The Sunday Paper, (1) 6,

Pop-Up lovers, did you see this post in The Guardian featuring Robert Sabuda’s 10 favorite pop-up books? Robert’s work as well as that of several listed in his top 10 (Marion Bataille, David Carter, and David Pelham) is featured in my book Playing With Pop-Ups.

Robert Sabuda's Alice in Wonderland

Robert Sabuda’s Alice in Wonderland


Tim Barrett never ceases to amaze me. This short film documents Tim and his graduate student coworkers at the University of Iowa Center for the Book as they as they replicate historical papermaking methods; specifically, as they attempt to make 1500 sheets of paper in a day. Wow!



Click to watch this video about The Drinkable Book and its unique water filtration system that filters contaminated water and educates people in the developing world about sanitation and hygiene. Read more about the organization behind it, Water is Life.




Do you recognize this image from the cover of Playing With Pop-Ups? Peter Dahmen is a graphic designer specializing in in pop-ups. You will be amazed when you start exploring his website. I promise!




If I lived in San Francisco, I would not miss this giant paper sale at Flax Art & Design.



About The Sunday Paper: They keep saying that paper will become obsolete, yet artists, craftspeople, designers and creatives are keeping it alive and well. A healthy number of people are even making paper by hand (in some cultures they are still using age-old traditions). How cool is that? The Sunday PAPER is a resource for ideas and inspiration, all having to do with this amazing material. Each Sunday, starting with this edition, I’ll bring you stories and examples of people doing exciting, innovative, and beautiful things with paper, as well as links to interesting paperfacts I’ve unearthed from around the globe. I hope you’ll enjoy reading this paper, Papier, papel, хартия, Papir,紙, Papper, פּאַפּיר… and don’t hesitate to leave your comments and suggestions below!

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