Friday, January 31, 2014

Environment in a Book

Yusuke Oono, a Japanese artist, has discovered an amazing way to take the book form and make little environments out of it.  He calls them 360 degree books: you open them and fan them out into a round, and then his laser-cut pages come to life, creating incredibly intimate little scenes.

 Here is Jungle Book, from the outside in:


This one is called Sweet Home:

Here we have In a Cheese:
 There are many, many more pictures on his website.  They're so interior, they satisfy my instinct for secret little places; for odd, non-rectilinear architecture. Makes me want to get a lasercutter!


hula-la said...

I am loving this...totally amazing!

Maria Christina said...

Intriguing. Thanks for sharing, Heather. It's good to see you're blogging here again.