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paper inspiration & books!

admin » 15 December 2010 » In personal » No Comments

Of all the things in life I desire, this is probably the most useless.  I got so excited seeing this grouping of random paper objects for sale on Present & Correct that I had to document it….if only so I don’t forget.  I am also inspired to make some simple books for my boyfriends nephew like the following:

  • a book about color (MN1-Colour Book)
  • a book with no color (Nella Notte Buia or The Black Book of Colors)
  • a pop up book (Popville)
  • a book about numbers or letters (ABC 3D)

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Tags: books, inspiration, paper, pop-up

sculptural books

admin » 20 March 2009 » In mfa, personal » No Comments

the thing i love most about brian dettmer‘s work is the variety of shapes and carvings he does.  his choice of books really appeal to me too because I grew up looking up words in a giant dictionary and maps in large almanacs like the one below. (shout out to Joana for the link!)

made from romance novels (above)

medical books

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Tags: books, carving, inspiration, precedents, sculpture