The notebook, craft and fine art brand for office, school and home.

Clairefontaine® have a rich tradition of producing paper products, and have done so in their mill since 1858. They began making traditional stationery products in the late 19th century, and in 1950 produced their first high-quality notebooks for students. The rest, as they say, is history.

Now famous for their premium paper notebooks, Clairefontaine® inspire quality through its products including staple and wirebound notebooks, art papers, craft products, gift bags and wrapping paper. 

The Clairefontaine® name and logo are symbols of quality around the world. These notebooks and paper products of various designs are both functional and aesthetically attractive, over the decades becoming a large player in the European stationery market.

Clairefontaine products are a must-have in stock for the ‘Back to School‘ period, with a range of notebooks, pads and pencil cases perfect for students whether they are at school, college or university. These can be accompanied in-store with filing essentials from Exacompta such as ring binders, dividers and organisers.

New Highlights for 2021:

  • Our Neo Deco notebooks are expanded with the Mid-Season collection
  • Clean’Safe antimicrobial notebooks
  • Black Forest leather notebook collection
  • An array of new stationery collections in our C02 catalogue
  • The Goldline Aquapad, a jumbo watercolour pad providing great value
  • New PaintON pads, ideal for mixed media
  • The Goldline Studio Pad is new and improved due to popular demand
  • Pastel Revolution™, the innovative freezer fixative, only from Clairefontaine
Stationery Highlights

Back to basics notebooks with vintage cover designs

Oriental-inspired designs with an Egyptian flavour

Licensed ranges inspired by the French cartoon – NEW DESIGNS

Leather-effect covers for the vintage-style journaller

A vibrant ode to spring – NEW

Vegan-friendly stationery made from eco-friendly cork – NEW

Genuine leather goods: pencil cases, notebooks and bags

Licensed range inspired by the Japanese anime

Pop art-inspired floral designs 

As the Tutankhamun exhibition hits London, a NEW range

Range of notebooks and pads with pressboard covers

Innovative stationery with recycled material covers – NEW

Friendly stationery with cute otter illustrations – NEW

Limited edition collection of inspirational notebooks

Quirky stationery with kraft cover notebooks

Nature-inspired leaf design stationery collection

Watercolour inspired designs from the French forest – NEW

Leather bag, pouch and purse collections – NEW

 Innovative notebook range with integrated pockets

 Pastel-coloured notebooks with integrated pockets. NEW

Colourful chickens that rule the roost and popular stationery items

Two translucent colour collections: intense & fresh

Extensive core range from Clairefontaine in 27 shades

Clairefontaine Mimesys

Water-resistant cover notebook range, ideal for students

Tasteful notebooks with art deco design – NEW DESIGNS

Design inspired by newspapers and collages – NEW

A stationery collection influenced by Asian print – NEW

A beautiful floral stationery collection

Social correspondence and envelope range in over 60 colours

Quality correspondence range with envelopes on premium paper

A unique graphic style with metallic touches – NEW

Art & Craft Highlights

Light-resistant black paper pads with a fine grain

Clairefontaine Cardinal Watercolour

Natural white watercolour paper with different grains

Graph pads. Survey books available from Exacompta.

100% cellulose paper for drawing and sketching

Get creative with patterned colour paper sets

Handy-sized flexible sketchbooks

Watercolour series with three different grains

Coloured grained paper made of 30% cotton

Unique 50% cotton, 50% cellulose watercolour paper

Limited edition collection of sketchbooks and pads


100% cotton, professional pads for wet techniques

Drawing pads and sketch albums up to A2 in size

An everyday selection of lay-flat sketchbooks

Simple and economic perforated pad range

Herbariums with acid-free paper and mousseline

Tinted cotton paper with a laid surface for pastels

Brown surface rolls, reams and sketch albums

Dedicated products for storyboarding and illustrations

Smooth coloured drawing paper

Mixed media range with various shades & textures

Professional surface choice for pastel artists

Basic 90g sketch pads with a light and regular grain

Great value technical drawing paper, ideal for designers

Drawing pads with an Egyptian theme – NEW

Recycled sketchbooks with colourful colours

Clairefontaine Catalogues

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