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22+1 Awesome Pop-Up Books For Designers

22+1 Awesome Pop-Up Books For Designers

Still looking for the “coolest” gift for a the creative guy? What to give as present to a design geekk? who surely has from the latest drone to the fancy GoPro? What about a long forgotten medium: A Pop Up Book! well not the Peppa one, I am talking about real manifestations of paper engineering. Marvelous expressions of creativity and art. Here is a list of 22+1 Pop Up books for the that inner child that refuses to die, and will probably eat macaroni and cheese until the end of its days.

The alphabet has never been so beautiful, quirky or creative as in this astounding novelty book. Buy at amazon.
Ten magnificent pop-up sculptures that challenges readers to find the one red dot. Buy at amazon.
Readers are challenged to find all 600 black spots within the paper sculptures. Buy at amazon.
Search beautiful, modern pop-ups to discover the hidden yellow square on each spread. Buy at Amazon.
A beautiful cacophony delighting everyone! in each of these spectacular pop-up sculptures. Buy at amazon.
White Noise is an explosion of startling shapes and colors and subtle sounds. Buy at amazon.
SPOT THE DOT hidden in lift-the-flaps, turn-wheels, pull-tabs, and a giant pop-up that leaps off the page! Buy at Amazon.
A triumph of pop-up artistry and a sure conversation-starter, these bouquets burst forth with color, joy, and lasting beauty. Buy at amazon.
These marvelous paper constructions allow us to appreciate the artist’s impossible geometry and his themes of infinity and paradox. Buy at amazon.
Surreal paintings from the inimitable Salvador Dalí, brought to life through spectacular pop–up pages. Buy at amazon.
Celebrating the great director by devoting a spread apiece to seven of his better-known suspense films. Buy at amazon.
Celebrating the great director by devoting a spread apiece to seven of his better-known suspense films. Buy at amazon.

Telltale hearts will tick-tick-tick oh-so-fast as you read the four terrifying tales.
Buy at amazon.

Telltale hearts will tick-tick-tick oh-so-fast as you read the four terrifying tales.
Buy at amazon.

Encyclopedia Prehistorica

An awe-inspiring tribute to the world’s most beloved extinct animals.
Buy at amazon.

Inspired by the Emmy® Award–winning credits sequence that opens each episode of the hit HBO® series. Buy at amazon.

STAR WARS: A POP-UP GUIDE TO THE GALAXY with Lucasfilm.
Buy at amazon.

Heroes, and villains of the DC Universe in this ultimate 3-D masterpiece!
Buy at amazon.

Shift, change, and rise to battle in this spectacular interactive pop-up adventure
Buy at amazon.

STAR WARS: A POP-UP GUIDE TO THE GALAXY with Lucasfilm.
Buy at amazon.

A legendary sci-fi epic as you’ve never seen it before.
Buy at amazon.

The Avengers must reassemble to combat the robotic menace of Ultron
Buy at amazon.

Star Wars: A Scanimation Book

This is not exactly a pop up book, it is indeed a Scanimation or Kinegram — an acetate overlay containing vertical stripes over a specially prepared image and slowly moved from right to left. But I though it was such a great way to end this yet awesome list of pop up books for the children of all ages.

Imagine: the first Star Wars book that actually moves, bringing to life the most memorable scenes from the epic.
Buy at amazon.

Unique Posters Visualising Classic Techno, Bleep, And Rave Tracks.

Unique Posters Visualising Classic Techno, Bleep, And Rave Tracks.

Alex Szabo-Haslam is a graphic designer from UK, who inspired by classic techno and rave music. Have create a kickstart project with a series of beautiful series of posters visualising the entire track. Avava

He says the inspirations came when he was listening to one of his favorites tracks Windowlicker by Aphex Twin. And he felt the urge to “capture that energy” and translate it onto something physical, something you could hang on a wall.

Therefore Alex spend several months mapping the waveforms of  his beloved tracks using DJ Software and then tracing a series of vectors on top. Resulting on beautiful and elegant abstract shapes.

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