Folding Techniques for Designers: From Sheet to Form
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Folding Techniques for Designers: From Sheet to Form : From Sheet to Form

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Many designers use folding techniques in their work to make three-dimensional forms from two-dimensional sheets of fabric, cardboard, plastic, metal, and many other materials.

This unique book explains the key techniques of folding, such as pleated surfaces, curved folding, and crumpling. It has applications for architects, product designers, and jewelry and fashion designers

An elegant, practical handbook, Folding for Designers explains over 70 techniques explained with clear step-by-step drawings, crease pattern drawings, and specially commissioned photography.

All crease pattern drawings are available to view and download from the Laurence King website.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 220 x 220 x 20.32mm | 710g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. 575 ill.
  • 1856697215
  • 9781856697217
  • 58,524

Table of contents

1. Basics 1.1 Divisions 1.2 Symmetrical Repeats 1.3 Stretch and Skew 1.4 Using Different Polygons 2. Basic Pleats 2.1 Accordion Pleats 2.2 Knife Pleats 2.3 Box Pleats 2.4 Progressive Pleats 3. Other Pleats 3.1 Spiral Pleats 3.2 Closed Pleats 3.3 Twisted Pleats 4. V-Pleats 4.1 Making By Hand 4.2 Variations 4.3 Multiple Vs 4.4 Grid Vs 4.5 Cylindrical Vs 4.6 Complex Surfaces 5. Spans and Parabolas 5.1 X-form Spans 5.2 V-fold Spans 5.3 Parabolas 6. Boxes and Bowls 6.1 Boxes: Flat Box, Gusset Box, Square Gusset Box, Hemmed Box, Hemmed Box Variations, Masu Box, Masu Box Variations, Facted Box 6.2 Bowl Forms 7. No Crease, One Crease 7.1 No Crease 7.2 One Crease 8. Crumpling 8.1 The Basic Technique 8.2 Parallel Crumples 8.3 Rotational Crumpling 8.4 Crumpling Pre-made 3D Forms 9. How to Develop Your Own Folding
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Many designers use folding techniques in their work to make three-dimensional forms from...
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About Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson is the author of over 30 books on paper arts and crafts. He has taught the techniques of folding on more than 150 university level design courses in the UK, Germany, Belgium, the US, Canada and Israel and been a 'folding consultant' for companies such as Nike and Siemens.
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This is one of those rare books, you stubble upon them by accident and and your life is changed a little. I would say it is an essential for artists and designers. It has changed my practice and given me a wonderful understanding of most basic of mediums, paper. A terrific book to own.show more
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