Sastres Paperers, SC is a small company recently created (2014), but with 30 years of experience in the manufacture of handmade paper behind us. You can found us at El Molí de la Farga Molí de la Farga (Banyoles), (Banyoles), a traditional paper mill located in a public building that is over 300 years old. Our project has cultural and social applications and is based around this points:
1. Paper craft production for the fine art market from our brand AQUARI PAPER marca AQUARI
2. Promoting the craft via organization of courses and workshops for groups and activities for schools and receiving visits to our mill. Everybody interested in the paper world or in the traditional handmade broadcast at Pla de l'Estany is welcome.
3. The training in the profession of people with disabilities through collaboration with several specialized centers of the county such COiET (Centre Ocupacional i Especial de Treball).
Jordi Torrent (1976): Papermaking craftsman from 2008 when he began to work with Toni. He and Toni Sardà founded Sastres Paperers SC company.
Mamen Cagigós (1969): Educator & coordinator of crafts and activities. Degree in Social Psychologist.
Diego López (1972): Paper craftsman joined our team in 2017. He worked for Aquari Paper Mill from 2003 to 2008. Craft and fine art educator.
Toni Sardà (1958): Master craftsman given by la Comissió d'Artesania de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Manager of Aquari Paper Mill (1983-2013), the company origin of our project. Nowadays, Aquari Paper is the name of the brand of our papers. He is currently retired, although he occasionally collaborates with the company.