The Sunday Paper Blog

October 4, 2014

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I wasn’t expecting these materials when I first looked at this piece by artists Gerlinde Gruber, Christine Strempel and Matthäus Jiszda, as seen on Fubiz.

A few years ago, I received a piece of fan mail from a professor at …

September 30, 2014

Movable Book Society Conference Observations

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Movable Book Society’s semi-annual conference in Philadelphia. I was invited to give a talk about my book Playing With Pop-Ups, which features many of the paper …

September 27, 2014

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Have you heard of quilling? I remember becoming obsessed with the craft in 7th grade, but my paper interests soon went in other directions. Ann Martin creates sophisticated quilled jewelry (among other things) and writes a spectacular paper blog called …

September 23, 2014

Paper Retreat Wrap-Up

 

From September 5-7, 2014 I held my first annual Red Cliff Paper Retreat. Ten participants and one assistant joined me for three creative days in this tiny hamlet on top of the Rocky Mountains. Here are some images and …

September 21, 2014

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Check out these light sculptures by Anke Neumann. Handmade paper rocks!

 

This clever gadget, the Junk Press, turns junk mail into coasters, bowls and plates. 

 

 

I just returned from the Movable Book Society conference in …

September 13, 2014

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As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words… and the words that caught me with this ad were “like an ipad made of paper”. I love Moleskine, and I’m really tempted to purchase a Livescribe Smartpen. Has …

September 9, 2014

The Movable Book Society

I’m super excited to be going to the Movable Book Society Conference next week in Philadelphia, where I’ll be lecturing and facilitating a mini-workshop.

My interest in paper actually began with pop-ups, way back in the mid 1980’s when I …

September 6, 2014

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There’s a new monograph out about the work of Irving Harper (as seen on Laughing Squid). Published by Rizzoli, this looks like a great book featuring a designer who has been making works in paper since 1964! . Here’s a

September 2, 2014

Book Review: Paper Cut

The first time I thought about paper cutting as an art form was when I met the artist Béatrice Coron. It was the mid-1990’s and we were both living in NYC. One of the things she was doing at …

August 30, 2014

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Is it just me, or have you been noticing more paper illustrations in print? Eiko Ojala designed this cover for last February’s New Yorker Magazine’s anniversary issue. Nice work!

Check out this digitally embroidered wallpaper by London-based studio Custhom. The …