Elevate the Art of Gift-Giving: Holiday Gift Guide 2023 for Paper Aficionados (Part 2)

As the holiday season unfolds, we continue our journey into the world of thoughtful gifting for like-minded paper enthusiasts with the second installment of our traditional Holiday Gift Guide. In Part 1, we explored exquisite paper-centric treasures that resonated with the discerning taste of those who appreciate the tactile beauty of fine paper and printing craftsmanship in the form of books, magazines, notebooks, and agendas.

Now, in Part 2, we delve deeper into the realm of curated indulgence, presenting an array of desk and wall calendars, paper goods and accessories, enticing gift sets, home decor and treasures, and delightful chocolate sets. Scroll down to find our curated list of perfect gifts to give to anyone intrigued by creativity, functionality, and decadence – or for the paper aficionados in your life.

Desk & Wall Calendars

Calendar of the Slovak National Gallery

In the calendar for 2024, you will find works from the „Modern“ exhibition which approaches the story of Slovak visual arts during the years 1890/1900 – 1948. The art pieces from Fulla, Benka, Galanda, Bazovský, Duchajová-Švehlová, Semian, Augusta, Pálffy, Schurmann a Reichentál are presented in the calendar.

THE 2024 DESK CALENDAR by the letterist

In 2024, The Letterist celebrates Ten Years of Love on Paper, and in honor of the anniversary they are proud to share this very special edition of our beloved letterpress desk calendar. Fully letterpress printed for the first time ever, with blind embossed months in a beautifully stylized typeface, dates printed in black, and week days and quotes printed in a beautiful carmine red.

Paper Goods & Accessories

Design map posters of Vienna, Budapest, Berlin or Europe, by UrbanSidewalker

Moods, colors, impressions! The Urban Sidewalker graphics portraying Vienna, Budapest, Berlin (and other European cities) showcase downtown areas and landmarks in amazing detail and various color versions. If you’re seeking a high-quality graphic design souvenir or enjoy imaginary trips to these cities, you can find them on Etsy or at the best Christmas Markets in Budapest (Vörösmarty tér, Bazilika) and in Vienna (Schönbrunn, Maria-Theresien Platz).

KOMPLIMENTKA_ID map by YoungBlock

With folded komplimentkou_ID, every deck that leaves you will be made personal and won’t soon be forgotten. On the contrary, the impression will persist and the individuality of the paper will be transferred to the memory of the addressee. And it pays off.

Viadukt Prints

Viadukt Editions are made in a limited print run, one color at a time, and are hand-signed and numbered. The published artists range from established to emerging; the prints however are of an affordable price and format. This is your invitation to discover the artists Viadukt Screen Print has curated for you.

FOR YOU Greeting card by GMUND Heather

Christmas is the perfect time to write your loved ones a few heartfelt lines! The original leather feeling for your fingertips! Real craftsmanship meets absolute stamping perfection. The Leather greeting card series in DIN A6 format combines a natural material experience with bright hot foils. Each folding card is unmistakably a paper experience itself. The modern typography design and the unique paper structure are just as inspiring as the fine hot foils.

849 PAUL SMITH Skyblue & Lavender Mechanical Pencil – Limited Edition

Far, farther, and farther, this is where Paul Smith and Caran d’Ache are going by reinventing their collaboration. A revival under the sign of audacity, and innovation, at the forefront of creativity. For the first time, the icon of English designers adorns the mechanical pencil and the 849® feather, four models with two-tone combinations, with new clothes. Unprecedented, daring.

Gift Sets, Home & Lifestyle

Gift Pack – Love by Bomo Art

We celebrate love all year round. And Bomo Art created this gift pack to melt our hearts. Their gift to us is that you can buy our assortment at a lower price than if you put the items in your basket individually,  so we offer you our special edition Love gift pack with a 15 % discount all year. The Bomo Love Pack contains two beautiful greeting cards, a Love pin and a Mark’s Tous Les Jours red pencil. Surprise your loved ones or the love of your life with this unique gift pack.

Ready-made gift sets by The Ministry of Good Soap

The Ministry of Good Soap is a small family manufactory founded by sisters – Ania and Ula Bieluń – in Kamień Pomorski, located in the north-west of the Poland.  Good raw materials, good craftsmanship and hard work – this is their secret plan for success. In addition to wonderful product for face, body, gentlemen or sensitive skin, The Ministry of Good Soap also has a gift collection, perfect for the Christmas season.

Plasta La Vista – we turn waste to beauty

They make products from recycled plastics with determination and joy. First, they wash the plastic waste and crush it into small flakes. They then melt them at a high temperature. Using injection molding, they then breathe new life into the discarded plastic. For instance, the 100% recycled plastic flower pots are made of 47 plastic lids. The choice of color is in your power. The resulting pattern is in the power of beautiful color mixing in the recycling process. Each product is therefore a unique piece.

Beauty products by Andrea GERE

Being the seventh generation in one of Hungary’s most prestigious winemaker family, Andrea’s life has been interwoven with winemaking and winegrowing ever since she was a child. She learned about the positive effects of grape on the human skin while travelling in Spain. When she returned to Hungary, she started to use this knowledge in the beauty salon of the hotel on the Gere Estate. As a result of years of research and development, they created the family’s own grape seed oil and micro-grain grape seed powder, the most important ingredients of their range of cosmetic products.

Jou Jou Botanicals

Jou Jou soap bars are handmade by the traditional cold process method to preserve the botanical magic from ingredients used in the process. Each soap contains a blend of high-quality oils, butters, and clays + high potent plant extracts that make Jou Jou’s soaps gentle and nourishing for all types of skin.. With a focus on functional botanicals and green biotechnology, they lead the way towards a conscious future of premium skincare.

Lace of Pag fragrance medallion by Lykke

The fragrant medallion Lace of Pag is inspired by the traditional Pag lace, which is characterized by exceptional beauty of patterns and centuries-old tradition. The set includes: a necklace with a fragrant medallion and engraving of your choice, 10 (ten) multi-colored sponges for fragrant medallion, 2 (two) essential oils of your choice.

Silk scarf by Marcel Holubec

This silk scarf is a manifestation of freedom. «Révolutionnaire» collection by Marcel Holubec W. was inspired by the true Czech-Slovak legend Hana Hegerová, manifesting designer’s insight into the connections of related countries they both share sympathies for.


ChocoMe Christmas Creations

The perfect chocolate (dark, milk and white chocolate) requires raw materials of unique quality: That is why chocoMe uses 100% cocoa butter-containing raw materials of chocolate from the upper category of chocolate manufacturer Valrhona, Michel Cluizel, Cacao Barry, Callebaut and procures a wide variety of toppings from selected German, Italian and French suppliers, which are then put together in the Budapest chocolate factory for chocolate creations.

28Lots Chocolate

28LOTS is a young, dynamic company dedicated to the production of the finest chocolate. Only the highest quality ingredients go into the table, which is of course created by hand and refined by hand with creative toppings. Once tried and 28LOTS has completely convinced us with this grandiose taste explosion in the heart of Vienna.

Noble Advent calendar chocolate by Tiroler Edle

The milk and cream for the Tyrolean nobles come from the Tyrolean Grey Cattle, a breed of cattle that has been native to the Tyrolean mountains for over 3000 years and today still survives. The excellent milk of the lovable grey cattle merges perfectly with the high-quality cocoa to make chocolate. The best raw materials combined with outstanding craftsmanship ensure a unique enjoyment that sweetens life, but also awakens awareness of small-scale, authentic food production.

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