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Papersmith & Son offers a wide range of environmentally friendly and recycled papers.

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The Papercafe 


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We are Papersmith and this is what we do

Papersmith & Son is a speciality paper merchant that has been built on a culture of creativity and innovation. In our hearts is a commitment to lead the industry with world-class products and trustworthy services. We always try to find the best solution for our clients.

We have branches in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban but can courier orders across the country!

Our PaperCafe located near Rosebank in Johannesburg is a paper heaven for all your paper needs and inspiration! Buy any of our products in A3/A4 size, and view printed samples of our grades which are sure to get your creative juices flowing. Custom envelopes,boxes and die-cuts, will give you new ways to play with paper!



Your creative power, our paper. We’re delighted that you’ve chosen one of our quality papers as the platform for your projects. Please submit your favourite samples to us, electronically or we’ll collect it, for us to post on our website. To you goes the glory. To everyone else goes the inspiration.

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