Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut

Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut


By (author) Koshiro Hatori, By (author) Richard Sweeney

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  • Publisher: Black Dog Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 204mm x 206mm x 16mm | 721g
  • Publication date: 19 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1906155585
  • ISBN 13: 9781906155582
  • Illustrations note: 250 b/w and colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 104,586

Product description

Paper profiles over fifty artists and designers who work with the medium, from the vast sculpted installations of Mia Pearlman and the delicate paper incisions of Noriko Ambe, to the light-hearted illustrations of Robert Ryan and the forward-thinking furniture design of Tokujin Yoshioka. Also included is an informative history of the material and its role as an art form, from the ancient process of paper manufacture in Ancient China to the most recent technological advances. With a foreword by leading paper artist Richard Sweeney, and essays by origami expert Hatori Koshiro, Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut is an elegant and insightful look at the sumptuous world of paper today.

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'This richly illustrated and beautifully designed book shines a light on the world of paper in art, fashion and design' Crafts Magazine 'A richly illustrated and beautifully designed book which will appeal to designers, art students and paper enthusiasts alike' Design Milk 'All much too beautiful to pulp' Eye Magazine 'Celebrates the humble page' Flavorpill 'Definitely worth checking out' Grafik 'Proves that even in the digital age, the flimsy, unassuming material has an unmatched capacity for sculptural beauty' The Independent 'I can't stop hugging it to myself!' Scissors Paper Rock Blog 'There are fascinating [things] to learn' The Telegraph Also featured in Paper Forest magazine, Page Magazine, Kunst Bulletin, Inspirational Letter Italy, Popular Crafts, Etapes