Rob Ryan is a British paper cutter artist, whose book, This Is For You totally charmed my heart. This Is For You is a naive little story about life and love. I absolutely adore Ryan’s use of hand-cut typography and graphically cut-out imagery — intricacies and imperfections included. I was so uplifted to see such honest artwork after such a long, grey, gloomy week.
“You know you want to say something, but what? You know you want to say something, but how?…But nothing happens until you say the first word, or write the first letter, or cut the first line. And so I started…”