Ukrainian Easter Eggs from a Mohawk Maker: Diane Filak

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Mohawk has taken pride in the art of papermaking for nearly a century. Generations of fine papermakers have honed their craft in our mills in upstate New York, so we are endlessly inspired by the artistry of others and we’re proud to support and be a part of a growing movement of makers.

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Jessica Hische + Wes Anderson + Mohawk Live

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Ornate drop caps, delicate embellishments, whimsical illustration and bold text are all qualities we can ascribe to letterer and graphic designer Jessica Hische’s style. If you’re a designer, you’ve probably heard of her Daily Drop Cap project, as well as many beautiful illustrative works such as collaboration with Penguin books, Barnes & Noble Classics, the new MailChimp identity, and much more.

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Join Us! Mohawk Maker Event with Mac Papers in Jacksonville, FL

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Mohawk has taken pride in the art of papermaking for nearly a century. Generations of fine papermakers have honed their craft in our mills in upstate New York, so we are endlessly inspired by the artistry of others and we’re proud to support and be a part of a growing maker movement.

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Touchable, Memorable Design – New Educational Book features History of Engraving with Beautifully Executed Engraved Samples

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“In the 1430s, around the same time Johannes Gutenberg was creating a revolution by developing the first printing press, engraving techniques began to appear in both Italy and Germany. The technique they used is called intaglio, an Italian word that literally means ‘carving’ –a process that involves incising or carving by hand, dots, dashes, hatches, lines, and shapes into the surface of metal plates to form images including letters.”

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Chronicle Books Letterpress Journals & Notecards: Designer Klas Falhen

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Known for his elegant illustrations featuring a distinctively whimsical style and bold use of color, Stockholm-based Klas Fahlen has developed a worldwide following. His creations can be found everywhere from Kate Spade to Kohl’s, and on food and wine packaging around the world. In 2011, Fahlen earned the Cannes Design Lion for his work designing packaging for ICA Foods.  More recently, Klas has partnered with Chronicle Books to design a new line of letterpress journals and notecards featuring his signature designs. Furthermore »

Constructing the Deconstructed

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Lisa Nilsson wants to see what you’re made of.  No amount of profile photos from Facebook or search results on Google will quell her fascination. This North Adams, Massachusetts-based artist is interested in the minutiae of your makeup. Nilsson patiently builds cross-sections of human anatomy using paper filigree, a method of coiling and rolling narrow strips of paper to create decorative work.

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