Diane C. O’Connor

The Ladies of Letterpress: News + A New Book Release

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The Ladies of Letterpress is an international community of letterpress printers and print enthusiasts. Founded in 2009 by Jessica White and Ksenyia Thomas, LoLP’s mission is to promote the art and craft of letterpress printing and to encourage the voice and creative vision of women printers. (Membership is open to both men and women.) The organization allows members to share advice, resources and inspiration – and aims to help members become self-sustaining printers. Furthermore »

The Artwork of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

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Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, located in Hamden, Connecticut, holds the world’s largest collection of paintings, sculptures, and other visual media relating to Ireland’s Famine (1845-52), and is the only museum of its kind.

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To Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

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This Fourth of July holiday, you can celebrate patriotism by wearing red, white + blue, attending parades and fireworks displays, singing The Star Spangled Banner, or by reflecting on the words and wisdom of past U.S. Presidents.

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Menus Catch On at Goode Co. Seafood

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Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes.  Shrimp Campechana.  Buttermilk Fried Chicken Salad. Mesquite-Grilled Gulf Red Snapper. Brazos Bottom Pecan Pie.

Goode Co.  has been perfecting the art of slow-cooked Texas Barbecue for over 35 years. Their motto: good food, done right.

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Educational Resources for Young Designers & Students

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We live in a time of transition, in which we move from printed formats to digital media and back again, and we use digital tools to create physical objects. More young designers today are specializing in digital design work, yet it’s also critical that they understand the importance of how to select and specify the highest quality papers for printed projects. Furthermore »

A Call for Entries: Mohawk Award for Social Good Design

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Cue drum roll, please. We are delighted to announce a call for entries for the Mohawk Award for Social Good Design, developed in conjunction with RGD (Association of Registered Graphic Designers) to celebrate the graphic communication industry’s ability to make a difference in the world through design. 

This competition is held in conjunction with the 2015 So Good Design Awards, created by RGD, a Canadian-based non-profit professional association that promotes design industry knowledge, sharing, continuous learning, research, advocacy and mentorship.

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