One Thousand and One Handbags


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One Thousand and One Handbags is a pop up book collaboration between best selling author and paper engineer David A. Carter and acclaimed Dutch shoe and handbag designer Hester van Eeghen.

The expressive shapes and lively colors of Hester’s designs take new life in this exclusive pop up book that follows Hester’s journey through life as a handbag and shoe designer in 8 gorgeous pop up spreads engineered and illustrated by David A. Carter.

The book was created to celebrate Hester’s 30 year anniversary exhibition at the Tassen Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam.

The standard edition of One Thousand and One Handbags is limited to 800 copies.

Book Size: 10″ x 7.75″ x 1.5″
Contains: 8 Pop Up Spreads
Item weight: 1.5 pounds
ISBN: 978-0-9977855-3-1

About Hester van Eeghen:  A Dutch designer of leather bags, wallets and accessories. Hester’s designs are for sale in over 150 museums and design stores over the world , she has designed collections for brands such as Paco Rabanne, Marlboro Classics, Jaguar, Castelijn en Berens and was made a Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau by the Mayor of Amsterdam Job Cohen for her contribution to Dutch Design.

About David A. Carter: A best selling American author, illustrator and paper engineer, David is best known for his pop up books for both children and adults including the Bugs and One Red Dot series. David also co-authored The ELements of Pop Up, the definitive how-to for paper engineering. One Thousand and One Handbags is David’s first limited edition book.

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