The top stationery trends for 2010 as forecasted in January by Stationery Trends magazine have been popping up all over the place. You can observe these new trends and much more at the upcoming Chicago Market. There, you’ll have access to special programming, networking, new products, book signings, special guests and more. But for now, have a look at some of the latest stationery trends below.
Eco-chic stationery includes products made from recycled materials or items with natured-inspired themes.
Satsuma Designs fans are showering babies from coast to coast with the company’s spring and summer weight organic bamboo baby products. From the best selling double ply organic bamboo jersey swaddling blanket to the perfect-fit infant cap each item in the organic bamboo jersey line is ultra soft, breathable, and always eco-chic.
CHICAGO, IL (May 18, 2010) – The Chicago Market: Living and Giving®, July 22-28, 2010, promises to be action packed with an exciting calendar of business and retail seminars and special events. The Market’s highlights include an exciting keynote presentation from Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. and The Power Lunch Seminar Series, where buyers will learn from leading retail consultants.
Lynette Damir, RN, Founder and CEO aappeared on the televisoin show “The Doctors” on May 20, 2010.
When a new mom struggles to swaddle her baby, Lynette teaches her the swaddling tricks of the nurses – using the 1-2-3 Swaddle Tip Tag sewn to the edge of every SwaddleDesigns receiving blanket. A video of the segment can be seen on www.eswaddle.com.
SwaddleDesigns multi-use swaddling blankets are made from lightweight, breathable cotton. The collection also includes wearable blankets, security blankets, burpies and bibs and an organic line.
Pelham, NH – May, 2010 - Babe Ease®, LLC, the New Hampshire-based creator and distributor of the Original Clean Shopper® shopping cart cover and other award-winning baby accessories will debut its new Wee BE Organic® Peace Collection of Clean Shoppers®, burp cloths, caps, bibs and body suits at the 2010 Holiday Gift Show in New York.
“This is exciting ground for us,” said Missy Cohen-Fyffe president of Babe Ease®. “We’ve attempted to produce sustainable Clean Shoppers® in the past, but were never able to make them affordable, adorable and organic at the same time. That is, until now.”
Soft natural cotton. Fair trade practices. Ecologically friendly farming and production. These are the components that make up our Wee BE Organic® line of 100% certified organic cotton baby products.
All of our Wee BE Organic® baby products are made from 100% organically grown and milled cotton and adhere firmly to printing processes that pass Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS). Our packaging is simple, PVC free, and passes GOTS standards.
7 W New York® will host The Eco-Friendly Expo, showcasing the best in high-end design, architecture, transportation, travel, art and fashion. The Expo is devoted to bringing green to a grand new level, with over 50 exhibitors on board for the boutique style marketplace including El Museo del Barrio, Decorazon Gallery, Kohler, Cosmos Communications, The Architect’s Newspaper, Bath Fitters, Siw Thai Silk, Green Mountain Energy, Juan Valdez Coffee, and Recycle-A-Bicycle (recycleabicycle.org).
The following exhibitors and showrooms will be offering show specials and discounts during market!
L.A. MART — 1ST FLOOR
WILCO IMPORTS, SUITE 166
Shop our showroom each morning for our famous cinnamon bagel chips and coffee. Then join us from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Thursday-Sunday for champagne and a raffle!
TWO’S COMPANY/TOZAI HOME/CUPCAKES & CARTWHEELS, SUITE 2LOBBY
Pick up a functional & fashionable Two’s Company tote bag and complimentary bottle of water.
We will also be serving our famous freshly-baked cookies.
Congratulations to Marlo Hoffman and Lisa Starbuck, co-founders of PsychoBaby in Chicago that celebrated its seventh anniversary earlier this May! This one-of-a-kinda-crazy brick and mortar kids’ store also now counts the Internet as its worldwide territory. The store is fun, funky, wild, original and a celebration of all things that are hipper, cooler, trendier, edgier and as unique as children’s individual personalities and creative outlooks.
The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® announces its Market dates through the next three years, 2011 – 2013.
The Chicago Market continues to expand its permanent showrooms and temporary resources, and for the upcoming July 2010 Market. Buyers can expect to see up to five new showrooms, a significant growth in temporary suites, and 35% new-to-market resources.
The Chicago Market is an affordable place to do business too with $10 per square foot rates for exhibitors, plus travel hotel rates starting as low as $129 per night and $10 daily parking vouchers for attendees for this July.
We’re happy to announce that our coveted bamboo velour throw blanket - 58”x48” is back IN STOCK! Our adult sized bamboo velour throw blanket is two layers of eco-luxurious warmth. Great for the nursery or anywhere in the home, this best seller is the result of customers asking ‘do you make one in my size?!’ Yes, we do! Bamboo velour/organic cotton. 48”X58”. Wash gently in cold, line dry. Made in USA of imported material.
There are so many ways to spruce up baby’s nursery or any room sustainably. A new room update doesn’t require spending a dime if you gather up a few eco-chic tips!
An easy and natural way to create atmosphere in any room is through scent. Consider the delight from delicious kitchen aromas or the smell of a bubble bath. At the May 1st Eco-Chic Expo in Seattle, exhibitor Satsuma Designs will help guests create these scents to turn each day into a springtime stroll. Here’s a little recipe they’ve cooked up.
Sweet Smells from Satsuma Designs - Natural Room Scents