|aPaper engineering for designers :|bpop-up skills and techniques /|cKeith Finch.
|aPop-up skills and techniques
|aLondon :|bThames & Hudson,|c2013.
|a23 p. :|bill. ;|c30 cm. +|e5 pattern sheets.
|aPaper Engineering for Designers' provides a comprehensive guide to the fascinating craft of paper engineering. It begins with a description of the basic elements: V-Folds and Parallel Folds - the essential structures of many pop-ups. It then explores how best to create more-complex mechanisms, such as pull-tabs, pivots, wheels and dissolving windows. This methodical , hands-on approach provides a grounding in the fundamental mechanisms and shapes before moving on to show readers how to add dynamicstructures and height to their designs. Various popups, all mounted into the book so they can be kept for reference, reveal how readers can incorporate their newfound knowledge and create a fun design. The book is completed by two step-by-step projects for the reader to construct. Appealing to both the novice and the craft and hobby enthusiast, it is also a useful aid for designers and illustrators working with paper engineering as a concept.