Glow in the Light Ink

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The Future is Bright for the Heart of America Boy Scout Council.  That’s the message this Midwest Scout Council wanted to convey in their 2014 annual report. Furthermore »

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The Making of Mohawk Quarterly Issue No. 06

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Mohawk Maker Quarterly issue No. 06 explores the concept of impressions and how, whether tangible or abstract, our reality is formed by the impressions we make and take.

“In the Impressions issue, we look at how the act of making in itself is a powerful way to create a lasting impression.  At Mohawk we believe strongly in the power of paper and print to make a high impact impression, whether it’s a handwritten note, an engraved invitation or richly textured book cover,” said Chris Harrold, Vice President of Business Development and Creative Director, Mohawk.

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Educating and practicing sustainable design at Auburn University

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As designers, we strive to be responsible when it comes to materials selection, making sustainable choices whenever possible. Yet, what exactly does the term ‘sustainable design’ really mean, and as designers, do we have a responsibility to select sustainable materials?  It can be a complex issue, especially for students and young designers just entering the field.

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Never Stop Exploring: The North Face

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For over 40 years, The North Face has provided an authentic solution to the real needs of athletes. Named for the coldest, most unforgiving side of a mountain, The North Face® legend began, ironically, on a beach. More precisely, San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood, at an altitude of only 150 feet above sea level. It was here in 1966 that two hiking enthusiasts resolved to follow their passions and founded a small mountaineering retail store. Soon thereafter, that little shop became known as The North Face, a retailer of high-performance climbing and backpacking equipment. Furthermore »

Making the everyday special

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If you’re forever searching for just the right kind of thumbtacks to pin ideas to a cork board, if you’re charmed by antique postage stamps or old-fashioned air mail stationery, then you’re of a mind with British designers Neal Whittington and Mark Smith. Present & Correct, their London shop (and its online version), offers new and vintage items for desk, office and correspondence.

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Living the Grand Life: Grand Hyatt Residences chooses Superfine

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Remove the exquisite hard slip case and reveal the cover image—a detail from a lifestyle complex where “moments are defined by people and exceptional experiences, not things.” Furthermore »