Mutual Laack SOLD OUT


In Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The price listed here is the current running average price for all previously sold masks. All proceeds go toward food security for housebound senior citizens in New York City.

If you would like me to make you a mask, please request one. I have set up a system where each letter of the alphabet has been assigned a numeric value, as have double vowels and double and triple consonants. When you request a mask I enter your first and last name into the spreadsheet to determine the price you will pay. The higher number becoming the dollar value of your mask and the smaller number the cent value. For example, if I bought a mask from myself it would cost $24.09: J-O-E = 9 and S-C-A-N-L-A-N = 24. I then ask you to venmo me that dollar amount and send you (United States only) a mask made from 100% cotton shirting by van Laack gmbh, freshly laundered.


Mutual Laack

Letting homemade masks speak for themselves isn’t a cliché. It’s a testament to the passion and talent behind everything we do. It means we stand behind each and every mask with research and experience from actual problems we’ve defined, measured, and solved. Therefore, no decision, from strategy and development to design and user experience, is made lightly. And you’ll see it in every mask.

We make this multiple to provide citizens with the most creative, stylish, and health-conscious artwork possible. It engenders an atmosphere in which your own panache can flourish. We believe that great talent will do great work, so we only work with people who want the opportunity to shine. It’s our guiding philosophy, our promise, and our business model. We:

  • Craft meaningful experiences
  • Revel in the comfort zone
  • Avoid risks to flatten the curve
  • Stay away from cookie-cutter solutions

From production to type design to framing, collaboration is (and always has been) part of our DNA. By combining our talents with your savviness, we’re able to produce masks that are functional yet elegant. We’re an open book. We know this artwork is  the safe choice for most citizens, and we’re proud of that.

a COVID-19 data translator

a recent skill-based exhibition