Publications

  • 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...

  • Our future resides in what we invest in and what we preserve. Using the age old technology of flying a kite, Mexican Marine Biologist Oscar Frey continues his professional...

  • Come "Interact" with Us

    In keeping with the Drachen spirit -...

  • Life is serendipitous, and it is usually a joy to where it takes us. In November, I had the opportunity to meet Yoko Ott (through a semi sweet 16 birthday party), Director of...

  • Want to know what was happening 34 years ago in the world of kiting? This 1976 calendar is a charming and informative peek to kiting's past, marking national and international...