thoughts on design

Champion of Craft: Greg Klassen Furniture

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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 Greg Klassen, a contemporary fine furniture craftsman.  Read on to learn more about Greg’s thoughts on character and creation.

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AIGA New York Custom Wraps the Holidays

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Each year the AIGA New York chapter calls on its board members to design custom gift wrap sold to benefit the chapter’s mentoring program, a 20+ year collaboration to support the High School of Art and Design in New York City. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the process as explained by a few of the participating AIGA NY board members.

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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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On The Wire: Envelopes + Color by Paper Epiphanies

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Today, guest blogger, Sarah Schwartz, editor of Stationery Trends and The Paper Chroniclesprofiles Victoria Venturi of Paper Epiphanies and celebrates the envelope.

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Happy 75th, Print Magazine!

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This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Print Magazine. As the longest-running stateside graphic design publication, and one of the most popular and widely-read magazines serving the design industry, it is no surprise that they have chosen to celebrate by asking 75 of today’s most talented creatives to design the word “print” in their own style, with no direction beyond basic specs. Furthermore »

Champions of Craft: Construction Kids

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As we continue to celebrate the influence of art and design on perception, the focus of the recent issue of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly, we’re taking a closer look at the group of talented makers featured in issue six.

Today we follow up with Construction Kids, a Brooklyn company that provides hands-on workshops where kids use real tools to build things.

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