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Hallmark helps you live a caring connected life full of meaningful moments 

A family owned business, our story began over 100 years ago when 18 year old JC Hall started our company, with nothing but two shoeboxes full of picture postcards and an unwavering entrepreneurial spirit. 

His passion lives on today in everything we do and just like the young JC Hall we never forget that we’re here to help people, connect, enhance the special moments in their lives and to put our stamp on the world. 

We are proud to work with an amazing and varied collective of talented and innovative creators. We collaborate with up-and-coming artists, designers and writers as well as with iconic global brands and exciting independent labels. 

As a paper-based company, we couldn’t do what we do without the resources provided by our amazing forests. We recognise our impact on the planet and are committed to leading our industry in environmental excellence. 


“New Designers has most certainly fuelled our creative studio in many ways at Hallmark. We all have a direct or indirect association with the event as exhibitors, employees, sponsors, workshop hosts, judges and visitors. We understand the significance of New Designers as a great showcase for UK design talent and value our sponsorship of the event wholeheartedly.” 
Eve Gray, Creative Development Director


Hallmark have supported New Designers for 28 years.

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A large number of our Creative Team at Hallmark have either exhibited at New Designers, have been selected for placements with us, or have been winners of our award and eventually been employed by us. Meet some of our alumni:

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Hannah Greenwood, Art Director, exhibited at New Designers 2008

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Becca Clapham, Designer, exhibited at New Designers 2013

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Gill Anderson, Senior Designer, exhibited at New Designers 2006

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Helen Leeks, Senior Designer, exhibited at New Designers 2003