The Art of the Fold (Hardcover)

How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures

By Hedi Kyle, Ulla Warchol

Laurence King Publishing, 9781786272935, 192pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2018

List Price: 29.99*
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The renowned and influential book artist Hedi Kyle shows you step-by-step how to create her unique designs, using folding techniques. Projects include flag books, blizzard books, the fishbone fold and nesting boxes. This is a wonderful insight into the work of a truly skilled artist.

About the Author

Hedi Kyle has been described as a book structure magician. She recently retired as Head Conservator at the American Philosophical Society, and was Adjunct Professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Her one-of-a-kind constructions have been exhibited internationally.

Ulla Warchol graduated from The Cooper Union in New York City with a degree in architecture. After working in the field in the 1990s, Ulla has spent the last two decades developing a multidisciplinary approach to structure. She leans toward a broad exploration of materials and techniques in both large-scale and small-scale works.

Praise For The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures

This is not a bookmaking instruction manual for beginners. Those interested in the artistry of paper folding for practical use or creative expression will pore over the gorgeous photos.and be inspired by the handmade papers, novel notions and accoutrement, clever examples, and manageable instructions. A lovely book for handmade-book lovers.-Booklist