Paper Connection International, LLC is your premier resource for fine art and specialty papers made by skilled crafts people in the East to suit the paper needs of artists and institutions around the globe. PCI is known for superior paper products; unique yet functional papers for your art, design or conservation work. The dependable customer service and staff not only dispenses paper but provides technical assistance to manufacturers, retailers, museum curators, bookbinders, conservators, artists and designers… anyone who needs to know anything about paper.
Through import, distribution, and education, Paper Connection is recognized as a leading source of washi (Japanese paper), as well as a vast, comprehensive collection of specialty papers from all over the world.
Founded in 1995 by Lauren Pearlman Sugita, PCI remains committed to preservation of traditional hand papermaking and papers themselves. As of late 2002, Lauren maintains a double-residence in both Japan and Rhode Island; thus she has easy access to many of our suppliers. Ms. Sugita makes her rounds on the lecture circuit to discuss the major changes that have occurred in the handmade paper world that she has witnessed first hand, as well as the past, present, and future of hand papermaking.
Address: 166 Doyle Avenue
State: Rhode Island
School/Business Established: 1995
Product Classifications: Paper Importer, Distributor, Workshops
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