Papersmiths is a design lover’s dream. Tucked away in the heart of Clifton village, the store sells an array of beautifully designed stationary, coffee table books, city guides, colourful handmade prints and practically every independent publication imaginable. If Papersmiths doesn’t have it, do you really need it?
Shoppers lured in by their enticing window displays are met with shelves laden with printed cards and magazines and tables filled with all kinds of design delights. All wares are laid out in such an orderly manner as to satisfy any neat-freak’s cravings. The store is bright and inviting and the staff are unfailingly helpful and friendly design-buffs.
After meeting in 2011 and starting their own design studio, founders Sidonie Warren and Kyle Clarke opened Papersmiths in 2014 to sell works from their favourite designers and makers from all around the world. Their design studio, Studio B, continues operations in offices above the shop and has, among other projects, recently designed the interior of the Bristol Student’s Union Balloon Bar.
6A Boyces Avenue
+44117 329 6347
Photos by Hester Underhill