Grace Hawthorne is the creator and founder of Paper Punk, a cofounder of ReadyMade magazine, and a coauthor of the award-winning book, ReadyMade: How to Make Almost Everything (Crown/Potter, 2005). Her artwork has been exhibited in several national museums including the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s Triennial. She is also a Consulting Associate Professor at Stanford’s Institute of Design (aka: the dschool).
Paper Punk is an innovative paper-based building toy that provides endless imaginative and creative play for humans of all ages. It was founded with a simple ambition – to enable people to exercise their creativity and make things with their hands. Three simple steps: FOLD . . . BUILD . . . CUSTOMIZE! No need for scissors or glue . . . everything you need is included. Paper Punk is a creativity tool that's as much an art form as it is a toy. Paper Punk is based in Mill Valley, CA.