British firm Denman, maker of the world-famous D3 and different skilled instruments, is proud to announce the appointment of British Hairdressing Corridor of Fame member Paul Stafford as International Artistic Director.
The transfer brings Paul, who has been utilizing Denman for greater than 30 years, into the center of the long-established, household led firm. Paul will lead its artistic contribution to the trade, supporting Denman’s training efforts together with mentorship of 2017 Denman’s Stage Star competitors winner, Sam Carpenter.
As International Artistic Director, Paul may even lead the soon-to-be-launched world ambassador programme, The Denman International Collective, which options established and rising stylists from throughout the globe.
Paul’s appointment coincides with Denman’s 80th anniversary. In 1938, John Denman Dean was impressed by a revolutionary new materials, Nylon to create the enduring Denman styling brush. Adopted by world-leading hairstylists together with Vidal Sassoon, Paul Mitchell and Andrew Collinge, the D3 and different Denman instruments have assist rework the trade. This spirit of innovation and transformation continues to information the model and Paul might be central to its efforts.
Subsequent month Paul will journey to the US to symbolize Denman as an educator on the IBS Present in New York Metropolis, delivering his inaugural IBS seminar on The Craft of Precision Slicing. Paul will then symbolize Denman at Cosmoprof Bologna for the formal launch of the Denman International Collective. On his return, he’ll create and shoot a brand new Denman assortment with long-time collaborator Lee Mitchell.
‘I treasure the help Denman has given me through the years so am delighted to formally symbolize the corporate at a world degree,’ stated Paul, who, in recent times was requested by Denman to carry out on the visionary Different Hair Present at London’s Albert Corridor. ‘Denman has at all times been on the coronary heart of the trade, offering the perfect instruments a stylist might want for at each degree of the craft. It’s unbelievable to be a part of a model that prioritises excellence and innovation to the advantage of our trade.’
Thought-about the rock ‘n’ roll maverick of the trade and a break-out Instagram hero, Paul is the proper accomplice for Denman, in a position to deliver all his experience proper into the manufacturing facility to assist with product growth whereas giving the corporate the artistic kudos it deserves because the originator of the enduring D3.
Phillip Steele, Managing Director of Denman, stated ’We now have been very lucky to have such a buddy and accomplice in Paul over the previous 30 years. We’re delighted that Paul will play a extra substantial position in driving the way forward for the Denman model and its presentation globally. I stay up for deepening our partnership and the continuation of our long-standing friendship.’
Recognized for his impeccable dressing and Mod-inspired private type nearly as a lot as for his expertise with the scissors, Paul is a daily within the press and on TV, the place he’s sought out for his unique views on something and every thing hair and fashion-related. He’s a multi-award-winning stylist, at present Hair journal’s Salon Stylist of the Yr and 3 times winner of Northern Irish Hairdresser of the Yr.