A descendant of Friedrich Staedtler, the first craftsman to make pencils from start to finish, and who is referenced as far back as 1662, J.S. Staedtler founded the Staedtler Company in 1835. A German manufacturer and supplier of writing, artist, and engineering drawing instruments, Staedtler has its headquarters in Nuremberg, where 85% of its production continues to be undertaken.
Founded in Sheffield during 1932, Swann-Morton
Teloman Products was founded in 1979 and is a privately owned manufacturer and wholesaler based in Cambridgeshire. Historically a manufacturer of Artist Portfolios and cases, the company has diversified into offering a wide variety of graphic art supplies to the retail and education markets. The company has small dedicated team to look after the business with a pool of versatile and skilled staff ensuring high quality products and great service.
Tombow was founded in Japan in 1913 as a pencil manufacturer and in recent years has become an influential designer of fine writing instruments. Tombow pens make use of aluminium and other lightweight and durable materials to create harmonious designs with a high degree of ergonomic practicality and technical perfection.
Toy Color produces safe and innovative water-based products from their manufacturing facility in Italy. They have full control over the raw materials used and their products are created in the most environmentally responsible way, ensuring that their creative range is perfect for children of all ages.
People of all ages and walks of life know UHU as the answer to all their gluing needs at home, at the office or at school. UHU caters for all ages and has become a famous trademark for paper glue in many countries throughout the world. Based in Germany, UHU's activity is global with a strong focus on Europe. UHU glues anything, anytime.
Back in 1832, William Winsor and Henry Newton introduced the first moist water colours to the world using a combination of scientific knowledge and artist creativity, putting Winsor & Newton on the map. Their commitment to quality and innovation are part of a rich heritage which informs Winsor & Newton to this day, and they remain a premier choice for artists of all calibres. Winsor & Newton's product range covers a wide variety of fine art supplies including oil, water colour, acrylic and alkyd paints, pastels, artists' brushes, canvases, papers and portfolios.