Canadian Posters International Inc. was founded in Toronto in 1976, by industry icon Esther Cohen. The business now operates as PI Fine Art / PI Creative Art (“PI”), and is one of the largest full service, vertically integrated art companies in North America.
PI Fine Art specializes in art, custom wallcovering, mirrors and décor for hotels, and healthcare, commercial and residential spaces. PI Creative Art is a pioneer in the art publishing industry as a leading source of fresh decorative imagery, primarily serving the retail market.
The company employs a team of highly skilled artists, graphic designers and craftspeople, who collaborate with customers to create customized art packages that reflect a project’s aesthetic vision and budget. PI has an impressive roster of customers, including industry leaders in hospitality and retail.
Ardenton’s partnership with PI began in December 2019. The company’s innovative and successful business model made it an ideal fit for the Business Solutions platform. Post-investment, the team has been focusing on implementing key strategic initiatives, while continuing to exceed customer service expectations.