Nylon: Par Avion

I'm going to let you in on a little secret: I love everything about magazines. Okay, so that's not much of a secret at all, but it does explain what I am showing you today. I collect old and new magazines of all kinds, sometimes I read them, sometimes I just use them in my collages.


One thing I've noticed about one of my favourites, Nylon, is that most of the fan mail they get is shockingly relevant. Readers use the magazine to create collages, send them in, and each issue Nylon shows some of those collages in their "Par Avion" section. Some of them are really great considering that the creators are not professional artists or designers.

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  • The Collage Workbook




    "How to get started and stay inspired"

    132 pages, Published by Lark Crafts (June 5, 2012), ISBN: 1454701994.

    Available from Lark Crafts.
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  • BOLO Magazine 1




    "Stars Are Indispensible"

    96 pages in 2 colors, black and blue, 17 x 21.5 cm, 45 contributors from all over the world. The main theme is: "Stars are indispensable". It contains a music cd with 19 tracks.

    Available from BOLO store.

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  • WAFA Zine 03




    "Everything At Every Moment Is Awaiting Your Arrival."

    Limited Edition of 50 copies. Full color, 3.75 x 5″. Embossed front cover. Hand-sewn Japanese stab stitch binding. Edition number of 50, hand-numbered on reverse.

    Available from WAFA Storefront.

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  • Masters: Collage


    Major Works by Leading Artists

    Curated by Randel Plowman

    This superb new collection offers a stunning look at contemporary collage work from approximately 40 leading artists.

    Available from Lark Books.

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