‘Tis the season to refresh your office supplies stock. If you’re seeking something a little more sophisticated than the standard coil notebook and cristal ballpoint pens, then not just any stationery store will do. The best stationery stores in Toronto have you covered for all your work, school, crafting, and gift-giving needs. You may invest a little more, but you’ll definitely be doing your work justice.
Here are the best stationery stores in Toronto.
This family-owned gift shop offers a curated selection of stationery and curiosities made by local artists. They specialize in Korean hanji paper (a handmade mulberry paper that uses age-old traditional processes with all-natural dyes), greeting cards, journals, crafting materials, ceramics, and unique gifts.
Multiple locations in Toronto
Those with an interest in analog tools, snail mail, and ‘lost’ arts like calligraphy will be right at home in Wonder Pens. Shop a wide variety of pens and other writing instruments, notebooks, planners, sketchbooks, loose-leaf papers, and accessories like wax seals and notebook covers.
Location: 52 Clinton St, Toronto ON
Phone: (416) 799 5935
Store hours: Wednesday to Sunday 12-5 p.m.; Monday & Tuesday CLOSED
This local screen print studio and retail shop in Kensington Market takes pride in representing high-quality locally made items. Browse a selection of Canadian handmade goods ranging from letterpress cards to stickers and stamps to journals and planners to home goods like candles and terrariums. If you’re wanting to breathe some creative life force into your office, Kid Icarus is where to shop.
Location: 205 Augusta Avenue
Phone: (416) 977 7236
Store hours: Wednesday to Saturday 12-6 p.m.; Sunday 12-5 p.m.
If you’re in the market for stationery as well as lifestyle products to make your workspace feel cozy for fall (think: ceramics, coffee table books, and candles), Collected Joy is definitely worth a stop. This indie retailer is committed to showcasing the best Canadian designers and makers and one-of-a-kind, useful items that are sure to spark joy.
Multiple locations in Toronto
Opened in 1987, Laywine’s in Yorkville is the go-to spot for fine stationery. With their curated selection of paper goods and writing instruments sourced from all over the world, and trusted brands like Clairefontaine, Pilot, Rhodia, Filofax, and more, Laywine’s will make sure even your most obscure stationery needs are met. Book a virtual shopping appointment and browse the full, in-store collection with the help of knowledgable sales staff
Address: 25 Bellair St, Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 921 7131
Store hours: Monday to Wednesday 11-6 p.m.; Thursday 11-7 p.m.; Friday 12-7 p.m.; Saturday 10-6 p.m.; Sunday CLOSED
Take Note is the Junction’s haven for writers and artists. With a selection of writing instruments and accessories, paper products, and interesting gifting items, you’ll find all you need here to re-awaken your creative spirit. Every product is intentionally chosen for its quality, aesthetic, and often unique design. Your stationery
Address: 2993 Dundas Street W, Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 766 1235
Store Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11-6 p.m.; Sunday 12-5 p.m.; Mondays CLOSED
As one of the city’s oldest stationery stores, The Papery has perfected its offering of quality paper goods and curiosities to warm up any home office. They also do personalized stationery if you’re seeking something truly one-of-a-kind. Book a one-on-one appointment to browse their catalog of tailor-made offerings and get a quote.
Address: 1424 Yonge St, Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 968-0706
Store Hours: Monday to Tuesday 10-5 p.m.; Wednesday to Saturday 10-4:30 p.m.; Sunday CLOSED
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