Looking for back-to-school essentials or stocking up on office supplies? Our list of stationery stores in Singapore might just be what you need!
Office running out of printing paper? Need a new organiser for you to note down your weekly meetings and plans? Your best friend’s birthday is looming and you’ve decided to surprise her with a witty birthday card and a cool DIY gift? Then it’s definitely time to visit a stationery store. Not sure where to go? Well, we’ve got you covered. Here are our favourite stationery stores in Singapore that you have to check out. You might just wanna pen this down…
The Paper Bunny
This local stationery and lifestyle brand offers both custom stationery for weddings and events, as well as a collection of ready-to-purchase lifestyle products such as notebooks, prints, planners and patches in minimalist designs, vibrant hues and brush letterings for the modern paper junkie. Filled with plenty of beautiful designs, trust us, you wouldn’t be bagging just one.
The Paper Bunny, available at various stockists, including Isetan Scotts, TANGS at Tangs Plaza, Mondays Off and Naiise
It’s not hard to find MUJI’s stationery station at its Plaza Singapura flagship store; it’s the area with the hanging pens. We dare you to resist the rainbow round table filled with a kaleidoscope of pens in different colours. A stationery heaven, you’ll find everything from colour markers to animal stamps. Thanks to its sealed notebooks, you won’t even have to rummage through its stocks to find one sans dog ears and creases.
MUJI, #01-10 to 17, Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road, Singapore 238839
Rifle Paper Co
Here’s a confession: I stalk the Rifle Paper Co’s Instagram page on a daily basis. Why? Because this Florida-based stationery and lifestyle brand stocks a brimful of gorgeous notebooks, writing sets, notepads, file folders, cards, phone cases, and more. I’m talking stationery decorated in floral prints, tapestries, quirky illustrations and more in various designs and styles.
Rifle Paper Co, available at various stockists, including Cat Socrates, Paper Market, Gallery & Co, Cumulus and more
For something a little more off-beat, chances are you’ll find the perfect stationery at Cat Socrates. Step into this quirky, indie lifestyle store for beautifully illustrated notebooks, cards, colouring books, wrapping paper and more by local brands, as well as pretty organisers by US-based Rifle Paper Co. and UK-based Ohh Deer. Add a couple of kitty prints, vintage memorabilia and other adorable kitschy items from all over the world, including nifty, Singapore-inspired knick-knacks by local designers and you’re all set.
Cat Socrates, available at multiple locations, including 448 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427661
Besides creating cool, nomadic items such as notebooks, pens, reading accessories, Moleskine offers themed stationery featuring nostalgic characters like Peanuts and Alice in Wonderland, as well as Star Wars. And since everything is pretty much digitised in this day and age, Moleskine has stepped up its notebook and pen game by revolutionising creativity with its Smart Writing Set which syncs to your phones, tablets, laptops and desktops.
Moleskine, Level 3, Tangs at Tangs Plaza, Takashimaya, Ngee Ann City, 391A Orchard Road, Singapore 238873, as well as all other Moleskine stores island-wide
We must warn you: it’s easy to be tempted to buy everything in MONOYONO. From quirky objets d’art, home accessories, and stationery, this Aladdin’s Cave has it all. And if you’re in search of beautiful stationery – like Kate Spade’s exclusive stationery line of greeting cards or Ted Baker writing sets – you certainly won’t be disappointed here.
MONOYONO, available at multiple locations including Plaza Singapura and JEM
A subsidiary of Cotton On, TYPO is your one-stop stationery den that offers a wide-ranging selection of products like pens and pencils, journals and notebooks, and even cool techy stuff like headphones and thumb drives. We totally dig its diaries with creatively designed covers, and its funny, quirky, tongue-in-cheek greeting cards.
TYPO, available at multiple locations including Wisma Atria Shopping Centre and 313@somerset
With its brightly coloured stationery and office supplies, Smiggle definitely has an effect that brings out the inner child in you. What’s more? You can even find bags, lunchboxes and drink bottles here (if you’re okay with kid-like designs, that is).
Smiggle, available at multiple locations including City Link Mall
Hailing from Sweden, this popular stationery brand is best known for its lust-worthy collection of chic notebooks, calendars, homeware, and accessories that boast its signature Scandinavian design aesthetic.
kikki.K, available at various locations including ION Orchard
Originated from Korea, this stationery haven provides quality stationery and fanciful products, decorated with whimsical and dainty illustrations. Having shifted from offline to online, Artbox still offers attractive letter pads and envelopes that’ll inspire you to write to your loved ones in no time. And while you’re at it, why not get its cute stickers to properly seal up that envelope?
Artbox, available at multiple locations including ION Orchard
From feathers to felt, this store has every variety of craft material waiting to be made into paper dolls, masks or jewellery. The only limit is your imagination!
Art Friend, #03-33 Bras Basah Complex, Blk 231 Bain Street, Singapore 180231, p. 6336 8338