Star Wars Kirigami: 15 Cut and Fold Ships from Across the Galaxy

Marc Hagan-Guirey

Celebrated paper artist and designer Marc Hagan-Guirey has applied his genius to the Star Wars galaxy in this book of 15 unique kirigami (cut-and-fold) ships featured in the saga’s films. Ranging in difficulty from beginner to expert, each beautifully detailed model features step-by-step instructions and a template printed on cardstock—all that’s needed are a utility knife, a cutting mat, and a ruler. Clear tips and guidance through the tricky stages help readers craft their own X-wing, Imperial Star Destroyer, Millennium Falcon, and a dozen more ships and vehicles, each accompanied by colorful and inspiring photographs of the final model on display (or ready for a jump to Hyperspace).

Creator Bio

Marc Hagan-Guirey (aka Paper Dandy) is a London-based design director and paper artist whose fine art kirigami have been featured in exhibitions and covered by the BBC, CNN, and Wired.


“There’s too many gadgets that are all about screens and Bluetooth links to your smartphone. Jedi minds are surely better when they’re calm, so what better than a book of Star Wars Kirigami for true peace and creativity. Paper artist Marc Hagan-Guirey has crafted 15 incredible Star Wars ships ready for you to cut and fold out of just one piece of paper. Grab a cutting board and a knife and settle your mind to build these impressive show pieces while learning a bit about the original movie technical design. There’s even difficulty levels so you can make sure you’re ready to build the incredible Millennium Falcon.” Games Radar

“Celebrate the Star Wars saga’s most iconic starships with Marc Hagan-Guirey s incredible kirigami projects, made by folding and cutting paper to create amazing 3D artwork.”

“Released in a series of books relating to The Last Jedi, Journey to Star Wars, this book comprises of 15 easy to build models of the most iconic starships in in the saga. The models for you to craft include the X-Wing, the Imperial Star Destroyer, the Millennium Falcon and Rey’s Speeder. The models range from beginner to expert, and all contain detailed instructions. You can create these highly detailed models using the pages themselves and a pair of scissors, as the art of Kirigami requires simple folds and cuts to produce the ships.” ScienceFocus

“Star Wars Kirigami is a hands-on celebration of the fantastic machines of a galaxy far, far, away.” Star Wars Aficionado

“Giving readers of all ages and skill levels the chance to craft their own ‘Star Wars’ vessel, this is a beautifully presented oversized release that will appeal to fans of all ages.” Jedi News

Price £21.99
Format Paperback / softback
Publication Date 1 September 2017
Pages 126
Height 352mm
Width 280mm
Illustrations 15 key photographs of each model lit and staged
Rights Europe, Africa
ISBN-13 9781452167619