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Music & Illustration Jam in Pitchfork Calendar

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How do you keep an annual self-promotion project, like a calendar, uber fresh for 30 years strong? For Munro Campagna Artist Representatives, a Chicago-based agency representing photographers and illustrators across the United States, you find a super cool partner on the project that’ll challenge the custom illustrations created for the calendar to take on a new life each year.

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Auburn University takes a new approach on Mohawk’s Paper Basics

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Paper affects the perceived quality of a finished piece. The look, feel and color of paper can present a particular image, evoke a desired emotion, and even improve response rates. With hundreds of papers to choose from, how do designers know which paper will best suit their project? Better yet, how do students and young designers know which paper to choose?

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Ogilvy & Mather + James Victore = An Eclectic Steppenwolf Poster Series

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Chicago-based Steppenwolf Theatre Company is considered America’s longest-standing, most distinguished ensemble theater.  While firmly grounded in the Chicago community, nearly 40 original Steppenwolf productions have enjoyed success nationally and internationally, on the stages of Broadway, Off-Broadway, London, Sydney, Galway and Dublin.

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Celebrating craft and partnership with The American Craft Council

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No one understands the culture of craft better than the American Craft Council. A national, nonprofit educational organization, ACC has been shaping the discussion around craft for decades, serving as a chronicler and tastemaker through the bimonthly magazine American Craft, annual juried shows presenting artists and their work, through leadership conferences, awards for excellence, a research library, workshops and seminars.

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The story of Superfine

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If you’re a fan of Design Observer you may have caught today’s ‘The Observatory’ podcast featuring Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut discussing a topic near and dear to our hearts: paper.

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A tactile, expressive new swatchbook for The Curious Collection

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Over the past year, Mohawk has worked with Hybrid Design of San Francisco to resdesign a series of fine paper swatchbooks to be beautiful and inspirational, and to get designers excited about using color and texture in new ways.

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