The Mirrorcube Reflects the Character of Both Man and Nature

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Recall the tree house you dreamed of as a child—or perhaps were lucky enough to own—but swap out the plywood walls for mirrored glass and your backyard for the Arctic Circle. This figment of your imagination is actually a real-life structure called The Mirrorcube, nestled among the treetops near the small village of Harads in the far north of Sweden. It’s one of six two-person “hotel rooms” that make up the Treehotel, a collection of outposts for eco-tourists between the small settlements along the Lule River and the vast wilderness of the north.

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Bottling Nature: Juniper Ridge

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As we celebrate the influence character has on art and design, the focus of  Issue 07 of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly, we’re taking a closer look at the group of talented makers featured within.

Today we follow up with Obi Kaufmann of Juniper Ridge, a company who creates perfume and soap by distilling and extracting fragrances they harvest in the wilderness.  In his own words, Obi shares his thoughts on character and creation.

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We stand with Folds of Honor

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Since 2007, the Folds of Honor foundation has been making a difference in young lives by providing educational support to spouses and children of fallen and wounded soldiers. To date, the non-profit organization has provided over 10,000 scholarships for the families of these heroic Americans.

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Unveiling Mohawk Maker Quarterly Issue 8: The feel issue

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This week Mohawk unveils its eighth issue of the award-winning Mohawk Maker Quarterly, and you have to see it, read it and feel it to truly appreciate it. The issue tackles the topic of “feel,” exploring how experiences, environments, and objects invoke this nuanced word.

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Champion of Craft: Greg Klassen Furniture

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As we celebrate the influence character has on art and design, the focus of  Issue 07 of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly, we’re taking a closer look at the group of talented makers featured within.

Today we follow up with Greg Klassen, a contemporary fine furniture craftsman.  Read on to learn more about Greg’s thoughts on character and creation.

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Design Firm Plays with Adult Coloring Trend in Alphabet Form

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For Toronto-based design firm Lesli Ink, taking a moment to say “thank you” to clients and creative collaborators is so much more than a year-end obligatory card or tchotchke. And the sheer mention of the term “self-promotion” causes principal and founder Lesli Scott to pause and recoil. For Lesli and team, it’s simply a gift with an end goal to spread wonder and joy. “To me, if they don’t really smile when they open it, it’s not worth it. There’s no point in half-assing it. … It’s really just spreading that happiness,” Lesli says.

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