The department store group, Manor, goes back well over a hundred years when two wholesalers, Ernest and Henri Maus together with Léon Nordmann opened the store under the name, Léon Nordmann at the Weggisgasse in Lucerne. This retail venture is regarded as the real home and beginning of the entire present retail conglomerate. Later, the name Manor came into being…. a combination of the founders’ Maus and Nordmann surnames… but did not appear until a new corporate identity was adopted in about 1965. It was not until 2000, that all the stores is Switzerland finally carried the name. The standardized name has provided Manor with clearer identification and a nationwide presence. Read More
“You said to me… that if ever you inherited any money that it was yours to dispose of, you would have a house… filled with beautiful pictures and objects of art, for people to come and enjoy. And you have carried out the dream of your youth. “
Located in the CBD of Sydney, Paperplace is family owned and operated since January 1984. With over 40 years’ experience, we specialise in fine paper and stationery, social printing, and beautiful artisan paper goods.
Celebrating 10 years
Located on a bright and airy corner, at 842 Royal St., in the beautiful and historic French Quarter, Papier Plume has been called a writers dream store.
Spending time in this shop can’t help but remind us of the art and beauty of writing by hand and creating something timeless. Read More
Winner of the 2016 “Best Department Store in the World” by Intercontinental Group of Department Stores (IGDS), the most prestigious international association of department stores, la Rinascente marks its 100th Anniversary.
Paper Story is located inside the trendy Ebisu Mitsukoshi in Tokyo where exquisite boutiques and high end companies are the occupants. Apparel, lifestyle products, fashion, art, shoes, spas and restaurants… it’s the sort of place one could spend a day. Read More
The Alte Hof (Old Courthouse) in the center of Munich is the former residence of Emperor Ludwig IV (of Bavaria, 1282-1347). It was destroyed in the Second World War and was rebuilt around 1950. Manufactum, the department store extraordinaire, has been in this building since 2007, encompassing almost 900 square meters and housing their entire range of goods. Read More