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Lovely and new: customizable, retro photos from Felt

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By now, you’re likely familiar with Felt – a tech company that’s on a mission to revive the age-old tradition of sending handwritten cards in the mail. They’ve created an app that lets people send handwritten cards to friends and family through the good ‘ol USPS, by way of the iPad.  Furthermore »

Superfine global maps + prints by Famille Summerbelle

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Famille Summerbelle is a home design company owned by Julie Marabelle and Simon Summerscales.   Julie and Simon share a love of design and interior décor, and they established Famille Summerbelle to create products they would choose for their own home. Their whimsical and colorful items reflect an eclectic mix of global cultures, as they recently moved to The Netherlands and split their time between their home in Amsterdam, their London-based business, and their holiday getaway in France.

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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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Mohawk Maker: Nicole Katz, owner of Paper Chase Press

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Our recent release of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly Issue No. 4, celebrates community and the makers who contribute or work within them. We’re continuing our coverage of the makers featured in the newest issue, and recently chatted with Nicole Katz, owner of Paper Chase Press, about her business and craft.

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Strathmore: Our Archives and Future Innovations

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Since Strathmore Paper’s founding in 1892, the brand has been synonymous with quality, beauty and design.  Inspired by the flora of Scotland’s Strathmore Valley, company founder Horace Moses adopted both the Strathmore name and the valley’s natural icon—the thistle—as symbols of quality for his papers.

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ADCD 10th Anniversary Paper Fashion Show Winners + Interviews

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Last week paper lovers, fashion gurus, and designers all gathered in the Mile High City to celebrate and take part in the tenth annual Art Directors Club of Denver Paper Fashion Show.  Contestants created a total of 42 unique designs made entirely out of paper, and competed to win best of show in a variety of categories.

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