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Chronicle Books Letterpress Journals & Notecards: Designer Klas Falhen

From the Klas Fahlén collection

Known for his elegant illustrations featuring a distinctively whimsical style and bold use of color, Stockholm-based Klas Fahlen has developed a worldwide following. His creations can be found everywhere from Kate Spade to Kohl’s, and on food and wine packaging around the world. In 2011, Fahlen earned the Cannes Design Lion for his work designing packaging for ICA Foods.  More recently, Klas has partnered with Chronicle Books to design a new line of letterpress journals and notecards featuring his signature designs. Furthermore »

New! Letterpress journals & notecards from Chronicle Books, Boxcar Press and Mohawk

From the Masako Kubo collection

At Mohawk, we’ve long been fans of letterpress. Our fine papers practically beg to be pressed on a Heidelberg or Vandercook, and many designers and letterpress printers choose Mohawk for the beautiful, lush, tactile qualities of our fine papers.

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Biking for Good: John Bielenberg for The Moo Luxe Project

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Axle. Cassette. Dropout. Fixie. Seatpost. Crank. Echelon. Lance. Do any of these words sound familiar to you?

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Behind the Scenes: Mohawk and The Wall Street Journal

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Mohawk was featured on the front page of The Wall Street Journal, March 8-9, 2014, in a story written by reporter Katherine Rosman.

The story entitled, U.S. Paper Industry Gets an Unexpected Boost, describes how millions of American consumers are renewing their relationship with paper in the midst of a digital era.

The article illustrates Mohawk’s heritage and history as a forward-thinking business that is investing in the future. With a proud history of growth going back four generations, Mohawk has built a culture of innovation that has prepared the company to thrive in an industry undergoing dramatic change.

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Valentine’s Day the Mohawk Way

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The art of letter writing is a powerful thing. Receiving a handwritten note from a loved one is memorable, tangible, and a perfect way to express affection in a lasting way. We live in a digital age, but nothing beats a handwritten note on a beautiful card. There are groups that are dedicating themselves to this ‘lost art’, and letter writing campaigns that are meant to express emotion and showcase beautiful stationery.

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It’s Still Summer at Farm Share Studio

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Like the heirloom seed packets that get us through the midwinter blues, Farm Share Studio brings the intense color and flavor of high summer indoors all year round. Farm Share Studio is a project developed by Laura Shore to promote local foods and the farmers who make it possible. Laura paints small, closely observed “produce portraits” of local fruits and vegetables against richly colored backgrounds. She offers cards and prints for sale on her Etsy shop: FarmShareStudio. On her blog, www.farmsharestudio.com she explores the intersection of farms, food, and the preservation of the agricultural landscape.

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