Staple Low- Rise by Peter Root

Staple Low- Rise by Peter Root

Late artist Peter Root used stacks of staples broken into various sizes to create miniature metropolises and low rise city landscape.

For Ephemicropolis, Root used approximately 100,000 staples over a floor area of 20 x 10 feet (600 x 300 cm). The installation took a very steady hand and roughly 40 hours to create. Low-Rise, which is a smaller overall installation took approximately 30 hours to build.

Sadly, Peter and his wife Mary Thompson (both 34) died in a road accident in February 2013 in Thailand, while the couple were on a round-the-world cycling odyssey. The couple met in art school and had spent six years saving money and planning their journey.

The couple posted photos of the trip on their website Two on Four Wheels.

Visit Peter’s website at

Staple Low- Rise by Peter Root
Staple Low- Rise by Peter Root
Staple Low- Rise by Peter Root

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