Hahnemühle Celebrates 425th

Hahnemühle Celebrates 425th


Celebrating a big anniversary is one thing, but when you’re looking at number for 425, that’s something to really get excited about. Very few companies in the world today can look back with pride over such a long, rich history.

Since its founding in 1584 in Dassel, Germany, Hahnemühle, as they explain, “has been dedicated to creating uniquely beautiful fine art papers in the traditional way, in the same location, using pure spring water and premium quality cellulose. Combining this old-world craftsmanship with a keen appreciation of the arts, Hahnemühle papers have become the number one choice of demanding painters, graphic artists, illustrators, bookbinders and photographers in more than eighty countries worldwide.”

To help celebrate their 425th Anniversary, Hahnemühle has announce the following special events/offerings:
The Hahnemühle 425th Anniversary Photo Award – This is an open, international competition with the intriguing theme: "For Originals". The company is interested in having photographers present their unique visions of people, objects and moods from the most "original" perspective possible. Hahnemühle will be awarding non-cash prizes, in several categories. Winning entries will also become part of the prestigious Hahnemühle Anniversary Collection, a traveling exhibition scheduled for hanging in the major photo capitals around the world.

425th Anniversary Edition Products – The company will also be publishing a special anniversary edition. A high quality presentation folder will contain a choice of three papers from the Digital FineArt Collection. Photo Rag Ultra Smooth, Photo Rag Baryta and Bamboo will be available. The black anniversary presentation box will contain 50 sheets.. It is being designed exclusively for Hahnemuhle by Prat, Paris. For more detailed product information, contest rules and an Official Entry Form, visit www.hahne muhledirect.com.