Tag Archives: pop-up

Friday Night Flicks: Tauba Auerbach

You may have encountered the work of Tauba Auerbach before. Her Colorspace Atlas did the rounds on all the major art/design sites when it was released in 2011. (You can read more about it and see more images on this … Continue reading

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Goodies in the Mail

The high point of this week was receiving a parcel from Ed Hutchins. Look what I got!

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Polyhedra and Bits of Paper

Last week’s rose kusudama was a bit tricky to put together, so I continued to play with paper polyhedra this week, trying to create a “flower ball” that was easier to assemble. I believe I have succeeded. (Instructions later in … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: This Quickening by Stephanie McCollough

The featured artist’s book this week contains three pop-ups. They are unusual for two reasons: they are constructed from pieces of tracing paper painted with gouache, and they are abstract illustrations of poems. From the webpage: For this pop-up artist … Continue reading

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Fifteen Days Left

I have come another week closer to finishing my #99DayProject, with 84 days completed. Here are this week’s squares.

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Tanabata 2020

Every year I celebrate the anniversary of this blog on Tanabata, July 7, with a star-themed DIY project. For the sixth anniversary —and a little ahead of schedule in case you want to give it to someone on Canada Day … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Benja Harney: Paper Engineer

Tonight’s flick from the Australian Design Centre features Benja Harney. From the text on Vimeo: Benja Harney is a self-taught paper engineer, working professionally for six years. His work spans from pop-up books for the likes of Kylie Minogue to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: A to Z: Marvels in Paper Engineering

I love alphabet books, and I love pop-ups. Tonight’s flick presents a delightful book that is both an abecedary and a collection of movable structures. The volume A to Z: Marvels in Paper Engineering was produced to celebrate the 25th … Continue reading

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DIY Valentine 2020

It’s the beginning of February, and time for the annual Byopia Press DIY Valentine. This year’s design began with a heavily photoshopped version of a lipstick-ey kiss. The card uses an interesting mechanism that I saw on the Internet last … Continue reading

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March Fourteenth, Twenty Fifteen

I think that’s the title of the menko piece I have been working on. (I am sure some of you will guess why. If you do, please don’t go blurting it out until after the show opens in September 2020.) … Continue reading

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