culture of craft

Remarkable Spirits for Remarkable People


Joseph A. Magnus was just a boy of six when his father was killed in the Civil War. He, his mother, and his three siblings struggled after the war and, at age 12, Magnus went to work while still in school, taking on the role of patriarch and provider. Even at that young age, it was clear he was driven to be successful.

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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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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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Thank you, Makers!


If you haven’t yet heard, the latest Mohawk Maker Quarterly (issue number 7) is appearing in mailboxes across the US this week. We’ve been overwhelmed with supportive comments and we couldn’t thank you more. Here’s a selection of your feedback, and please keep sharing your inspiration!

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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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Champion of Craft: Drawn Home

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As we celebrate the influence of art and design on impressions, the focus of issue six of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly, we’re taking a closer look at the group of talented makers featured within.

Today we follow up with owner and creator Stacey Beach, of Drawn Home, hand-made quilts, throws and pillows. Read on to learn more about Stacey’s thoughts around design.

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