It is hugely exciting to be able to announce that Santoro won the 2013 Fashion Accessory of the Year award for the Small Leather Goods Category as awarded by the British Travelgoods, Handbags and Accessories Association (BTAA). The lovely engraved glass award above was presented on the Fashion Accessory Catwalk at the NEC in Birmingham last Sunday. High praise from the judges; ‘This product is a classic continental shape, very commercial and the print makes it updated and modern.’ We are very proud! Click here to see the collection.
The finalists have just been announced for The Licensing Awards 2012….. and we are thrilled to report that the Gorjuss Doll Collection, produced by Aurora World, has been shortlisted as one of the finalists under ‘Best Licensed Giftware Range’….. Winners will be announced on 11th September!
Kate Hoyle owner of BOTHY THREADS was thrilled to scoop the WINNING AWARD from The British Craft Awards for Santoro’s Gorjuss for “Stitching Licensed Character of the Year 2012“. This is the second consecutive year that they’ve won this AWARD with Gorjuss, well done to Kate! (photo of proud Kate attached). (have you spotted those new Gorjuss cushions in the photo? Watch this space for further news…. lovely aren’t they?!)
New 3D Creative Cards Patchpops are the new 3D ‘creative’ cards from Santoro Studios. If you want to send a message, and additionally send something creative then send a Patchpop! They are rigid pre-cut sheets for the recipient to push out and assemble, there is a small space for a personal message on the Patchpop, as well as an additional mini message card included. The recipient will love creating their own card and displaying it with pride for all to see! There are initially 9 designs in the collection: Scottie Dog, Rabbits, Cupcake Stand, Birds in a Tree, Owl, Cats …
Very exciting news to share with you – Gorjuss has just been announced as the Winner of 'Licensed Character of the Year' within the Stitching category of The Origin Craft Awards. The Awards were announced during the International Craft & Hobby Fair, at NEC last weekend, and our Stitch Licensee Bothy Threads was delighted to have collected this on behalf of Gorjuss! Thank you to all of you who voted for Gorjuss. This is Kate from Bothy Threads – well done Kate!
Progressive Greetings have published the Gift of the Year 2010 for Santoro.; "Santoro won two categories and received a ‘highly commented’ in the Giftware Association annual Gift of the Year Awards. The company won the Gift Under £10 category for its Eclectic Selection Emery Boards. It was Highly Commented in the Stationery Category for its Premium Soft Touch Journals." Click here to read more details about Santoro Awards.
…. what an honour! We are thrilled to let you know that this year we have been honoured 3 times in the 2010 UK Giftware Association Gift of the Year Awards: to be precise we have 2 WINS and 1 Highly Commended. Popnrock have won the award for the best Card and Wrap category. Santoro Eclectic Emery Boards have won the award for best Gift under £10 Santoro Premium Journals were Highly Commended in the Stationery category. The link takes you to one example in a Gorjuss design. The Gift of the Year Awards recognise and reward products of excellence….. …
Awards A Santoro Swing Card® has WON the 2009 Louie Award for the blank card over $3.50 category. The Louie Awards are held each May in New York, and entries are judged on a 10-point scale of criteria that included imagination, impact, artistry, harmony, sendability and value. That makes a total of 14 times that Santoro have been honoured as a Louie Award Finalist! Read more about this year’s awards. Click here to read more information on Santoro Awards.