Publications

  • The Drachen Foundation prides itself on the idea that kites are a powerful teaching tool and our number one job is to take that tool to places it's never been.

  • Many Chinese kites come in a box that is just the right size. In the DF collection there are many such boxes, and you never know what you will find inside.

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  • Few Kites Flew Higher Than Eubel-san...

    Our world has lost one of its...

  • I've started in a new direction, artistically, and it is directly related to the Foundation's archive and collection. I was inspired many years ago by the kites made by Stormy...

  • Sometimes it's easy to take for granted the development of things we see or work with often. Logos are like that. They are widely recognizable symbols of an organization or...

  • I've been lucky enough to visit Japan more than a dozen times since my first trip in 1989, but it's been over twenty years since I experienced the organized chaos of Hamamatsu...

  • Post by Marina Hernandez, Collections Intern

    With its delicate paper form and its intricate floral designs, the Malaysian Wau kite is visually enchanting....

  • Correction

    To our valued Drachen readership,

    There are times at our...

  • Heather and Ivan Morison's visit to Open Satellite in Bellevue, Washington ended in a fine crescendo. Note the ground sculpture of the "Frost King" trees felled from...

  • In January, the news of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Haiti rocked the world. The capitol, Port-au-Prince, with its old and fragile infrastructure, was all but completely...