10 Places to Get Cool Stationery in Manila
Slightly obsessed with stationery? We feel you. It could be nostalgia or a throwback to the years when you used to collect and swap stationery with your classmates. Or maybe you just can't resist pretty things. (We don't blame you. We can't either.) Or maybe you just have a serious stationery obsession. Whatever the case, we don't judge. So here are a few stores to check out if you need to buy more notebooks. Because sometimes, you just can't have enough notebooks.
If you're looking for stationery and school and office supplies that are trendy and cool, this store is your best bet. Unicorns, cats, pineapples, succulents—this place is a hipster's dream come true! BRB, buying a cute cat notebook.
Typo has branches at B6 Bonifacio High Street, 11th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City; and G/F TriNoma, Quezon City.
Everything is so kawaii! Which is not surprising given that Artbox is Korea's leading stationery gift shop. You'll find cute illustrations of teddy bears, penguins, and pandas—lots and lots of pandas—on everything from pens and notebooks to socks and umbrellas. P.S. We especially love their drawing pads. They do the job and they’re cute to boot!
Artbox is at G/F Glorietta 4, Ayala Center, Makati City.
Buy local and support homegrown crafters and artists. Head over to Common Room, which houses a carefully curated collection of merch from local makers. The postcard shelf—with everything from dreamy to cute to cool—is guaranteed to make you want to take up the lost art of letter writing.
Common Room is at F.B Dela Rosa Street, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City.
Your favorite crafts supply store recently just moved from Esteban Abada to UP Town Center. It’s still the charming little store you’ve come to know and love, except now it has lots of space to hold more crafting supplies, washi tapes, as well as stationery and gift items from local artists and crafters.
Hey Kessy is at Urban Turf, 2/F UP Town Center, Quezon City.
The Paper Stone
So much color! It's like a unicorn threw up rainbows. And yes, we mean that in the best way possible. We're huge fans of cheerful and colorful stationery that are bursting with good vibes and positive energy. Their notebooks, journals, and scrapbooks would make great gifts for your besties or even yourself.
The Paper Stone has branches at G/F Gateway Mall Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City; 5/F Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City; UG/F The Annex, SM North EDSA, Quezon City; and G/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City.
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