As we celebrate the influence of art and design on perception with the recently released Mohawk Maker Quarterly, we’ll take a closer look at the group of talented makers featured in issue five.
This month typography and design fans globally have heralded the relaunch of The Recorder. Originally published in 1902 as a method to highlight the history of typography and products used within the industry, The Recorder was primarily known as a trade magazine until the early 1970’s. Now, with a brilliant redesign and relaunch, it celebrates the relevancy of type in today’s culture. Furthermore »
When it comes to fine stationery, envelopes tend to be modest, unpretentious creatures of design. More function than form, so to speak. The envelope is a work horse. It quietly, yet effectively performs its task as mode of delivery – but from a design standpoint it can often be overlooked and underutilized.
In July, Mohawk was pleased to host noted illustrator Craig Frazier for a collaboration involving Xerox. Frazier, one of the leading conceptual illustrators producing editorial, corporate and publishing work worldwide, had expressed interest in collaborating with Mohawk and Xerox on the production of a limited-edition, digitally printed book of his sketches. His week-long Mohawk residency resulted in an incredibly beautiful book entitled, Sketchy: Sketches from 1999 – 2014 by Craig Frazier.
Colorado-based Artifact Uprising is one of our favorite new brands, and we share many of the same values. Eco-conscious and proud to be made-in-the-USA, Artifact Uprising is forward-thinking and endlessly committed to environmentally-friendly manufacturing. We’re thrilled they choose Mohawk Loop (100% pcw, FSC certified) for their beautiful photo books and other products.
This artifact from the Strathmore Archive features hand lettering by Oswald Cooper, c 1922. Cooper was an internationally known designer of commercial display and advertising typefaces. At the age of 21, Cooper moved to Chicago and became a student of the great American type designer, Frederic W. Goudy and was a partner in his own Chicago design firm, Bertsch & Cooper, Inc., Typographers.