Clairefontaine was established in Etival near Strasbourg in 1858 by Jean-Baptiste Bichelberger. The paper mill used cotton form the local textile industry and wood was introduced as the raw material. Clairefontaine initially produced papers and envelopes before progressing to a wide range of notebooks. They are best known for making the first school notebook in France. Clairfontaine now manufacture a huge range of art supplies including drawing and painting pads, craft papers and world renowned satin smooth writing paper.
Pullingers stock Clairefontaine’s hugely popular Pastelmat Pads and Pastelmat Single Sheets in various colour selections which contain cork grained paper that give a great surface for pastels. The Clairefontaine Paint On Mixed Media Pads are ideal for acrylic and gouache painting as well as pastel, charcoal, ink and pen. Our selection of Clairefontaine Corrugated Card rolls and crepe paper are ideal for all art and craft projects. Clairefontaine art supplies are used worldwide by children, students and artists.