On the Wire: Holiday Cards

Any holiday card that wishes to be truly extraordinary to the eye and touch starts with a great visual, but the quest doesn’t stop there. Many, many times I’ve swooned for a piece of stationery online, only to encounter it in person and find it rather lackluster.

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A Coordinated System of Sample Books

In support of the new exhibition Paper is Part of the Picture: Strathmore Paper and the Evolution of American Graphic Design, we wanted to share some pivotal highlights of Strathmore’s 125 year history. Through the end of 2017, join us as we explore the history of Strathmore Paper and its impact on American Graphic Design. Today’s post, we pick up where we left off and discuss Strathmore’s need for a coordinated system of sample books.

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A Tale of Two Mills 1892–1911

In support of the new exhibition Paper is Part of the Picture: Strathmore Paper and the Evolution of American Graphic Design, we wanted to share some pivotal highlights of Strathmore’s 125 year history. Through the end of 2017, join us as we explore the history of Strathmore Paper and its impact on American Graphic Design. Today’s post looks at the company’s beginning in 1892, when it was known as the Mittineague Paper Company, and used Strathmore as a name for its earliest, deckle edge papers.

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Introducing Issue 13 of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly: The Fundamentals of Disruption

Each issue of the Mohawk Maker Quarterly relies on a single word for its creative framework. In issue thirteen, that word is “disruption.” Consistent with the ongoing strategy behind the publication, issue thirteen seeks to provide thought-provoking inspiration for graphic designers around the world through engaging content and well-considered design on paper.

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Strathmore Paper and the Evolution of American Graphic Design

For the 125th anniversary of Strathmore, we decided to do something special. Together with the Opalka Gallery and Paul Shaw, we’re bringing you Paper is Part of the Picture: Strathmore Paper and the Evolution of American Graphic Design.

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Make Good Great: Use Paper as a Bonus Color

Colored paper opens up new possibilities for design and communication. Used with 4-color printing, it can become part of the image itself, giving you an additional color to work with. Have you ever thought about using colored paper as a bonus in your project?

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