Craft Focus - April/May 2023 (Issue 96)

STORIGRAPHIC LTD Stand: G104 Storigraphic will showcase new and current wrapping papers, stationery, cards, and will launch its exciting new range of sustainably-made pencil cases. SINCLAIRS Stand: M210 Sinclairs is a British manufacturer of paper stationery. The brand family includes Silvine, Silvine Originals, Luxpad and Artgecko Sketchbooks! Gemma Bassett, Marketing Manager says, “At the show we’ll be highlighting our latest developments alongside our bestselling products from each brand. As a British manufacturer we also offer branded exclusives and own label so we’d love to chat to you about how we can help your business grow.” EXACLAIR Stand: M400 Following its recent acquisition of BLOCKX, the ExacomptaClairefontaine Group will be showcasing this premium range of artists’ colours… extra-fine oils, watercolours, pastels and pigments alongside a number of new Clairefontaine fine art papers to offer a one-stop source for artists’ materials. These include the sustainable bamboo watercolour pads, as well as the latest additions to the bestselling PaintON and PastelMat ranges. The successful Décopatch range will be profiling its new ‘My Creative Moment’ kits, which give the users the opportunity to escape and take time for themselves to increase their well-being and enjoy some creative crafting. On display for origami lovers will be the new patterned paper packs from Clairefontaine, which feature and assortment of modern floral patterns in addition to the newly launched birds themed kit. Avenue Mandarine will be showing its new crafting kits to encourage youngsters to get creative, including cute punch needle sets and trending diamond art kits. Renowned fountain pen ink artist, Nick Stewart will be demonstrating the joys of creating original imagery with the latest range of watercolour inks from Jacques Herbin. 34