interviews

Anything but standard, Standard Form’s Exquisite Gift Wrap and Cards

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At Mohawk we are endlessly smitten by exquisitely made paper goods. When Alex Durlak, self-described “thing maker” and founder of Standard Form and Perish Publishing, shared his newest creations on Mohawk paper we were captivated.

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Quire Sans: An Interview with a Type Designer

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Monotype recently announced the newest member of its typeface family: Quire Sans, the modern rebirth of book typefaces from the 15th century. Type designer Jim Ford updated the design to expand its usefulness to meet a wide range of digital requirements. Quire Sans appeals to today’s design sensibilities, without sacrificing the essence of the original.

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Champion of Craft: Lisa Congdon

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As we celebrate the influence of art and design on perception with the recently released Mohawk Maker Quarterly, we’re taking a closer look at the group of talented makers featured in issue five.  Furthermore »

The Recorder: Reimagined, Redesigned + Relaunched

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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 »

Mohawk Maker: Geoff McFetridge, Illustrator

A Geoff McFetridge illustration depicting community, showcased in Mohawk’s Maker Quarterly Issue No. 4

Over the next several weeks here on Felt & Wire, we’re celebrating the Makers of our Mohawk Maker Quarterly Issue No. 4. In our issue about community, Geoff McFetridge talks about working in different disciplines and how he applies that concept to his work. Geoff is an artist based in Los Angeles, California, and is known for being a double threat in creating impactful work for both personal and commercial art projects. He’s worked with clients such as Warby Parker, Nike, Pepsi, the New York Times, and Comcast, but has also worked on a broad range of powerful, communicative and illustrative personal projects.

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Mohawk Maker: Nicole Katz, owner of Paper Chase Press

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Our recent release of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly Issue No. 4, celebrates community and the makers who contribute or work within them. We’re continuing our coverage of the makers featured in the newest issue, and recently chatted with Nicole Katz, owner of Paper Chase Press, about her business and craft.

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