The Book of Paper

The Book of Paper


What is the educational value of craft? What do we learn through the act of making? Is ‘craft’ still relevant in today’s design world?
The Book of… series will explore these themes by celebrating the creative potential and intrinsic qualities of seemingly ‘everyday’ materials such as paper, wood, glass and stone.

From milk cartons to tissues and take away coffee cups, paper plays an integral role in our day to day lives and yet we often take it for granted. Through a series of sculptures The Book of Paper elevates the aesthetic value of this most ubiquitous of materials.

The Book of Paper features essays written by artists, architects and scientists, all of whom have unique approaches to paper – from adopting origami to fold NASA telescopes, to creating earthquake-resistant cardboard architecture or using paper as a therapeutic tool.  Read more: