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Ottosson Swedish Linseed Oil Paints – Summer Special

Ottosson Swedish Linseed Oil Paints are well established as a natural and historic painting system and offer an environmentally conscious alternative to water- or solvent-based paints. The linseed oil paints are characterised by their extraordinary coverage, very good ageing properties and short drying times.

July 31, 2022

Back in our range – Wood-Burned Lime Putty

We are pleased to be able of offering wood-fired lime putty again. It is particularly important to us that the lime is produced according to traditional methods and in resource-conserving ways.
Our experienced and very reliable lime burner

July 31, 2022

European Restoration Paper - Handmade

Searching for a high quality European handmade restoration paper, we found what we were looking for. With this blog post, we would like to introduce you to a special paper that we have recently added to our product range.

May 30, 2022

Workshop "Soft Particle Blasting - the Gentle Dry Cleaning" at the University of Fine Arts (Dresden)

From May 18th to 19th, 2022, Deffner & Johann organized the two day workshop "Soft Particle Blasting - the Gentle Dry Cleaning" at the University of Fine Arts in Dresden, directed by Maren Dümmler M.A., a specialist on paper conservation. Soft particle blasting can be used to clean paper, parchment, wood, glass, wax seals, metal and many other surfaces gently.

May 25, 2022

Plastic paints The Environment

Study Reveals Paint Is the Largest Source Of Microplastics In The Ocean.

It is well known that microplastics in the oceans are a serious problem. However, the exact origin of these tiny particles has been largely unclear until now.

April 25, 2022

Support for Ukrainian museums

»The trustees, staff and members of ICON are devastated by the events unfolding in Ukraine and by the terrible suffering of the people and the sad loss of civilian lives. Although our primary care is for the safety and wellbeing of the people of Ukraine, we remain concerned about the continuing threat to the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Ukraine.«*

Deffner & Johann was contacted by Prof. Dr. Alexandra Jeberien, THW Berlin, asking for equipment and materials urgently needed to pack cultural heritage in Ukraine safely.

March 29, 2022

Evolon® CR at the Rijchsmuseum Amsterdam, NL

Evolon® CR is a versatile, high-quality nonwoven made of countless microfilaments. In addition to its properties as a wet or dry cleaning nonwoven, Evolon® CR is offered for isolation or as a separating layer exclusively for restoration and conservation and distributed by Deffner & Johann.

March 22, 2022

"IADA 2022" - 14 to 17 February 2022 (virtual)

For the first time, IADA is inviting to a virtual symposium of "International Association of Book and Paper Conservators" from 14 to 17 February 2022, taking place this year with the motto "SHOW IT AND SAVE IT - Exploring the Compromises between Exhibition and Preservation".
IADA uses the opportunities and possibilities of this IADA 2022 virtual conference in a very innovative way and offers a comprehensive daily programme with exciting contributions and impulses on all aspects of paper restoration and conservation.

For many years, Deffner & Johann has presented products and restoration solutions at the global IADA conferences. We are excited to sponsor the IADA Virtual Symposium again this time.

February 10, 2022

Trade fair review EXPONATEC COLOGNE 2021

As an internationally operating specialist dealer for materials, tools and equipment for restoration, conservation, archiving, depot and transport, Deffner & Johann had set itself the goal of presenting visitors to the tenth Exponatec Cologne, not only a representative overview of proven and new products from its product range, but also a platform for exchange.

December 17, 2021

Cyclododecane - the reliable, fully sublimating binder - is available again!

We are pleased that we can once again offer our customers Cyclododecane for their applications in restoration, monument conservation and archaeology.

December 6, 2021
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