Our recommendations for an easy gift idea
OUR PICK OF THE GIFTS
We've put the effort in to make it easier for you. Check out the best of the best gift ideas for Christmas.
Good Morning 2018 Safari Calendar
Highly unusual calendars from Japan, this set is a series of Safari animals that sit on your desk
Caran d'Ache 849 Fountain Pen
The classic Caran d'Ache 849 pen was reinvented earlier this year with a new fountain pen version that had lots of admirers
The Aficionado Compilation
One of our stationery compilations, this combines the best available notebook, pen and ink to make a set that will get someone purring with delight
Lamy Joy Fountain Pen Set
Old school but always popular - a stylish set of calligraphy pen with 3 nib widths, cartridges and a booklet about learning calligraphy
TOP GIFTS FOR HIM
Our pick of the best gifts for that tricky man in your life, be it your husband, brother, dad, son or friend!
Field Notes Starter Kit
Field Notes specialise in no-nonsense old school stationery and this boxed set is a great introduction to their unique ways
These cult pencils are widely regarded as the best pencils. Ever. And with a cultural heritage that reads like a who's who these are a must-have in any stationery collection
Walk With Me Maps
Does everyone love a map? Well these are maps and also just fascinating and wonderful objects in their own right - discover bits of London, Barcelona and Madrid you never knew
The Rhodian Compilation
We have assembled an amazing collection of stationery essentials from French brand Rhodia, including the Webbie notebook and Script pen
The Astronomer Compilation
Who isn't fascinated by space? We've put a popular set together that combines the unusual Astronomy notebook with a Fisher Spacepen and a roll of planetary washi tape. Quite different but also quite wonderful
Field Notes Campfire
All men love making a fire. Surely? Well we can't offer that but this is the next best thing - a set of 3 notebooks from the US based around the theme of campfires
Caran d'Ache 849
The classic pen from 1969 - the 849 has a name that people just nod knowingly at. Simple hexagonal shape, bright colours, metallic barrel. Simple but perfect
Grids and Guides Notebook
Unusual but quite fun. These notebooks are packed with uniquely different note paper and useful infographics on the periodic table and more
TOP GIFTS FOR HER
Stuck for what to give when the tired old ideas of perfume, jewellery and chocolate just won't do? Fear not, we can fill that fear-shaped hole for you!
Castelli Midnight Floral Notebooks
Beautiful new notebooks for 2017 with a floral pattern and an intricate embossed reflief. These books were a big hit when launched and we feel they will be again at Christmas.
A lovely set of greeting cards and envelopes in a box, each featuring a traditional woodcut design.
Still the bag of the moment, Kanken bags and their distinctive red fox logo can be seen everywhere. Why? It's in the back-to-basics approach of having a backpack that takes a decent load, opens up to reveal all easily and yet comes in a range of stylish colours.
A range of inks from J. Herbin each with its own matching scent, so you can choose from apple, orange, lavender and even chocolate amongst others.
The Classic Compilation
Is this the definitive Bureau Compilation? It certainly feels that way - we have sold so many and yet it still tops the charts. Combine a smart rollerball with three tins of ink cartridges of your choice.
2018 Flowers Calendar
One of the most amazing things we have seen. This calendar has a flower for each month and you pop it out to create a flower in a vase which changes month to month. Ir go full-on with several flowers all at once.
Lamy LX Fountain Pen
The Lamy LX is a high-end version of the familiar Al-Star pen, with a slightly bling-y barrel in several metallic shades and a new Lamy nib. Comes in a very smart tubular tin.
The Botanist Compilation
A special set comprising the unusual Observer's Tree notebook with a pen and roll of plant encyclopedia washi tape.
Great little gift ideas to add a little extra to stockings or for that smaller gift idea
Histoires Naturelles Notebooks
Quirky notebooks from France that feature animals and plants, each with a French saying below that you can try to translate but will likely find no English equivalent. Beautiful, fun and a quality notebook as well.
A long-time Bureau classic, this almond-scented glue from italy is heavenly to smell, gorgeous to look at and a must to give to someone.
Lamy Tipo Pen
All-time classic pen, one that we recommend every year. The Tipo is such good value and yet looks like a pen worth several times as much.
Paperways Memo Pads
Handy little memo pads from Korea, which feature a range of patterns including a map of the World or a map of Europe. Smart, fun and yet useful.
How To Bullet Plan
Bullet Journals are big news, but how do you go about starting one? We liked this book so much we decided to start selling it as it explains all, and more. They'll not be stuck for ideas if they get this in their stocking!
Midori Pen Case
Soft-touch pencils cases that can also double up for other uses, maybe as a glasses case or keeping small items safe.
Fun shaped paperclips with a range of ideas from dolphins to airplanes, ducks to cherry blossom.
We've made these little packs of fun up - each one has six different erasers from the old-school brand Milan. All very retro, and yet surprisngly tempting and beautiful.