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Check out The Collection from our pals G.F Smith, Silver Partners of BDF 2023

The Collection from G . F Smith is home to every paper, weight and embossing they offer across four sections: Colorplan, Fine Collection, Textured and Specialist.

G . F Smith are custodians of a remarkable legacy — 135 years making and curating the world’s finest and most distinctive papers. They work in partnership with brands, creatives, designers and specialists, providing the foundation for those that seek to create.

People are, and will always be the fabric of G . F Smith. They have built a team of passionate, loyal experts in a thriving, independent company.

Every one of them is dedicated to meeting the needs of their customers and pushing innovation.

Paper remains a profoundly important and valuable material, as relevant today as it was at their founding in 1885.

The Collection from G . F Smith is home to every paper, weight and embossing they offer across four sections: Colorplan, Fine Collection, Textured and Specialist.

To order your copy
The Collection


Selected from The Collection, the BDF 2023 magazine is Munken Kristall Rough True White in 120gsm Manufactured in Munkedal, a village in western Sweden, Munken Design was created to meet the need for a premium uncoated range of papers and boards. It is a paper that is produced with attention to detail and a passion for the quality, tactility and sensory impact of the final product.

The natural qualities of the Munken Design range are drawn from a desire to put the environment and the mill’s impact on its natural surroundings as the first priority. There are eight options in the range, in both rough and smooth finishes and all are certified food contact safe and age resistant. It is also available HP approved as Munken ID in selected items only.

Request samples here Munken Design


Early this year G . F Smith were pleased to announce the launch of their latest innovation in Colorplan – Colorflute.

Since 1885, they’ve not only supplied paper, but have offered a full range of additional services tailored to help realise your creative ambitions.

The factory in Hull is home to a team of paper experts and a range of equipment to support your creative project

Colorflute is a paper-based packaging solution designed to meet the needs of the most discerning brands and consumers. It offers remarkable versatility in print and production, with an unfailing consistency of colour across various applications.

Colorflute is 100% recyclable, offering over 1000 combination possibilities in all 55 colours and 24 embossings from the Colorplan range, with two protective flute options in Kraft and White.

Designed by Made Thought and produced by The Liquorice Press, the Colorflute swatch features Bright Red and Candy Pink 175gsm with Colorflute E-Flute Kraft box, sealed and wrapped with a Factory Yellow Colorplan Label. Inside are 12 swatch cards wrapped in a Hot Pink bellyband, demonstrating colour pairings and embossing capabilities.

To request the swatch, please visit Colorflute

For information, please get in touch



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