Mohawk Fine Papers

Have a Superfine Thanksgiving!


“Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life,” according to Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet, scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic.

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Models of Perfection: 50 Books | 50 Covers


Established in 1923 by the American Institute of Graphic Arts as “Fifty Books,” the 50 Books | 50 Covers competition is now the longest continually running design competition in the United States.

Since 2011, Design Observer has hosted the competition, selecting the winners and organizing an exhibition of winning entries. For the first time ever this year, Design Observer has transformed the exhibition into a printed catalog. We were pleased to team up with Design Observer and Blurb on the production of the first 50 Books | 50 Cover catalog.

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The NEW Loop Swatchbook


Mohawk Loop is a comprehensive collection of extremely high post-consumer waste recycled papers developed to support sustainable design. Mohawk has just introduced a new Loop swatchbook, which serves as a one-stop shop for beautiful, textured, colored papers that are FSC certified, made with windpower and made carbon neutral.

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Susan Merritt visits the Strathmore Archive


In 2014, Mohawk uncovered a treasure trove of rare, historic and beautiful Strathmore paper promotions called The Strathmore ArchiveSince then, we’ve hosted a series of exhibitions, special events and we’ve invited design enthusiasts into the archive, sharing these rare artifacts with them. 

We were pleased to recently host Susan Merritt, a contributor to the AIGA Eye On Design blog. In her writings for Eye On Design, Susan examines visual communication, design history and material culture. Originally published on Eye on Design September 30, 2015, the article below captures Susan’s experience visiting the Strathmore Archive, and her unique findings.

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Champion of Craft: Tad Carpenter


This year, Mohawk rolled out a new print advertising campaign called “Champions of Craft,” featuring a series of storytelling ad inserts created to recognize and support the work of aspiring and seasoned designers and makers.  In the September/October 2015 issue of GDUSA, we highlight Tad Carpenter, designer and illustrator based in Kansas City, MO.

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Mohawk Maker Quarterly, Issue No. 07: Character

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According to Dora Drimalas, Principal of Hybrid Design,  “We all have our own character, that special force driving us, guiding everything we do. To listen to it is to gain insight into what makes us unique—and it isn’t always easy.”

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