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Champions of Craft: Lab Partners

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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 July/August 2015 issue of GDUSA, we highlight Lab Partners, a husband and wife team based in San Francisco, CA.

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Artful Photography by David Prince

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David Prince is a New York City-based photographer who specializes in food, interiors, fashion accessories and still-life imagery.

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3 things to do with books (other than the obvious)

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Flipping through an illustrator or graphic designer’s sketchbook is like peering into their soul. You see the world as they see it. At a second glance at illustrator Julianna Brion’s sketchbook, you see something else, too. Illustrations meld literally on top of literature, as words peer out from the brightly colored gouache paint that she layers over the pages of books.

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The Filson Brand: Stewards of Heritage

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Filson is a heritage brand known for rugged and good-looking outdoor gear. Everything about Filson—its identity, stories and products—makes a lasting impression. We asked creative director, Alex Carleton, why Filson is so enduring.

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The Artwork of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

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Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, located in Hamden, Connecticut, holds the world’s largest collection of paintings, sculptures, and other visual media relating to Ireland’s Famine (1845-52), and is the only museum of its kind.

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Impressions that last a lifetime

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Kids are born makers. Just ask any parent about their daily battle to sort, store and display their children’s art projects and you’ll be hard-pressed to find one who isn’t overwhelmed. From watercolor paintings to Lego creations to Rainbow Loom jewelry, we’re swimming in a sea of kiddie masterpieces.

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