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Polychromos Colored Pencils

How to Spot Fake Polychromos Color Pencils

We at Faber-Castell find it important to protect artists from purchasing counterfeit art materials. With this concerning issue on the rise, we have provided a list of ways you can spot fake Polychromos.
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Faber-Castell USA Welcomes New CEO Scott Flynn

Faber-Castell USA Welcomes New CEO Scott Flynn

Cleveland, OH –Faber-Castell USA today announced the appointment of Scott Flynn as Managing Director/CEO, succeeding newly retired Jamie Gallagher.

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Sustainability Fact Sheets

Our Fact Sheet is a short sustainability report that informs about our activities and developments in the area of sustainability at Faber-Castell. The standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) serve as a guide and the principles of the UN Global Compact are taken into account.
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Designer Spotlight: Big Gem Diamond Painting

Big Gem Diamond Painting Designer Spotlight

Your diamond painting kit questions answered! Behind every Creativity for Kids craft kit is a craft designer with a passion for creativity. Countless hours of brainstorming and research combined with copious amounts of imagination and fun come together to create craft kits designed with your child's creative wellbeing in mind. We interviewed our Big Gem Diamond Painting designer, Ann to get the inside scoop on what went into the development of one of our most popular craft kits!
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Classifying Counterfeit: 5 Safe Shopping Tips for Kids

Classifying Counterfeit: 5 Tips for Safe Shopping for Kids

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month. In the spirit of safe toys and gift-giving, it’s important to educate ourselves on safe shopping. We at Faber-Castell USA have an extensive procedure to ensure the safety of our Faber-Castell and Creativity for Kids branded products, but the same cannot be said for counterfeit products. Follow these 5 tips for safe shopping for kids to learn how to classify counterfeit and keep your children safe.
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World Colors Colored Pencils Launch Party

World Colors Launch Party

The Faber-Castell Creativity Suite turned a little more youthful last Friday as we welcomed over a dozen children from our families for our World Colors Launch Party. Art Educator Franz Spohn lead the children through creating a "Pop-Up Family Portrait" using our newly released World Colors Colored Pencils.
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Watercolor Castle

The History of Albrecht Dürer

As a German company with a global expansion standing over 200 years, history is ingrained in the physical and metaphorical structure of Faber-Castell. Established in the aftermath of the Renaissance period, our past, present, and future are strongly influenced by cultural and artistic movements of the 18th century. No matter the era, our products hold a standard of the highest quality, influencing why our professional-grade watercolor products are named after Albrecht Dürer; artist and Renaissance pioneer.
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