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Shelby Arnold’s Pop-Up Concertina

Shelby Arnold’s Pop-Up Concertina



NYC Resistor member Shelby Arnold has a cool new project: a concertina-folded illustrated notebook complete with popups!

The Pop-Up Concertina is an accordion-folded booklet with pop-ups, covered on both sides with drawings I made using a bunch of .005 micron pens over the course of several months. (…) You can look at it page by page like a book (which never ends, it just turns over and continues in a loop), or you can spread it out and look at it all as one (double-sided) piece. Every way you look at it reveals new connections and interactions – the cut-outs and folds allow the pages and illustrations to change and connect to each other in different configurations.

Shelby is selling copies on Indiegogo. It sounds cool!

8 thoughts on “Shelby Arnold’s Pop-Up Concertina

  1. lrwickerdesign says:

    I love this, pop-ups are so much fun : )

  2. Dave Bell says:

    Errm, what exactly is a 5 nanometer pen?!?
    500 micron, maybe? (0.5 mm)

    1. kellbot says:

      I believe in this case Micron is the brand of pen. So it is the pen which Micron calls .005, not a 5nm pen.

  3. eric_german says:

    the brand of pen i imagine is “micron” by Sakura. the tip is referred to as “005” and, according to their website, is .2mm :)

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