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Colorplan is an iconic range of premium uncoated coloured papers and boards. Developed in 1936. Made in England. Stocked all over the World.

Right up until the late 1960s, Britain's television sets still flickered black and white.
Then in the summer of 1967, the pioneers at BBC2 changed everything and they started to broadcast in colour. Britain's front rooms were transformed, as were the worlds of fashion, advertising and magazines.
Inspired by this explosion of colour in popular culture, Colorplan took a pioneering step of its own and began to assemble a paper range of a scope and scale that was - up to that point - simply unheard of.
Over the next five years, this remarkable range was carefully, skilfully and methodically assembled.
Never before had a paper range offered such a broad range of colours in every weight,size and finish.
From day one, Colorplan changed the landscape of printed communications.
In the hands of a flourishing generation of graphic designers and forward thinking printers, the range formed the basis of design and advertising work of a style that had simply not been previously possible.
Born into a changing world, Colorplan remains an iconic and indispensible element of the designer's craft.
In 1972, the revolutionary Colorplan had no predecessor.
Today, it remains without equal.

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  • Colorplan
  • GF Smith
  • colour
  • paper
  • print

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