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Book Alchemy: I Transform Old Books Into Sculptures

Book Alchemy: I Transform Old Books Into Sculptures

For over seventeen years I have transformed used books into sculptures through a wide range of artistic approaches. Working with the nature of the books that I find, I'm interested in delving into the internal landscapes of books to create new...

For over seventeen years I have transformed used books into sculptures through a wide range of artistic approaches. Working with the nature of the books that I find, I'm interested in...

I Give New Life To Old Books That I Find In Thrift Stores

I Give New Life To Old Books That I Find In Thrift Stores

Back in 2012, while cutting through a familiar alley in Seattle, I noticed a box of hardback novels sat beside a dumpster. I took one look at them and thought, "Why are these being thrown away? I can use them for...

Back in 2012, while cutting through a familiar alley in Seattle, I noticed a box of hardback novels sat beside a dumpster. I took one look at them and thought, "Why...

Life’s Lil Pleasures: A New Miniature Book By Evan Lorenzen

Life’s Lil Pleasures: A New Miniature Book By Evan Lorenzen

Colorado-based artist Evan Lorenzen just released a new book, but it's not your average book – it's no larger than one inch tall and features drawings smaller than your thumbnail. “Life's Lil Pleasures,” his latest micro-book, features illustrations of all the...

Colorado-based artist Evan Lorenzen just released a new book, but it's not your average book – it's no larger than one inch tall and features drawings smaller than your thumbnail. “Life's...

Magical Glow-In-The-Dark Harry Potter Book Cover Redesign By Kincso Nagy

Magical Glow-In-The-Dark Harry Potter Book Cover Redesign By Kincso Nagy

The Harry Potter fans in Dumbledore's Army know that the books will never lay forgotten on their shelves. So does Hungarian art student Kincső Nagy, who created a set of amazing new glow-in-the-dark cover designs for J. K. Rowling's definitive series...

The Harry Potter fans in Dumbledore's Army know that the books will never lay forgotten on their shelves. So does Hungarian art student Kincső Nagy, who created a set of amazing...

Japanese Flip Books Reveal Magical Stories With Negative Space and Secret Chambers

Japanese Flip Books Reveal Magical Stories With Negative Space and Secret Chambers

Japanese artist Mou Hitotsu no Kenkyujo has reinvented the humble flip book by using negative space and jawdroppingly well-animated art. The expert use of negative space and secret cutout compartments pack these flip books with whimsical surprises.

Japanese artist Mou Hitotsu no Kenkyujo has reinvented the humble flip book by using negative space and jawdroppingly well-animated art. The expert use of negative space and secret cutout compartments pack...

Artist Remakes Famous Books Into Art Masterpieces

Artist Remakes Famous Books Into Art Masterpieces

Here's a new way to admire great works of literature as beautiful, multi-dimensional layered sculptures carved out from the actual books. These spirited works are created by Tomoko Takeda, a Japanese artist-designer who takes her cutting tools to tomes and sculpts...

Here's a new way to admire great works of literature as beautiful, multi-dimensional layered sculptures carved out from the actual books. These spirited works are created by Tomoko Takeda, a Japanese...