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  • New York Central in poetry

    New York Central was recently the not-so-secret subject of a wonderful poem by Judith Ellen Sanders in The New York Times' Metropolitan Diary section.  You can read Judith's lovely poem here: http://nyti.ms/1e5pOEY

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  • Vintage Pencils

     

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  • Two new Paper Guides added!

    We've just posted two new full-color paper guides: Decorative Inclusions Decorative Gauze, Lace, Tissue & Unryu You can download them from the links above or from our paper page. For more information or to order, contact us today.

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  • Introducing our Printed Decorative Paper Guides

    We are pleased to present you with our new Full-Color guidebooks of decorative papers from around the world. You can now download and view swatches of our unique decorative papers from these regions: Europe & the Americas Decorative Prints China & India Decorative Prints Japan Decorative Prints  Nepal & Thailand Decorative Prints Printed Marbles & Dyes For more information or to order any of our decorative papers, please contact us today.

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  • Our 2013 General Catalog is here!

    We are pleased to announce the online availability of our 2013 General Art Supply Catalog. As with our 2013 Paper Catalog, this is initially an online release. We encourage you to help the environment and only print the pages you need. And don't forget, we ship worldwide, so please contact us or call 1-800-950-6111 for orders and inquiries.

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  • The 2013 Paper Catalog Is Here!

    We are pleased to announce the release of our 2013 Paper Catalog. We are releasing this catalog digitially only this year. I know many of you love our paper catalog and want a printed copy but we have chosen to release this digitally only this year for several reasons: We are constantly adding new papers. By releasing the catalog as a PDF, we can update it throughout the year with the  latest items We are in the process of converting our image library to full color! Look forward to new color scans of our amazing selection of papers soon By...

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  • Welcome

    For years we have been asked by our customers why we don't sell our materials online. It's a complicated question that goes to the core of who we are. We believe that our existence over the past 100 years has been due in large part to our wonderful staff, many of whom have more than two decades time with us. And also, our large inventory of unique and hard to find items. These are two things which are difficult, if not impossible, to replicate online. While we truly believe that you have to come in to Central to touch, feel,...

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