Paper Engineering

5 Nov

Not the branch of engineering that deals with the conversion of renewable raw materials into useful products. Wrong blog. I am talking about pop-up books. Everybody loves pop-up books. EVERYBODY.

Mob-Dick

Ring: Girls Made This

Dress, Cardigan, Earrings: Op shop

Reading: Moby-Dick A Pop-Up Book by paper artist extraordinaire Sam Ita, (Cameron House, 2007)

Pop-up books

Robot, illustrated by Jan Pieńkowski, paper engineering by James Diaz, (Delacorte Press, 1982)

Robot

Moby-Dick

Want to know more ? A Concise History of Pop-up and Movable Books

Not enough? Movable Book Society

Why not Make Your Own?

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2 Responses to “Paper Engineering”

  1. keith donovan November 5, 2012 at 12:10 pm #

    I must admit I find pop up books irresistable. I have to open them and enjoy with or without reading any accompanying words.

    • Aspirant Librarian November 6, 2012 at 9:07 pm #

      HI,

      This is one format the iPad can’t touch, even though it tries.

      Trish.

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