World Relief sees its 70th year through color and design

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Since 1944, World Relief has helped serve nearly four million individuals who suffer from poverty. By working with churches in struggling communities, this non-profit organization has transformed vulnerable communities into empowered communities. World Relief recognized its 70th anniversary with a rebranding, working with StudioNorth to create a book celebrating the organization’s history and mission.

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University and College Designers Association (UCDA) 2015 Conference

Photo courtesy of Matt Lester

The University and College Designers Association (UCDA) outdid themselves again this year by hosting a conference that was informative and inspirational.

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Oprah’s Favorite Photo Album, by Artifact Uprising


Since Colorado-based Artifact Uprising began in 2012, the brand has very quickly become a runaway hit with design and eco-conscious consumers looking for beautiful, tactile and memorable photo books and other photo products.  Inspired by the disappearing beauty of the tangible, Artifact Uprising has developed a following of devotees including….Oprah Winfrey.

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Mohawk supports Martha Stewart American Made


For the third year in a row, Mohawk was pleased to support the Martha Stewart American Made awards.  On Saturday, November 7, makers from across the country gathered at the Martha Stewart Living headquarters at the historic Starrett Lehigh building in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood to celebrate the 2015 class of American Made nominees and to participate in the American Made Summit – a day of learning, sharing and creative inspiration among makers. 

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Five Things for the Paper Obsessed


Design lust and paper obsessions are no joke. I would know. After leaving my 9-to-5 job in graphic design media for a completely new industry—the foodie world, which I’m finding has led me to a new category of obsessions (like gelato)—my hunger for design has only intensified. If I don’t feed the craving, the pit in my stomach becomes more pronounced, more hollow.

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Susan Merritt visits the Strathmore Archive


In 2014, Mohawk uncovered a treasure trove of rare, historic and beautiful Strathmore paper promotions called The Strathmore ArchiveSince then, we’ve hosted a series of exhibitions, special events and we’ve invited design enthusiasts into the archive, sharing these rare artifacts with them. 

We were pleased to recently host Susan Merritt, a contributor to the AIGA Eye On Design blog. In her writings for Eye On Design, Susan examines visual communication, design history and material culture. Originally published on Eye on Design September 30, 2015, the article below captures Susan’s experience visiting the Strathmore Archive, and her unique findings.

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