Mohawk Fine Papers

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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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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Warby Parker | An Origin Story

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From its fictitious eponym to its charitable contributions, eyewear retailer Warby Parker is a brand of character, in all senses of the word.

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Celebrating 70 years of Superfine

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 In 1946, the world was changing, and in Cohoes, New York, the innovative papermakers at Mohawk were creating a new product called Superfine.

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Remembering Massimo Vignelli’s Design Legacy

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Starting by hand defines the method of the master craftsman of graphic design, Massimo Vignelli. January 10th would have marked the design icon’s 85th birthday. In Massimo’s honor, we look back at his method, as we remember his legacy.

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