Established in 1885, G . F Smith has long been a name that is  synonymous with supplying the creative world with unique and exciting paper and boards.

Established in Hull in the late 1800’s G . F Smith quickly became established as an important supplier to the UK and the European mainland of coloured and textured papers. Despite some turbulent times during both World Wars, G . F Smith has gone from strength to strength and is now the UK’s leading supplier of exclusive and creative papers to the design and print communities in the UK and overseas. Still operating from Hull, G . F Smith also has a distribution centre and sales office in central London. Privately owned and totally independent, G . F Smith’s reputation for creativity and innovation has never been higher. Unique in the paper merchanting industry G . F Smith have an extensive paper conversion facility where embossing, sheet-to-sheet lamination and bespoke envelope production have recently been supplemented by packaging design capabilities.