S. Chwast. Mohawk Graphics Collection
Cohoes, NY: Mohawk Paper Mills, Inc., 1987. 1st Edition. 15 posters (fourteen measuring 11" x 16.5" each, one a double-sized fold-out), original printed die-cut paper chemise.
Set of 15 off-set printed mini-posters illustrated by graphic design heavyweight and Push Pin Studios co-founder Seymour Chwast. Produced as promotional material by Mohawk Papers Mills of Cohoes, New York, to introduce their Nuance and Ultrafelt paper lines, the posters reproduce Chwast’s designs from the 1970s and 80s for a variety of clients, including Mobil Oil, Masterpiece Theatre, The Ink Tank animation studio, Doubleday Books, the Cooper Union (his alma mater), Forbes Magazine, and more. Mohawk and Push Pin had an enduring relationship from the studio's beginning. Most Push Pin publications, posters, and ephemera were printed on Mohawk paper, Push Pin designed the majority of their advertisements, and they co-published the biannual journal Design & Style. With a sheet of production notes. Tape residue to interior of chemise where flaps fasten, else fine. Item #5545