Champions of Craft: Brendan Ravehill Studio, Maija Louekari, Julia Turner, Gray Area Foundation

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As we celebrate the influence character has on art and design, the focus of Issue 07 of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly, we’re taking a closer look at the group of talented makers featured within.

Today we follow up with four companies who are doing the right things, creating their own stories and staying true to their character.

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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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Why Design Matters

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Design has a profound affect on how we feel. And Alain de Botton, author of “The Architecture of Happiness,” believes that good design can even help us become the best versions of ourself.

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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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Hats off to The Hat Book

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As we celebrate 70 years of Superfine, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite projects printed on this iconic grade. Published in 1993, The Hat Book is a visual essay on the experience, the whimsy and the sense of style that hats bestow.

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de Boulle: A relentless commitment to quality and luxury

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Timeless beauty, refined luxury, discriminating style, attention to detail, and fine craftsmanship are hallmarks of the de Boulle Diamond & Jewelry brand. For over 30 years, the Boulle family has served thousands of customers worldwide, as they built a reputation as one of the preeminent family-owned fine jewelers in North America.  Furthermore »