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27th Annual LOUIE Awards judges announced

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Chris Harrold, Mohawk’s Vice President of Business Development & Creative Director, has been selected to jury the 27th Annual LOUIE Awards. Officially known as the International Greeting Card Awards Competition, the LOUIEs are named after Louis Prang, the German-born lithographer credited with the birth of the U.S. Christmas card in the 1870s.

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Celebrating the Strathmore Archives at Paper Show #25

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This artifact from the Strathmore Archive features hand lettering by Oswald Cooper, c 1922. Cooper was an internationally known designer of commercial display and advertising typefaces. At the age of 21, Cooper moved to Chicago and became a student of the great American type designer, Frederic W. Goudy and was a partner in his own Chicago design firm, Bertsch & Cooper, Inc., Typographers.

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A Community of Makers: Exploring Print in the Digital Age

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As a fourth generation fine paper manufacturer, Mohawk believes ‘making’ is the most fundamental expression of the human spirit, and we believe in emphasizing the importance of crafting beautiful, unique products by hand. That’s why we are supporting creatives, designers, manufacturers, artists, artisans, and all those who make their living as makers, through our Mohawk Maker Campaign.

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5 Lessons on How We Got Inspired at Create Upstate

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Two weeks ago the Upstate NY AIGA Chapter held its first Design Week and hosted the second annual Create Upstate conference. We were lucky enough to attend and found inspiring and creative takeaways in all of the talks from local designers, developers, and entrepreneurs.

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Paper, Paper, Everywhere – Our Mohawk NSS Experience, Part 2

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Read part 1 of our roundup here on Felt & Wire. At the National Stationery Show in NYC on days 2-4, we spent some time enjoying the Louie Award nominees and winners and their work, and we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect evening to attend Oh So Beautiful Paper’s Paper Party 2014.

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Paper, Paper, Everywhere – Our Mohawk NSS Experience, Part 1

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Where do we start? Our experience at the National Stationery Show in NYC last week was full of beautiful, colorful, letterpressed, printed, illustrated paper – a veritable feast for your design senses. Not only did we have the chance to say hi to friends of Mohawk and admire gorgeous paper goods, we also had the honor of attending – and sponsoring – two very fun paper-related parties during the show. Read below for part one of our round-up – the tradeshow floor and Delphine Press’s 10th Annual Stationery Meetup.

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