January 9, 2018
100 manila file folders, one bottle of glue, 50 xacto blades, 3.000 individual pieces, and 1,000 hours of work were necessary to complete the 1:20 model.
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January 2, 2018
the artist first challenged himself to design one miniature crane per day, but has since completed thousands of birds.
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October 16, 2017
with this second edition, the artist adds an additional artistic flare by integrating symbols of modern industrialization.
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May 16, 2017
with 50% of sales going to WWF, cabral hopes his work will draw attention to the plight of vulnerable species worldwide.
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May 1, 2017
art, paper, video
the biggie bust can be transformed to stretch, twist, elongate and retract, turning a seemingly solid object into a fluidly-moving form.
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February 23, 2017
design, paper, readers
with seven illustrated paper models, the ‘brutal east’ kit lets you playfully reconstruct some of the most controversial edifices built during the cold war in central and eastern europe.
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January 27, 2017
design, Lighting, paper, readers, takt project
through UV printing, delicate pieces of paper acquire a thick skeleton-like framework that allows them to stand on their own.
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January 23, 2017
coudamy architectures, design, Hermès, paper
to celebrate the opening of its new boutique in rome, the studio has created ‘a strange, surreal, and fellini-esque atmosphere’ inside the city’s palazzo farnese.
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January 19, 2017
art, galleries, Hermès, paper, zim & zou
oversized mushrooms, floral and feathery architectural forms and layered leafy landscapes comprise this complex world of paper parts.
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December 16, 2016
all, exhibitions, Installations, Interiors, London, paper, Retail, UK, window installations
Papermaker GF Smith has opened its first show space in London, which includes a gallery filled with an undulating installation of colourful paper rolls. Read more
November 9, 2016
art, miniatures, paper
‘paperholm’ has expanded into a city of more than 600 handmade scale models, architectural arrangements, fictional dwellings, and conceptual infrastructural elements.
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October 19, 2016
design, Nendo, paper
the exhibition showcases an abstraction of paper by narrowing it down to its outline and showing the effects time and use have on it.
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October 16, 2016
the pieces reinvent our perception of the world around us, taking mundane items and turning them into tiny fragile artworks.
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September 25, 2016
design, paper, readers
the artist’s work is a series of marble-like objects, soft as paper but sturdy as bricks.
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September 15, 2016
design, joan rojeski studio, paper, readers
joan rojeski studio’s shape-shifting sticky notes take on the form of miniature, everyday objects
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September 7, 2016
art, Emmanuelle Moureaux, paper
for ‘I am here’, the paper pieces express the non-stop flow of pedestrians that occupy the bustling district of ginza in japan.
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August 14, 2016
the assemblage of scenery combines familiar sites of interest to form fictional places of exploration.
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July 30, 2016
the fragile paper objects assume the shape of tiny floral petals, with colorful details radiating from within a cylindrical form.
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July 25, 2016
art, birds in design, festival des architectures vives 2016, paper
a team of designers has suspended dozens of crafted origami cranes from a courtyard ceiling, arranging them in a spiraling configuration overhead.
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July 15, 2016
shot in an amusement park, the images depict dresses, coats, skirts and swimsuits ‘cut-out’ from large paper sheets, where ‘tabs’ seemingly secure each garment to a live model.
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July 13, 2016
sheets of colorful construction paper are carefully overlapped to form vast circular pools of pigment, descending towards an unseen depth.
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June 9, 2016
art, paper, zim & zou
made by hand, these three-dimensional elements have been carefully cut, glued and assembled into miniature renditions of the cityscape.
The post zim & zou crafts barcelona’s architectural landmarks from pink paper appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
May 25, 2016
art, daniel gonzalez, paper
the entire façade of the historic building is concealed behind an 890 square meter installation, hiding the ancient architecture beneath a new, yet ephemeral identity.
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May 6, 2016
artists anna borgman and candy lenk have installed what appears to be a burdensome rock inside the chapel, but is actually a cleverly-concealed paper mache sculpture.
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April 22, 2016
art, moleskine, paper
to celebrate the release of its ‘game of thrones’ limited-edition collection notebooks, the stationary brand has released a video that recreates the TV show’s iconic opening sequence in paper.
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April 11, 2016
art, paper, zim & zou
the images describe ‘de-cluttering services’, ‘trickier cleaning tasks’, ‘dustpans’ and ‘cleaning products’, each comprised of carefully cut paper elements and handcrafted card stock objects.
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March 19, 2016
design, paper, readers
the installation seeks to explain the fluidity of light and its influence on the perception of colours through the means of a spatial experience.
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March 10, 2016
animals in art, art, paper
enchanted by the ornamentation of moroccan architecture, and the imaginative imagery of fairy tales, the studio has handcrafted a golden bird using rare and fine paper sheets.
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February 18, 2016
animals in art, art, birds in design, galleries, paper
the colorful collection of animals is sculpted with a precise hyperrealism that matches the personalities and peculiarities of each species.
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February 12, 2016
art, galleries, miniatures, paper, Wes Anderson
‘the darjeeling limited’, ‘the royal tenenbaums’ and ‘the grand budapest hotel’ are realized entirely in paper, built to a mere fraction of their usual scale.
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February 2, 2016
all, paper, promotions
Dezeen promotion: Arjowiggins Creative Papers has launched a website that collates all of its paper ranges in a user-friendly space, with a search bar that lets designers find products by feature. (more…)
February 1, 2016
art, homepage banner, paper
kozina’s recent series of ‘baroque paper wigs’ reappropriates the wild hairstyles of victorian-era women and men using individually crafted sheets, carefully curled and cut into perfectly permed locks.
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January 25, 2016
ai weiwei, all, department stores, design, France, Installations, paper, Paris, Slideshows
Artist Ai Weiwei has used traditional Chinese kite-making techniques to create mythological characters and creatures for windows, atriums and the gallery at Paris department store Le Bon Marché (+ slideshow). (more…)
January 25, 2016
all, design, Front, Homeware, Maison&Objet 2016, paper, wallpaper
Maison&Objet 2016: Swedish studio Front has drawn patterns created by cut-out paper shapes to produce wallpaper designs with subtle three-dimensional effects. (more…)
January 13, 2016
all, design, Nendo, paper, Products, Slideshows, stationery
Japanese design studio Nendo has created a stationery collection that includes a cube of different-sized sticky notes (+ slideshow). (more…)
December 23, 2015
art, paper, readers
the handcrafted paper illustrations portray a christmas twist to the famous ridley scott classic cult movie, alien.
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November 28, 2015
all, design, Dezeen Music Project, Graphics, Movies, music videos, other movies, paper
Music: paper puppeteer and animator Winston Hacking has created a series of moving collages for the video to accompany Soupcans’ Siamese Brutality track. (more…)
November 27, 2015
cameras, design, paper, video
the project demonstrates how a structure of folded paper pieces can tap into the fundamental properties of light to produce a photograph.
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November 4, 2015
art, automotive curiosity, nissan, paper
together with artist owen gildersleeve, the japanese automobile manufacturer has created a life-size origami replica of their popular juke model.
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October 30, 2015
all, design, Graphics, packaging, paper, Slideshows
British design studio Horse has created a trunk-shaped carton and Norse iconography-inspired identity for birch sap drink Tapped (+ slideshow). (more…)