Essdee produces a wide range of linoleum and block printing materials and tools, as well as traditional Scaperboard and Scraperfoil products recognisable the world over. They have been manufacturing in the UK since 1942, which has allowed them to provide a high level of quality.
Faber-Castell is one of the world's largest and oldest manufacturers of pens and pencils, as well as a whole host of other luxury art supplies and goods. The name Faber-Castell is synonymous with excellent quality and they are highly regarded for their established brands, including PITT Artist pens and Albrecht Dürer pencils. Transform your creations with Faber-Castell.
Very few companies can claim a longer or more distinguished heritage than Fabriano. Dating back to 1264, the Fabriano mill’s fine arts papers were used and highly praised by Michelangelo. Fabrianese paper masters pioneered many of the processes now common in paper manufacture today, including the watermark and the technique of surface sheet gluing using gelatine.
Founded in 1868 by E. H. Friedrichs, a chemist, inventor and businessman, Fredrix was the first company in America to manufacture artist canvas for trade. Fredrix remains a prestigious marquee in the production of canvas, keeping today’s product a close match to the canvas they made over 140 years ago.
Golden Artist Colors is an international brand that's recognised by artists the world over. They are one of the leading manufacturers of acrylic paints and mediums. At Golden, a high priority is placed on the health and safety of the artists's studio and materials. Their ethos ensures that artists are aware of any potential hazards, so they far surpass the required quantity of health and safety advice on their labels.
Based in Norfolk, Goldline is part of ExaClair Limited, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of office stationery. Goldline offers a broad variety of products ranging from Display Books and Presentation Cases to Art Pads and Papers. If it’s fine artists materials at excellent value prices you’re looking for then look no further than Goldline.
Founded in 1949 by Lydia Sacki and Julius Kaufmann, Jakar International began its trading life importing cuckoo clocks and drawing instruments from Germany to the UK. Today, under the leadership of third generation Paul Sacki, Jakar remains one of the leading suppliers of art and crafts materials in the UK and Ireland.
Coming from an art school background, Khadi Papers were interested in paper as an artists’ material and this remains the focus of what they do. In the early 1980s they were the first to introduce Indian handmade papers to artists and designers in and around London. They worked closely with papermakers in India, and later in Nepal and Bhutan.