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The Henries Awards Winners 2018

Henries Awards Winners 2018

The Henries Awards Winners 2018 for the best greeting cards and card publishers in the UK have been announced!

Here is a complete list of the 2018 Henries Award Winners and Finalists:

A special congratulations to Ged Mace, MD of The Art File, who won the Honorary Achievement Award

Emma Pearce, senior designer for Hotchpotch won 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

Zoo Lane from Paper Salad won 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

Father's Day Collection from Sooshichacha won 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
Quicksilver Easter from Wendy Jones-Blackett

Brush Strokes from Stop The Clock Design won Best Contemporary Trend Range

Cosmic from Meraki
Cut Outs from Jolly Awesome
Everyday Word Play from Poet and Painter
Miami Vibes from Hotchpotch
Pinata from Redback Cards

Holy Flaps from Redback Cards won Best Humorous Range

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

David Doran from U Studio Design won Best Art Range

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

Jamboree from Paper Salad won Best Male Range

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

Paper Kisses from Janie Wilson won Best Handmade or Hand-finished Range

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

More Glitter!!! from Counting Stars won 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

Symbols of Love from UK Greetings won Best Traditional Words or Sentiments Range

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

Party Popper from Cinnamon Aitch won 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
Zoo Lane from Paper Salad

Cherished Moments from Regal Publishing won Best Wholesale Range

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

Gin + Frolics from Rosie Made a Thing won Best Occasions or Relations Range

Copperleaf from Janie Wilson
Happy Jackson from Pigment
Occasions Collection from Naughty Little Cards
Paloma from Belly Button Designs
Straight Talkin' from Abacus Cards

Christmas Houses from The Art File won Best Christmas Box or Pack

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

Festive Friends from The Handcrafted Card Company won Best Christmas Counter Cards Range

Christmas Collection from Naughty Little Cards
Flair from Hotchpotch
Gin + Frolics from Rosie Made a Thing
Paloma Christmas from Belly Button Designs
Sketched from Janie Wilson

Say It from CardMix won Best Photographic Range

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

Ladybird Books for Grown-ups from Danilo won Best Licensed Card Range

Disney/Marvel Magazine Covers from Hallmark
I Like Birds from The Art File
Peter Rabbit from UK Greetings
Quentin Blake from Woodmansterne
Sara Miller London from The Art File

Stephanie Dyment Everyday from Glick won 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

The Bright Side from Really Good won The Henry Cole Classic Award

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

Best Service To The Independent Retailer

IC&G won Gold
UK Greetings won Silver
Noel Tattwon Bronze

Finalists also included:
Cherry Orchard Publishing
Grass Roots
Jonny Javelin
Nigel Quiney
Second Nature
Words 'n' Wishes

Blue Eyed Sun were honoured to appear in the Top Thirty List of Best Customer Service for retailers and to be finalists in the Best Spring Seasons Category.

The Henries Awards winners 2018 were revealed at a glamorous Eighties themed Henries Ball presented by Pat Sharp on Thursday 4th October at the Lancaster London Hotel, overlooking HydePark.

Over 15,000 cards were entered into this year’s Henries and these were judged by an impressive Judging Panel, made up of top retailers (including buyers from John Lewis, WHSmith, Tesco, Paperchase, Scribbler, National Trust, House of Cards, Waterstones, Funky Pigeon as well as many leading independents). Congratulations to all of the Henries Awards winners and everyone who made it through to the finals.

See previous Henries Awards winners and finalists by clicking here

Read some award winning advice for the Henries and other awards here