What’s Hot in Paper Art, Swiss Cottage, London?

Paper Art is a long-established medium-sized card and gift shop in the north London enclave of Swiss Cottage. Here, owner (since 1983) Rohit Patel shares some of the shop’s best-selling ranges.

Above: Rohit Patel has owned Paper Art since 1983.
Above: Rohit Patel has owned Paper Art since 1983.

Everyday

National Trust, Quentin Blake, Opium from Woodmansterne

“We do so well with Woodmansterne, across the board.”

Sara Miller London from The Art File and Jaz & Baz from Portfolio

“Sara Miller’s artwork on both these publishers’ ranges is stunning.”

Handmade/Hand-finished

Across the board from Five Dollar Shake

“Always so beautiful.”

Above: One of the many beautiful designs from Five Dollar Shake.
Above: One of the many beautiful designs from Five Dollar Shake.

Humour

Cloud Nine from Redback Cards

The New Normal from Woodmansterne

Gin & Frolics from Rosie Made a Thing

Recycled Paper Products from UK Greetings

Across the board from Pigment

“Humour is seeing us through this pandemic. Some of the designs are so appropriate.”

Above: A design from Woodmansterne’s The New Normal collection.
Above: A design from Woodmansterne’s The New Normal collection.

Art

Across the board from Museums & Galleries; Artists Cards; Canns Down Press; Art Angels

“People have used art cards to keep in touch.”

Children’s

Across the board from Rachel Ellen Designs

“Rachel Ellen’s designs really stand out for children’s age cards.”

Quentin Blake from Woodmansterne

“Just great artwork.”

Across the board from Hype and also UK Greetings

Above: A design from Hype.
Above: A design from Hype.

Giftwrappings

Across the board from Glick Designs

“I cherry pick from the wide selection of wrap that always has fresh designs.”

Above: A selection of Glick wraps.
Above: A selection of Glick wraps.

Gifts

Foldable bags, backpacks, face coverings from Eco-chic

“We do well with a spinner of these reasonably priced products.”

Plush from Jellycat

“Adorable creatures – you just look at them and laugh.”

Top: Paper Art’s Rohit Patel (centre) with Portfolio’s Jayne Diggory and David Corner at a PG Live exhibition.

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