The Complexities of Pop Up

From master paper engineers David A. Carter and James Diaz, the sequel to their well known The Elements of Pop Up explores advanced pop up book techniques

Over two decades after releasing The Elements of Pop Up, widely regarded as the best how to book on making pop ups, paper engineers David A. Carter and James Diaz have returned with The Complexities of Pop Up.

This interactive educational book teaches you how to take the basic pop up structures from Elements and add complexity to them through advanced techniques. The Complexities of Pop Up also explores how paper can be engineered to use the rigidity, flexibility and elasticity of paper to achieve spectacular results.

The Complexities of Pop Up includes over 20 working examples of advanced paper engineering techniques, essays on the qualities and history of paper and traditional vs. laser die cutting and printed & scored components to quickly and easily build six of the pop ups from the book.

Published through Poposition Press, two editions of Complexities are available – the standard book as well as a special limited edition signed by both David A. Carter and James Diaz. The special edition comes in a gold foil stamped book and slipcase and is limited to only 100 copies.

The Complexities of Pop Up is currently available on Kickstarter here

Contact information

Rosston Meyer

Poposition Press


Telephone: 561-596-0893

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