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Author Jackson, Paul, 1956- author.

Title Folding techniques for designers : from sheet to form / Paul Jackson
Published London : Laurence King, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents 00. Symbols -- 01. Basic Concepts. Dividing the paper -- Symmetrical repeats -- Stretch and skew -- Polygons -- 02. Basic Pleats. Accordion pleats -- Knife pleats -- Box pleats -- Incremental pleats -- 03. Other Pleats. Spiral pleats -- Gathered pleats -- Twisted pleats -- 04. V-Pleats. Basic V-pleats -- Making by hand -- Variations -- Multiple Vs -- Grid Vs -- 05. Spans & Parabolas. X-form spans -- V-fold spans -- Parabolas -- 06. Boxes & Bowls. Boxes -- Bowl forms -- 07. No Crease, One Crease. No crease -- One crease -- 08. Crumpling. The basic technique -- Linear crumpling -- Rotational crumpling -- Advanced concepts
Summary Many designers use folding techniques in their work to make three-dimensional forms from two-dimensional sheets of fabric, cardboard, plastic, metal, and many other materials. This unique book explains the key techniques of folding, such as pleated surfaces, curved folding, and crumpling. It has applications for architects, product designers, and jewelry and fashion designersAn elegant, practical handbook, Folding for Designers explains over 70 techniques explained with clear step-by-step drawings, crease pattern drawings, and specially commissioned photography. The book is accompanied by a CD
Notes Online resource; title from cover page (Safari, viewed April 28, 2015)
Subject Paper folding (Graphic design) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Paper work -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Paper folding (Graphic design)
Paper work.
Genre/Form manuals (instructional materials)
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781780674384