July 2013

The Making of Mohawk’s New Maker Quarterly Publications

Dora Drimalas and Brian Flynn, principals of Hybrid Design are designers as you might have guessed, but their love of creating goes deeper. These two are makers — who just happen to have designed the new ‘Mohawk Maker’ Campaign.

We sat down with Dora to talk about the new Mohawk campaign, and what this ‘maker movement’ is all about.

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Giveaway: Win the NEW DODOcase Folio for iPad Mini!

Folks, it’s the week for giveaways here on Felt & Wire! Last week DODOcase announced a new addition to their pixel-meets-paper line – the DODOcase Folio for iPad Mini. Entirely made in San Francisco using a combination of traditional craft techniques including sewing and bookbinding, the new Folio is perfect for business meetings, creative brainstorming sessions, and jotting notes on the go!

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Introducing More Moo Luxe and a Giveaway!

Everyone’s handed a business card or a handwritten note to a colleague or friend at some point, only to see it forgotten shortly after. But what if your card crosses a business associate’s hands and makes them pause, maybe even gasp, with surprise and delight? MOO.com’s new Luxe line of stationery looks beautiful and feels incredibly luxurious, offering a lasting impression at every point of communication.

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Announcing The “Mohawk Maker” Campaign

Hand carved woodblock prints. Single needle tailoring with French seams. Artisanal cheese. Handbuilt bamboo bicycles. Each is painstakingly crafted: with care, intention and for the love of making something wonderful.

Over the last several months, we’ve seen a major maker movement emerge, supporting a “culture of craft.”

For over 80 years Mohawk has taken pride in being a maker of beautiful paper in the heart of Upstate New York. Today Mohawk launches the “Mohawk Maker” campaign – supporting makers of all kinds from all over the world. Follow us to take a closer look at the campaign, and the movement.

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Felt is Calling all Card Designers!

The makers of Felt, the amazing app that allows you to choose, write and send a handwritten card straight from your iPad, are looking to add some fresh new designs to their card gallery. Interested in working with their team? Here are the details for submission.

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Maissa Toulet, Assembling in Paris

For someone whose own studio is over-run by her collections, I literally gasped with delight walking into the small but jam-packed atelier of Parisian artist Maissa Toulet.  Toulet’s workspace is teeming with shelves full of doll parts, miniatures, vintage wedding cake toppers, shells and seaweed found on weekend trips to the beach, pressed plants and petals, old botany books and women’s magazines. She transforms these objects into glass boxes, collages or “cabinets of curiosities”.

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