Stationery Facts: Who Knew…?!?

Our stationery facts series is coming to a close, so this week we’re rounding up a few everyday desk items, from paper clips and staples to scissors and envelopes. 1. In 1968, Doug Engelbart publicly demonstrated his first computer mouse. This consisted of two wheels in a wooden case. 2. The modern paper clip is… Read more »

7 ways to make a small office feel bigger

With more and more people setting up and growing their own businesses, the demand for small offices has risen. Although a wide expanse of space may be lacking, the amount of unutilised space could be wasted without its potential being realised. To help you make the most of your office, we’ve set out seven ways… Read more »

Eight Wonderful Pencil Facts

Pencils; tools used to create amazing drawings, aid in architectural design and used for the everyday scribble. To continue our stationery facts series, this week we’ll be looking at the pencil and sharing with you some of our favourite pencil facts. 1. On average a pencil can be sharpened 17 times, draw a line 35… Read more »

Football Promotions at OfficeXpress

With a summer of football ahead of us all, here at OfficeXpress we’re already celebrating in style. We’ve all chosen our teams and the office is decorated with hundreds of flags. Over the next five weeks or so we’ll be offering some fantastic deals, across all of our product range, from ink, toner and catering… Read more »

Fourteen Fantastic Pen Facts

Over the next few weeks we’re going to extend our interesting stationery facts series further by choosing a different item of stationery each week. This week we’ll be focusing on the pen, from fountain and ballpoint to highlighter and quill. On average a pen can write approximately 45,000 words. In 1938, the firstballpoint pen was… Read more »