#DearSuperfine

From The Archives: For the Love of Letters

Poetry can create thoughts, be felt and can shape emotions. Back in 1984, twenty designers designed twenty poems that were featured in For the Love of Letters, a book dedicated to poets and designers who share the power of words.

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Archival Quality, Versatility of Superfine Makes Impression at Yale

It so happens that Superfine, Mohawk’s flagship paper for more than 70 years, made a prominent appearance at Yale University in the 1960s when the Ivy League school needed a sheet of paper with archival qualities on which to print The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, an undertaking spearheaded by the university to document the writing of the founding father. More than 20 years later in the 1980s, Superfine found a fan in an undergraduate student at Yale, Jessica Helfand, noted designer, educator, author, and Design Observer co-founder.

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Superfine Gets Stamp of Approval by Letterpress Printer

For Bruno Rohner, his connection to Mohawk Superfine goes back to day one of starting his own business—Chicago-based Rohner Letterpress.

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Superfine & Blurb Partner for Page-Turners

“It feels luxe.” That’s how Bruce Watermann, Blurb’s SVP of Operations, describes the tactile nature of Mohawk Superfine.

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Superfine’s Timeless Appeal Spans Multiple Generations

At the age of 18, Francis Atterbury traveled from the UK to the Mohawk Paper Mill in Cohoes, NY. The year was 1979 and Francis, who was visiting on behalf of his father’s printing company Westerham Press, had never been to a paper mill before. “I was treated with great kindness and generosity and saw first hand the care and craft that went into every aspect … It impressed upon me the number of people and investment behind a (deceptively) simple sheet of the finest paper,” he recalls.

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Greetabl: The (Superfine) card that’s also a box

Today, guest blogger, Sarah Schwartz, editor of Stationery Trends and The Paper Chronicles, brings us the story of Greetabl.

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