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Insider guide to where to buy art supplies in London

Insider Guide by by Sarah Shellard, a South African-born graphic designer and illustrator, living in Wimbledon and working in Camden. Exclusively created for guests at Green Rooms arts hotel in Wood Green.

Read on to discover Sarah’s best tips for where to buy arts and crafts supplies in the city.


Green & Stone

251-253 Fulham Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 6HY, UK

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Discover more than just supplies at Green + Stone

This Chelsea institution first opened its doors in 1927 as a specialist supplier of fine art materials and picture framing. Today, it continues to stock a mix of supplies, frames, as well as a unique selection of antique artist’s equipment.


Cass Art

Hampstead and other locations

58-62 Heath St, London NW3 1EN, UK

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Cass Art has stores across multiple convenient locations across London

This shop stocks the leading brands, like Winsor & Newton, Faber-Castell and Daler Rowney, and has a price promise. All the staff are artists themselves.


London Graphic Centre

Covent Garden

16-18 Shelton St, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9JL, UK

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London Graphic Centre has a huge in-store selection

An art supplies emporium of sorts, here you will find all your basics at affordable prices: fine arts and graphics materials, books, magazines and more. Browse their stock online or get in touch with one of the staff before your visit if you’re looking for something specific.


Quill

Clerkenwell

37 Amwell St, Islington, London EC1R 1UR, UK

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Stationary doesn't get much sexier than this...

This specialist seller of luxury stationery and paper goods from makers around the world, also holds regular modern calligraphy workshops.