Alpha Markers were founded in Korea in 1962 and the company is well-known today for their high quality marker pens and brush pens. They began back in the early 1960’s by manufacturing water colours and paint for posters, soon developing their products to provide a wide range of colours which were used at first by a few Korean poster designers. Quickly gaining popularity for it’s high quality and vibrant colours, Alpha started exporting to other countries, by 1994 their products were available to artists in no less than 50 countries all over the world. In the 1980’s they expanded their range to include acrylic colours.
Alpha Markers, creativity in a pen
In the last few decades Alpha Markers has gained a loyal following from artists from all over, particularly in America and here in the United Kingdom. They offer an extensive collection of different coloured marker pens and brush pens of exceptional high quality, which artists of all mediums have found to be great tools which enhance their creative process. Alpha’s fantastic products have been recognised with various prestigious awards over the years, including the award for excellence for their product graphics in the Best Package Design Competition, as well as a Power Brand Award from Korean Management Innovation. A must-have accessory for artists of all skills and influences, the Alpha marker really stands out from other pens. Many of the markers feature a tip at either end; one has a chisel tip and the other has a fine tip perfect for detailed work, making these pens incredibly versatile and practical.