TED Talk Tuesday: Old books reborn as art by Brian Dettmer

Why Should You Watch This?

A lot of us strive to be as green as possible whether through reusing, reducing, or recycling. In an environmental perspective, Brian Dettmer inspires people to reuse outdated items for a new purpose. Just as many of us recycle, he recycles in his own way: by taking items that would have been easily thrown out and using them in his art pieces.

 Who is Brian Dettmer?

Brian Dettmer is a contemporary New York Artist who creates book sculptures by carving into old and outdated items like books, encyclopedias, and cassette tapes. His artwork has been exhibited in many places such as the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. and the Museum of Arts and Design located in New York City. You can find his work in public and private collections all around the world.



CatPrint is a boutique color printing company offering premium short run printing via the internet. When founded in 2004, the company was operated out of the owner's basement. Today, CatPrint has expanded into a cutting-edge web establishment, employing a team of workers with expertise in the fields of graphic design, productions and customer service. We also guarantee the use of the largest and most innovative digital presses available to us. Throughout our development, we strive to remain a customer-conscious organization, always trying to offer the most satisfying printing experience. Remember, our main concern is always you – the customer!

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Art and Design, Home, SMB Advice, TED Talk Tuesdays

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: