Not Just for Kids: 8 Awesome Pop-Up Books for Adults!
Typography, architecture, fashion, sex and even Star Wars spring into vivid three-dimensional life on the pages of these 15 incredible pop-up books. Some might be made for children but are cool enough to appeal to adults and others are strictly for the and-older crowd, but all of these clever and creative books will make you feel like a kid again as you pull the tabs and anticipate what will pop up next. Though using it to teach a baby the alphabet may result in some unusually design-oriented children, it could just as easily be a coffee table book for adults. The transitions from one letter to another are particularly clever. Each phobia is explained in terms that will further terrify the reader.
The minimal design and simplicity of action recalled our childhood, when craftily constructed stories sprung to life. Some can be purchased and others simply admired — the handiwork of artists who similarly view the 3D books with childlike wonder. See more amazing pop-ups below. Designer Marion Bataille created a pop-up book for typography nuts. C turns into D with a snap.