Founded in Northern California in the late 80s Jacquard Products introduced themselves with their first product "Red Label Silk Colors", remaining a staple of professional silk painters everywhere, to this day.
This initial success invigorated Jacquard Products to produce more textile artist materials. New products have consistently been introduced every year, and now Jacquard offers over 20 product lines as well as a wide variety of kits, sets, class packs, chemicals and other art-related auxiliaries. Over the years, Jacquard has built a reputation for innovation and high-quality products.
Even now, Jacquard remains as committed as ever to meeting the needs of artists and crafters everywhere with excellence and value.
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.
Founded in 1973, Kenro are famous for their high-quality, yet affordable, ranges of materials.
Working closely with photographers & artists throughout the years, they have grown exponentially & have become widely regarded as a household name in these fields & growing exponentially as a result.
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.
Loxley Art Materials have established themselves as a leading supplier of art related goods throughout the UK. Loxley Art Materials' aim is to develop materials which enhance and improve upon existing products already on the market, as well as to create products that enrich the work of the artist. Loxley are a family-run company based in Sheffield.
Marabu has been a synonym for high-quality specialist paints, established in Germany for over 150 years. They are currently responsible for the development and production of a range of over 20,000 products, with a traditional division of creative colours for hobbies, art, and school.