If work or school or even your home office life has you in a rut, these local stationary brands are here to rescue you.
If you get all giddy at the thought of a fresh, crisp notebook and colourful ink pens, then you might be a big ol' nerd! But that's cool, because we're nerds too. And nothing perks us up like some new stationary. Here are eight local brands to add a little pizzaz to your WFH.
MARIAM RABEH // @mariamrabeh
These notebooks come with illustrations that are too cute to ignore. Shop through the link in their bio.
DOTS PLANNER // @dotsplanner
Offering customized planners, this brand makes bulk orders incorporating a company logo for your corporate team, or name engravings for that personal touch. Order on dotsplanner.com.
WRAP AND SEAL // @wrapnseal
Wrap & Seal makes wax stamps and sealing sticks locally, so you can recreate those soothing wax sealing videos floating around online. Shop through their page.
MOFKERA // @mofkera_notebooks
Making products for kids and adults alike, notebooks, pencil cases, pens, and colouring books are just a few of this brand’s options.
DAWENHA // @dawenha
Giving Arabic calligraphy and Egyptian iconography the spotlight it deserves, these stationary products use every facet of local arts and literature as inspiration for their product line. Shop through dawenha.net.
J EDITIONS // @j.editions
This local brand makes notebooks with marble patterns, abstract art, or pop culture references (like Friends!). You can find these at a number of local boutiques, or order through their page.
YM SKETCH // @ym.sketch
This brand houses a gargantuan selection of planners, calendars, sketchbooks, pencil cases, stickers, magnets…you get the picture. Shop through ymsketch.com.
STICK TO THE PLAN // @sticktotheplan.egy
With highly aesthetic and woke planner designs, this brand makes stationary that will prove to be quintessential for the millennial in you. Order through their page.