Over generations, Canson® has managed to retain the expertise of master craftsmen stationers, while continuing to innovate: tracing paper in 1807, Mi-Teintes®, the first dyed paper , a patented photographic paper in 1865 and used by the pioneers of photography, the famous school “pochette” in 1947, Canson® Infinity, a range dedicated to inkjet printing for editing and art photography in 2008 …
The Strathmore brand name began to appear on our fine art papers in 1899, first with Charcoal and soon after with Bristol. The Strathmore brand quickly became known as one of the highest quality art papers used by many leading artists around the world. Strathmore has kept this reputation as a supplier of fine art paper for over a century. Today, we continue to provide artists of all levels with the ideal surface for producing beautiful works of art.
The Saint-Armand paper mill was established by David Carruthers in 1979. They manufacture, at their mill based in Quebec, the Saint-Armand handmade papers, the machine-made Canal papers, and also make pads, books, presentation folders and invitations.
Since 1264 Fabriano has been synonymous with high quality paper , esteemed throughout the world and known to publishers, writers and artists. Indeed, although the invention of paper is traditionally ascribed to the Chinese and its introduction to the West attributed to the Arabs, the people of Fabriano must be given the credit for their ability to engender a true leap in paper quality and to make Fabriano the cradle of the production of modern paper.