Maker Event with Chase Design, Typecraft + Split Fountain Printing

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Last week, Mohawk teamed up with Chase Design Group and Typecraft for a hands-on screen printing event that inspired dozens of designers.

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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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Memorable Father’s Day Gifts

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The U.S Census Bureau estimates there are 70.1 million fathers in the United States. With Father’s Day nearing, we thought we’d share our favorite paper-related gift ideas for the favorite Dads in your life.

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Menus Catch On at Goode Co. Seafood

A Goode Co. specialty - Campechana, photo courtesy Terry Vine

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes.  Shrimp Campechana.  Buttermilk Fried Chicken Salad. Mesquite-Grilled Gulf Red Snapper. Brazos Bottom Pecan Pie.

Goode Co.  has been perfecting the art of slow-cooked Texas Barbecue for over 35 years. Their motto: good food, done right.

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Champion of Craft: Invisible Creature

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This year we kicked off a series of storytelling inserts entitled “Champions of Craft,” created to recognize the work of aspiring and seasoned designers and makers.  In the May/June 2015 issue of GDUSA , we champion the work of Invisible Creature, a design company built from two brothers’ life-long immersion in art and music.

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The Craft of Wood Engraving

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Wood engraving is one of the earliest forms of illustration for books and newspapers. Prior to the invention of modern day photography and printing technology, an artist would painstakingly engrave an image by hand-cutting detailed grooves into a wood block, add ink, and gently apply pressure to achieve a printed image.

Over time, the process of printing has become much more efficient with the development of new technologies, yet for many, the process of wood engraving has endured as a creative form and artistic endeavor. 

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