossed finish exuding quality with thick paper stock and crisp pressed design. These are beautiful, high-quality cards that you will want to keep for yourself!

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Bristol
United Kingdom

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  • Sustainably sourced eucalyptus, high-quality melamine, cork-backed coasters and placemats made in the UK. Go to our catalogues and lookbooks to see our full range.
  • Brand new for 2020 our best selling designs are now available on a fine bone china mugs. Screen printed and handed decorated in Stoke on Trent. The 12 new mug designs all contain a secret design insid ...
  • A lovely selection of the first four verses of the popular Christmas song. Each design is beautifully letterpress printed with one normal and one metallic ink for added luxury. A fabulous four greetin ...
  • This collection is due to have some new designs added especially for Autumn Fair but they aren't ready yet.
  • There are 32 letterpress note card designs in this range including penguins, puppies and new for 2018 Pussycats. All three collections are very popular and come in individuals and boxed sets.
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  • Sustainability Role in overall company's strategic plans
    Sustainability plays a big part in all our decisions as a company from what our products are made from and wrapped in, to the energy we are using and the waste we are creating. We also like to think about the travel footprint of our products and that's why everything we sell is made in the UK.
    Sustainability initiatives
    We have shifted our paper over from partly recycled to 100% recycled from our boxes and envelopes to our cards and stickers. We are also offering unwrapped cards both with or without a sticker and all our tape is paper tape, not plastic.
    Pledges for the year
    By January 2021 we will be offering our cards plastic-free as standard. We're looking at all our packaging to get rid of the last bits of plastic. We will still offer a cello wrapped card option but they will cost more and be an eco alternative.
    Sustainable Products
    Correspondence cards
    These are printed on the offcut card left from printing our large cards and are packaged with recycled envelopes and inside glassine (paper) pouches so everything can go in your home recycling or compost bin.
    Coasters
    Our sustainable coasters are made in the UK from sustainably sourced Eucalyptus and high-quality melamine and built to last. All our giftware is built to last.
    100% Recycled Greetings cards
    All our greetings cards are now being printed on 100% recycled board with 100% recycled envelopes and offered naked with or without a smart seal. They are also 100% recyclable.
    AT THE FAIR
    Packaging
    Our packaging is plastic free
    Our packaging is compostable
    We are in the process of making our packaging plastic free
    We are in the process of making our packaging compostable
    As mentioned above all our products are already available plastic-free and compostable and as we develop new ones this will continue. In the future, we are working towards all our offerings to be plastic-free and compostable as currently, our customers can choose a plastic-wrapped option and we'll replace this with a compostable plastic-free option.
    Materials
    We have products made from recycled materials
    Our products are made from upcycled materials
    Our products are plastic free
    We have products made from sustainability sourced raw materials
    Other
    As mentioned above our board, paper and stickers are 100% recycled and our coasters are made from sustainably sourced Eucalyptus. Having all our products made in the UK also reduces our footprint.
    Ethical Considerations
    Fair wages are paid to the people who make our products
    We challenge our suppliers to report any ethical issues they identify
    Within the workplace where our products are made there is commitment to Non-Discrimination Gender Equality and Freedom of Association
    Enviromental Impact
    Our products are created to help consumers try and reduce their carbon footprint
    We consider the environmental impact when creating our products
    Some of the processes we use to manufacture products are energy efficient
    Some of the processes we use to manufacture products are water efficient
    Our cards are printed in an energy-efficient way using a waterless printing method. All done in the UK rather than made abroad and shipped to the UK to be sold here are shipped off again helps our customers reduce their carbon footprint.
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  • Coaster and Placemat line sheet

    14 Apr 2021 Lizzie Parker
  • Spring 2021 Catalogue

    01 Mar 2021 Lizzie Parker
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  • Something a little new

    08 Sep 2020 Lizzie Parker
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  • Win a pack of all our new autumn releases 

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