We're very proud to say that this weekend marks five years since we launched Artfinder. Back in 2013, we launched the Artfinder marketplace with just 14 artists, a small team and a big dream.
We knew that the art world wasn’t fair, or sustainable, especially for the eight million independent artists around the world who couldn’t make a living from their art. And we also knew that the world is full of people who value original, handmade stuff - and who probably didn’t know they could afford original art.
Fast forward five years, countless offices, a terrifying amount of take out and a lot of hard work, we now have 10,000 artists in 110 countries, offering over 400,000 original artworks - all for sale from as little as the cost of above-mentioned take out.
To celebrate this weekend only we are offering you an exclusive discount:
- 10% discount off everything with code BIRTHDAY-10
- 15% off over 15% off over £700 / €800 / $1000 with code BIRTHDAY-15
We’ve grown so quickly that we’ve barely had chance to step back and think about the essence of what makes us different, but it’s really that we believe in community - in a real community of artists and art lovers.
And just take a look at the numbers! Since 2013, we have seen:
- 381K messages sent between artists and customers
- 94.9K artists followed
- 33.5m artworks favourited
And we've grown from 57 customers in that first month to over 50,000!
We've also compiled a handy list of our Top 20 Bestsellers who have been with us from the very beginning. So, prepare to get nostalgic with us and shop, shop, shop!