Every year since 2013, twelve stationery shops review new stationery products that year and vote for the best products. They grant awards including an Overall Grand Award, Design Award, Functional Award and Idea Award, as well as various categories such as Stickers, Fountain Pens etc.
It is something stationery addicts cannot miss! Let's dive into some of the awarded stationeries (which are available in Circle Tape) and see why they are selected!
Overall Grand Award: Ballsign iD Plus (Sakura Craypas)
Available in three types of "Black", the formal Pure Black, the smart Night Black and the premium Forest Black. Subtle difference in color, all suitable for business environment.
Pen body design is also ranked up and gives a classy touch to the design. 0.4mm pen tip is silver all along, while 0.5mm is black and silver contrast.
The pen body has a matt finish, adding roundness to the hexagon body shape, the pen body design gives your hand a nice touch and feel while writing. The pen has a low centre of mass towards the pen tip which increases the stability of writing.
Ball Pen Award: Calme Single Color Ballpen (Pentel)
Fountain Pen Award: hocoro Dip Pen (SAILOR)
Available here: https://circletape.com/search?q=hocoro&options%5Bprefix%5D=last
Masking Tape Award: "HITOTOKI" KITTA Clear (King Jim)
Glue Award: Dot Liner Quick & Strong (Kokuyo)
Nagazawa Stationery Centre Award: Rame no Moto (Kuretake)
Available here: https://circletape.com/search?q=rame&options%5Bprefix%5D=last