Chisato Tamabayashi - Plunge

Adrian Wisniewski

A screenprinted pop-up book by ChisatoTambayashi about a deep sea adventure.

A screen-printed pop-up book about a dive into the sea, down into the deep and back again, encountering various creatures on the way. The pages are designed to be held and angled in different ways so that the reader can explore the depths and the two sides of the sea's surface.

This work was awarded the Doverodde Book Arts Center of Denmark Award, 2nd Prize, in 2011.

About the Artist

Chisato Tamabayashi is a Japanese London-based artist. After finishing her BA Studies at London College of Printing she studied an MA In Communication Art and Design at the Royal College of Art, graduating in 2005.

Chisato Tambayashi is a highly skilled artist who screenprints her images at londonprintstudio before taking them home to assemble into beautiful cards and books. Chisato’s work includes a range of remarkable books and cards using pop-ups, printed and hand cut pages. Chisato has exhibited in the UK, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Japan and is in the collections of the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery as well as the TATE library artists’ book Collection.


Size: 19cm x 15cm x 1.5cm

Pop-up book
Hand screenprinted, handcut and assembled


(5 pages)


londonprintstudio is an artist-run, not-for-profit organisation that provides educational resources in the graphic arts for artists, community organizations, education institutions and the public. This Shop has a wide selection of prints from both leading international artists and studio members, across all the mediums we offer at londonprintstudio.