The Henires Awards

The finalists and categories for The Henries 2018 are as follows:

The Lynn Tait Most Promising Young Designer or Artist Award

Emma Grant, in-house designer for Cardmix, The Proper Mail Company and Woodmansterne
Charlotte Mason, in-house designer for Woodmansterne and The Proper Mail Company
Matt Nguyen, founder of Jolly Awesome
Ian Owen, illustrator and founder of Folio
Lizzie Parker, founder of Penguin Ink
Emma Pearce, senior designer for Hotchpotch

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Best Cute Range

Fizzle & Pop from Twizler
Fruit & Friends from Stripey Cat
Krafty Glitter from Tache Crafts
Scrabbley Pom Pets from Bexy Boo
Tiny Squee Mousies from Santoro
Zoo Lane from Paper Salad

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Best Spring Seasons Range

Charming Valentine's from Blue Eyed Sun
Gin + Frolics Mother's Day from Rosie Made a Thing
Easter Collection from Roger la Borde
Father's Day Collection from Ohh Deer
Father's Day Collection from Sooshichacha
Quicksilver Easter from Wendy Jones-Blackett

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Best Contemporary Trend Range

Brush Strokes from Stop The Clock Design
Cosmic from Meraki
Cut Outs from Jolly Awesome
Everyday Word Play from Poet and Painter
Miami Vibes from Hotchpotch
Pinata from Redback Cards

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Best Humorous Range

Classics from Deadpan
Cloud Nine from Redback Cards
Everyday Humour from Mean Mail
Holy Flaps from Redback Cards
Hurrah for Gin from Cath Tate Cards
World of Moose from Woodmansterne

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Best Art Range

Charcoal + Sparkle from Sarah Boddy
David Doran from U Studio Design
David Shrigley x Brainbox Candy from Brainbox Candy
Escapes from 1790 Cards
Landmarks from I Drew This
Wildlife Botanical from Lola Design

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Best Male Range

Brooklyn from Folio
Fit For A King from GBCC
Jamboree from Paper Salad
Luxe from Hotchpotch
Paloma Blue from Belly Button Designs
Ralph from Stop the Clock Design

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Best Handmade or Hand-finished Range

The Adventure Collection from Stephanie Davies Design
Love Is A Four Legged Word from English Graphics
Paper Kisses from Janie Wilson
Pure Fabrication from Counting Stars
Strawberry Fizz from Ling Design
Embroidery - style 416 from The Proper Mail Company

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Best Contemporary Words or Sentiments Range

#Justsayin from Lucy Maggie Designs
Classics from Deadpan
Cloud Nine from Redback Cards
Glitter Typography Collection from Oh Squirrel
Graph from Paper Plane
More Glitter!!! from Counting Stars

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Best Traditional Words or Sentiments Range

Eternal from IC&G
Love + Laughter from Paperlink
Love Unlimited from Pigment
Symbols of Love from UK Greetings
Treasured Moments from Words 'n' Wishes
Velvet from Jonny Javelin

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Best Children's Range

BK's from Noi Publishing
Hoot Parade from U Studio Design
Marzipan from Paper Rose
Paper Gallery Juvenile Ages from GBCC
Party Popper from Cinnamon Aitch
Zoo Lane from Paper Salad

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Best Wholesale Range

Candy Club from Xpress Yourself
Cherished Moments from Regal Publishing
Everyday Collection from Out of the Blue Studios
Female Collection from Simon Elvin
In Loving Memory from Regal Publishing
Special Days from Simon Elvin

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Best Occasions or Relations Range

Copperleaf from Janie Wilson
Gin + Frolics from Rosie Made a Thing
Happy Jackson from Pigment
Occasions Collection from Naughty Little Cards
Paloma from Belly Button Designs
Straight Talkin' from Abacus Cards

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Best Christmas Box or Pack

Christmas Houses from The Art File
Iced Silver from Five Dollar Shake
Pizazz Limited Edition from Nigel Quiney
Poles Apart RSPCA Charity Collection from UK Greetings
Sally Swannell Snowy Street from Wrendale Designs
Snowy Farm Scene Premium Box from Noel Tatt

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Best Christmas Counter Cards Range

Christmas Collection from Naughty Little Cards
Festive Friends from The Handcrafted Card Company
Flair from Hotchpotch
Gin + Frolics from Rosie Made a Thing
Paloma Christmas from Belly Button Designs
Sketched from Janie Wilson

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Best Photographic Range

1000 Words from U Studio Design
No Kidding from Woodmansterne
Nostalgic Memories from Honovi Design
Say It from CardMix
Travel/Ocean from The Art Group
Unleashed from Portfolio

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Best Licensed Card Range

Disney/Marvel Magazine Covers from Hallmark
I Like Birds from The Art File
Ladybird Books for Grown-ups from Danilo
Peter Rabbit from UK Greetings
Quentin Blake from Woodmansterne
Sara Miller London from The Art File

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Best Giftwrappings Collection

Confetti Balloon from Belly Button Bubble
NW's from Noi Publishing
Paper Salad from Glick
Sara Miller SS18 from Penny Kennedy
Starry Starry Night from Five Dollar Shake
Stephanie Dyment Everyday from Glick

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The Henry Cole Classic Award

This award is for ranges that have stood the test of time. All winners of this award enter The Henry Cole Hall of Fame. The 2018 winner will join previous winners, which are Bestie from Paperlink, Eric the Penguin from GBCC, Forever Friends from Hallmark, Giggles from UKG, Me to You from CBG, Medici Cards Blue Label from GBCC, On the Ceiling from Emotional Rescue, Pizazz from Nigel Quiney, Pop-Ups from Second Nature, Quentin Blake from Woodmansterne and Rainbow from Ling Design.

The Bright Side from Really Good
Die Stamped from Caroline Gardner
Harold's Planet from Clare Maddicott Publications
Matt from Woodmansterne
Photocaptions from Cath Tate Cards
Swing Cards from Santoro

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Best Service To The Independent Retailer

Cherry Orchard Publishing
Grass Roots
Jonny Javelin
Nigel Quiney
Noel Tatt
Second Nature
UK Greetings
Words 'n' Wishes

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Honorary Achievement Award

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