"There's a renaissance underway in the art form of cut paper, with an explosion of rawtalent and an abundance of amazing work produced in the medium in recent years. Thisgorgeous volume features work from 26 contemporary international artists who arecreating images of astonishing intricacy, using little more than paper and blade. Featuringa host of new discoveries and including art by such stars as Nikki McClure, Rob Ryan,and Thomas Allen, as well as a number of emerging practitioners, Paper Cutting is sureto engage art buffs and indie crafters alike. An in-depth introduction by paper art expertNatalie Avella illuminates the rich history of the centuries-old form, and a whimsicalpreface by beloved artist Rob Ryan rounds out this delightful collection."
"Perfect paper explores the unconventional uses of paper�and include works by artists, architects, illustrators, graphic designers, industrial designers, fashion designers, and photographers with varying intentions, processes of making and aesthetic styles. At the heart of the book is the medium, one which has intrigued, enchanted, provoked and gripped enthusiastic creative spirits to learn paper�s ways and capabilities."
"This book is geared to introducing designers and artists who explain each project in their own words, focusing on inspiration, concepts, and realization. The showcased projects definitely are the latest fad in the international scene and the names are the ones which get the tongues wagging and which we must put attention to, for behind them are and come the ones who are at the bleeding edge with their work."
"Conceived as a comprehensive source book for any designer working with paper, the book comprises two key aspects: inspiration and information. We have tried to source projects from beyond the strict discipline of graphic design. So art, fashion, and product design all feature, demonstrating the warmth and versatility of the medium."