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The Making of Sketchy

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In July, Mohawk was pleased to host noted illustrator Craig Frazier  for a collaboration involving Xerox. Frazier, one of the leading conceptual illustrators producing editorial, corporate and publishing work worldwide, had expressed interest in collaborating with Mohawk and Xerox on the production of a limited-edition, digitally printed book of his sketches. His week-long Mohawk residency resulted in an incredibly beautiful book entitled, Sketchy: Sketches from 1999 – 2014 by Craig Frazier.

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Illustrator extraordinaire Craig Frazier collaborates with Mohawk on Sketchy

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“For every finished illustration or design, there is a sketch sharing the same DNA.” – Craig Frazier
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Touchable, Memorable Design – New Educational Book features History of Engraving with Beautifully Executed Engraved Samples

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“In the 1430s, around the same time Johannes Gutenberg was creating a revolution by developing the first printing press, engraving techniques began to appear in both Italy and Germany. The technique they used is called intaglio, an Italian word that literally means ‘carving’ –a process that involves incising or carving by hand, dots, dashes, hatches, lines, and shapes into the surface of metal plates to form images including letters.”

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Artisan Books – Making Bespoke Books Beautifully

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Bespoke. The word conjures images of fine quality, handcrafted items. Artisan Books fit this description; they make beautiful books.

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Printing So Good You Can Taste It

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With clever composition and a fabulous use of light David Prince regularly shoots for Victoria Secret, Louis Vuitton, Talbots, Coach and a host of other luxury brands.

Whether the subject is food, bedding, jewelry or interiors, his work generates object lust and must certainly grow sales for extravagant items.

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The Essence of Wine

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Imagine a beautifully-designed coffee table book featuring amazing photographs which chronicle the flavors and aromas that make wine magical, wine recommendations, essays, and education. If you enjoy indulging your senses, you will love Alder Yarrow’s forthcoming book The Essence of Wine.

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