Are these not some of the most realistic-looking birds you've ever laid eyes on? Netherlands-based artist Johan Scherft has mastered the art of papercraft. At the young age of 14, he discovered the art form by accident when he started making paper bird models which were hand-colored using only colored pencils. "It appealed to me because it combines so many different techniques…Continue
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For the person who loves flowers but just can't keep them alive (for longer than a day) there are paper flowers by Frances & Francis. These beautiful works of art are handcrafted using just paper and then attached to actual twigs. Frances & Francis is run by Helen Frances, a paper artist living just north of London in St. Albans. (The second Francis is a tribute to…
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Kota Hiratsuka is a paper artist living in Japan that takes the art of paper folding or origami to new heights! With shadows and light in mind, he creates three-dimensional works, like these origami flowers, that change their appearance depending on the viewer's angle. With just a ruler and a cutter, he cuts and folds paper, by hand, into geometric patterns until he creates these gorgeous…
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Using sheets of A1 paper, famed paper artist Richard Sweeney created four life-sized horse sculptures for an Olympic-inspired flower festival. Set inside Lincoln Cathedral in the UK, "Dreams of Gold" saw tens of thousands of flowers from every corner of the world turned into horses, chariots and flames. No doubt the star of the show was Sweeney's majestic paper…Continue
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Korean-born, London-based Jukhee Kwon is a rising new artist who's making a name for herself with these monumental sculptures that look as if pages of books are desperately trying to escape. One of her newest pieces was just displayed at a Korean contemporary art group show in Paris. The multi-level sculpture resembled a cascading waterfall shooting down the middle of…Continue
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Diana Beltran Herrera is one of those artists that continually pushes herself to create more interesting works. When we first came across her colorful paper bird sculptures, we were amazed at how she could create such a wide range of birds with such precision and…
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We've seen artist Yuken Teruya work his magic before, carving everything from fancy department store bags to fast food bags into magnificent miniature trees, but this new work by the Japanese artist stands out for its true ingenuity. Called Notice-Forest: What Victory Tastes Like/…
Using just paper and wood, Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen created massive paper tree sculptures that appeared to be growing from floor to floor! Called White Stag, it consisted of thick white paper that was twisted, crumpled and draped until it resembled tree bark and roots. By showing the work on two floors, the artists gave the…Continue
French artist Grégoire Guillemin just tipped us off to his latest work. Of course, you may remember Guillemin as the one behind these amazing retro-modern supehero illustrations. He's back with Paper Heroes 2, a follow-up to his popular Paper Heroes series where he takes famous…
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Peter Gentenaar isn't any ordinary paper artist. He creates extraordinarily beautiful paper sculptures that have an ethereal quality to them. His exhibition at the abbey church of Saint-Riquier church in northern France proves this point. It's where he hung more than a 100 paper sculptures in the church's grand halls. (What a perfect backdrop.)
Using rare and fine paper from around the world, Julie Wilkinson and Joyanne Horscroft of The Makerie create incredibly intricate 3D paper sculptures, the likes we've never seen. The London-based creatives say that they're inspired by "forgotten worlds, rare prints and the beauty of details" which becomes abundantly clear once you look through their portfolio.
In particular, their…
Have you ever seen such intricate paper cutting? Beijing-based artist Li Hongjun cuts into layers and layers of paper to create these surreal head sculptures. Called one of the most striking artists of sculpture in Chinese mainland, Hongjun uses eastern and western methods of paper cutting to create these magnificent, mind-bending works. According to…Continue
Four days ago, we first posted on Horst Kiechle's paper torso with removable organs and soon after we got to stand back in awe and watch as Kiechle's creative work zipped through the web, hitting the blogosphere with force. Not only did…
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Horst Kiechle has created an entire torso, with removable organs, entirely out of white card! Called Paper Torso, the geometric sculpture has a heart, lungs and intestines, and more which you can see at all different angles, below. It was made for the Science Lab of the International School Nadi, Fiji.
The Australian architect is most known for his…Continue
Just how beautiful are these table decorations? Whimsical and sweet, this origami inspired table designed by stylist Lo Bjurulf makes you want to call all your friends over and host a dinner party. Created for Ikea Sweden, the table uses all Ikea products including all of that lovely cream and pale blue tableware. Gorgeous!…
I can't help but love these sweet paper cups. Such a simple concept but cute and smart because it lets you decide what words you want to create. Designed and sold by Seoul based IaM Design, these would be fun for kids and adults alike.
"ABC Paper Cup puts an end to the boring design of disposable paper cups, which are easily confused with one another and thus…
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I love this pencil case! It reminds me of the classic lined paper we used to take with us to class. Who doesn't remember neatly tucking away that paper inside their Pee Chee folder?
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