Kirigami is the ancient Japanese art of making decorative paper objects using simple folding and cutting techniques. Practiced in one form or another in countless different cultures, kirigami is one of the most beautiful and ubiquitous paper crafts in the world. This wonderful introduction to the timeless art of folding and cutting paper includes: A 112-page, full-color book featuring more than 40 unique kirigami projects and precise step-by-step diagrams that clearly illustrate each fold and cut 30 sheets of richly colored kirigami paper
Jeffrey Rutzky has always had a passion for arts and crafts, and has integrated them with his desktop publishing skills to create unique works of art. He is also the author and designer of several papercraft books, including Kirigami Kit , TearPlanes , Jewelgami , and Bugagmi . Rutzky works as an artist and graphic designer in New York City. Chris K. Palmer is a professional artist who has been designing and folding origami since childhood. In Granada, Spain, he was inspired by the mosaic tilings of the Alhambra. Persistent effort and study of the Japanese hira-ori technique led Palmer to make the leap from paper folding to Shadowfolds. Palmer has taught art and architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He now resides in California.