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Pop-Up Book Collection

The Pratt Institute Libraries has an extensive collection of pop up books spanning from the 1960s to the present.

Pop-Up Master Close-Up: Peter Dahmen, Graphic Designer

Learn how to make 6 cool pop-up sculptures with Peter Dahmen, a graphic designer from Germany.

Check out other tutorials by Peter Dahmen care of YouTube. Thanks, Peter, these are awesome!  

Peter Dahmen's portfolio and blog are available at his Web site.

Pop-Up Tutorials

Jessica Tice-Gilbert, Pratt alumna, teaches 30 tutorials on making pop-ups!

Pop-Up Master Close-Up: "The Pop-Up Art of David Carter"

In 2011, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries invited David A. Carter to speak about his career related to paper engineering and pop-up books.  

Check out David Carter's Web site,

The Publisher's Perspective

Pop-Ups by David Carter

The Pratt Libraries own LOTS of pop-ups by David Carter.

To view a list of all Pratt's pop-ups by Carter, go to PrattCat, and perform an author search for Carter, David A. 

Click on a book image or link to view its PrattCat record--this will help you determine its location & availability.