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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World Relief sees its 70th year through color and design

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Since 1944, World Relief has helped serve nearly four million individuals who suffer from poverty. By working with churches in struggling communities, this non-profit organization has transformed vulnerable communities into empowered communities. World Relief recognized its 70th anniversary with a rebranding, working with StudioNorth to create a book celebrating the organization’s history and mission.

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Oprah’s Favorite Photo Album, by Artifact Uprising


Since Colorado-based Artifact Uprising began in 2012, the brand has very quickly become a runaway hit with design and eco-conscious consumers looking for beautiful, tactile and memorable photo books and other photo products.  Inspired by the disappearing beauty of the tangible, Artifact Uprising has developed a following of devotees including….Oprah Winfrey.

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Blurb and Mohawk team up for #PulptoPrint: Part 1

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We’re thrilled when we have an opportunity to collaborate creatively. When the partnership involves one of our favorite brands, a group of curious and artistic people, and an opportunity to provide a tour of our mill, we’re over the moon.

So, when Kent Hall of Blurb recently suggested we partake in the #BlurbRoadShow by hosting a creative retreat at Mohawk, we jumped at the opportunity.  

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On The Wire: Designer to Watch, Jonna Twigg


Today, guest blogger, Sarah Schwartz, editor of Stationery Trends and The Paper Chronicles, chats with another of Stationery Trends’ Top Ten 2015 Designers to Watch about their career, inspiration and thoughts about paper.  Today, Sarah introduces us to Jonna Twigg of Twigg’s Bindery.

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Pretty Wicked Word Search Puzzles


Stimulate your brain and feast your eyes. This book is full of tricky word search puzzles that will test your knowledge and visual ability.

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