September 2012

Penguin covers get Hische caps

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Jessica Hische’s initial capitals appear on a special series of Penguin hardbound classics that will go on sale in time for Christmas.

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New Time: Twitterview with Stanley Hainsworth

On Monday, October 1 at 4 p.m. EST/1:00 pm PST., Mohawk will be “talking” to design genius and Mohawk Show 12 chair Stanley Hainsworth about his experience judging hundreds of Mohawk Show entries, the trends he’s seeing in design, and the top secret projects he’s got in the pipeline. Follow on #MS12, @mohawkpaper or @tether. Tweet you on Monday!

Wow! Digital business cards from MOO.com

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Simply genius … it appears that MOO.com has figured out how to connect paper to tech, via NFC business cards. Embedded in the card is a tiny microchip. When it’s touched to a smartphone, the chip asks the phone to download something—your website, portfolio, music or a video. The possibilities are endless.

Mohawk Show Winner: The goat book

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[Alyson Kuhn] I love goat cheese, so I was ready—maybe even ripe—to love this book, designed at Sasges in Calgary, Alberta. As an appetizer to our interview with one of the book’s designers, Chandra Vermeulen, I’d like to tell you how Jorge Alderete, a judge for Mohawk Show 12, critiqued the book in the show catalog. Furthermore »

Twitterview with Stanley Hainsworth this Monday

Do you have a question for Stanley? Mohawk will be “talking” to design genius and Mohawk Show 12 chair Stanley Hainsworth about his experience judging hundreds of Mohawk Show entries, the trends he’s seeing in design, and the top secret projects he’s got in the pipeline. Follow on #MS12, @mohawkpaper or @tether on Monday, October 1 at 4 p.m. EST. Tweet you on Monday! [KR]

Creative Chain: Connecting creatives one link at a time, week 20

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[Emily Potts] We’re topping off 60 creatives this week, and week 20 deserves a fresh start. What better way to kick it off than with this colorful artist from Lafayette, Louisiana? Furthermore »