imogen owen portrait

Imogen Owen

Market Harborough, Leicestershire

Since 2012 we've been creating the finest luxury stationery using traditonal methods, mostly letterpress printing on our vintage printing presses. Imogen designs everything, from illustrating cards to designing all the boxes for our packaging.

We make as much as we can in-house, and anything we out-source is as local as possible where possible, if we can't find what we need in the UK, then we source from Europe or elsewhere, but always working with companies that reflect our values.

The story behind the business
Meet Imogen Owen

I started the business in 2012, having moved out of London, and at a bit of a crossroads... I bought my first vintage printing press, a 1940's Autovic and got started. I illustrate and design all of my products, from cards, to packaging, it's really important to me to consider every little detail, and it's our attention to detail that sets us apart, from the papers we choose, to the quality of the print, we like to create truly unique, luxury stationery. We are also offering an increasing range of homewares as well, including our lovely goats milk soaps, made for us in our village - we really do like to keep things local!

In 2013, I taught myself a modern style of calligraphy I'd seen was popular in the USA. No one in the UK was producing anything like this, and as I shared my work on instagram, I was asked if I'd teach my style to others. I started teaching my unique Modern Calligraphy workshops, and was the first to do so in the UK, they sold out and had waiting lists, and I was teaching 50 - 100 people every weekend. It was a huge trend, and the perfect antidote to the screen-based lives we are all immersed in. Having written two books on my Modern Calligraphy technique, and taught thousands of people, I also run a calligraphy & lettering studio, and have a range of Modern Calligraphy products that I'm happy to offer here, as well as my online courses which will be launching here soon too.

founder Credentials

  • Female Founded Business
  • Socially Positive
imogen owen with goats milk soap supplier


4a Church Street


Market Harborough


LE16 8XG

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