This year was a return to complicated Christmas card assembly. As chief assembly helper, my wife was understandably thrilled. I have to admit that these were a lot of work. No more soldering resistors on greeting cards for a while.
Good news! I have another card in The Museum of Modern Art’s holiday card program! This year I did a cuckoo clock card that instantly pops into a dimensional format which can hang as a cute ornament from your tree (or
I’ve been delinquent with my blog updates. I have an excuse… but who really cares? Anyway, I completed this year’s Christmas card and have sent it out just in time for Valentine’s day. We were moving to a new home during the
I am now officially available for sale at the MoMA Store! You could, nay should, act now while supplies last. The Museum of Modern Art selects work from artists every year and sells these greeting cards in order to
If you ever wanted to know how things really work in a pop-up card factory…well, this probably won’t help you. But it does provide a whimsical interpretation of the process we go through in my home every year to make about
I like trying out new ways for people to interact with a greeting card. Pop-ups and paper movables are almost always driven by the opening of a folder, the pulling of a tab, and occasionally from the action of a stretched elastic band.
Here’s my take on an animated “Ugly” Christmas Sweater done in paper. This is a simple animation mechanism from the early days of movable books but I’ve expanded on the concept and I’ve added a quirky, updated graphic interpretation. All
When people ask me which of our holiday cards is my favorite, I usually say that this is the one. I’m not sure if it’s nostalgia for our newborn son’s first Christmas or if it’s the fact that I was
I’m ready to show this online now because almost everyone in the family (and some friends) should have gotten them in the mail already. I made this Christmas card by updating an old, classic volvelle mechanism. Some of you have seen
Sometimes my wife has no idea what I’m talking about when I first describe my concept for our Christmas card. This is one of those times. “I have this chainsaw, right? And then I’m swinging it in the air and