Japanese Artist Makes Incredibly Detailed Paper Watches That Look Like They Were 3d Printed

Paper, glue and lots of talent. This is the combination that the Japanese artist Manabu Kosaka uses to create his perfect replica watches. The work is meticulous and full of details. Continue reading »

Russian Paper Artist Reinterprets Baroque Wigs With A Modern Flair

Following a similar aesthetic style to the ornamental wigs of the baroque and rococo periods, paper artist Asya Kozina (previously featured) creates ornate headdresses that pay homage to one of the most outrageous luxuries and stylized trends in history. Continue reading »

These Fragile Paper Cuts Reveal The Intricate, Swirling Forms Of Nature

Paper is one of those things we don’t think about much: we use it, reuse it, and recycle it. We essentially take it for granted. Yet, it can be quite a delicate thing to work with, and quite a versatile medium for intricate art, as these incredible paper-cut art pieces by Japanese artist Kiri Ken (ie. “cutting sword”) show. Continue reading »

An Imagination That Looks Great On Paper: The Creative Mind Of Lily Seika Jones

Lily Seika Jones was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1989. She was raised in Vancouver, Canada where she attended the University of British of Columbia and completed a bachelors degree in Visual Arts and English Literature, eventually attaining her teaching certification in Secondary Art Education and English. Lily currently resides in Seattle as a freelance illustrator and stationery designer for Rivulet Paper Shop – a paper goods company she began on Etsy in 2014. Continue reading »

This Beautiful Collection Of Decorative Paper Clips Is Inspired By Turkish Motifs

Designer Efil Türk of Llun, has created a collection of minimalist decorative paper clips that were inspired by traditional Turkish motifs. The figures of ‘eli belinde’, ‘koç boynuzu’ and ‘akrep’ in Turkish kilim motifs are the main idea of ornament shapes. Continue reading »

Chinese Artist Uses Colorful Paper To Warn Of Danger Of Guns

“Ocean of Flowers” by Chinese artist Li Hongbo was recently unveiled at Eight One Art Museum in Beijing. The artwork consists of nearly 2,000 colorful paper sculptures in the shape of different weapons such as pistols, machine guns and bullets. Continue reading »

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Most Famous Buildings Get 3D Paper Model Treatment In New Book

Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, would have turned 150 this year, and some of us just can’t get enough. With celebrations of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday in full swing in architectural institutions throughout the country, a new book is giving Wright fanatics the chance to recreate some of the architect’s most notable works through a series of cut-and-fold paper models. Continue reading »

Paper Models Of The Most Controversial Buildings Erected Behind The Iron Curtain

Zupagrafika, creators of make-your-own-paper-model sets of “brut-iful” architecture in London, Paris, Warsaw, and Katowice, have released their newest set, ‘Brutal East’. The creators’ selection captures the “certainly brutal” charm of the “functionalist panelák estates and otherworldly concrete grand designs” of the Eastern Bloc. With ‘Brutal East’ you can build your own East European city. Continue reading »

Use This Paper Roll Holder To Create A Fun Place To Write Lists Or Sketch Ideas

Minimalist, functional, and built to last, the Studio Roller, designed by New Zealand-based lifestyle company George & Willy, was originally built to accommodate a roll of butcher’s paper they found in their grandfather’s old boat shed. However, the simplicity of the design and the functionality it adds to interiors caught the eyes of many and it’s quickly become a staple in cafes, restaurant, offices, and homes. Continue reading »

EcoHelmet: Portable Paper Head Protection For Cyclists

As urban cycling continues to increase in popularity, bike commuters still face the same challenge: carrying a clunky helmet with them wherever they go. For part-time, on-demand cyclists in places with bike share programs the problem is even more pronounced: hopping a ride is simply not a safe option unless they happen to have headgear handy. Continue reading »

Beautiful Paper Beetle Sculptures To Assemble By Yourself

Dutch designer Joop Bource from the Assembli studio, created the Paper Beetles, a collection of beautiful paper and cardboard sculptures to assemble by yourself. These cardboard puzzles are presented as kits, which will allow you to assemble the different models of scarabs. Continue reading »

DIY Paper Animal Lamps Turn Your Boring Room Into A Jungle

OWL Paperlamps started last year as a fun project to bring wild and original creatures into our homes. We were inspired by the origami art of creating paper figures, but we were looking for more than just another animal figuration. We were seeking true liveliness in our creations. So it was clear from the start that our concept had to combine light with larger scaled paper models. Continue reading »

Simple Sheets Of Paper Get Transformed Into Amusing 3D Scenes

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Danish illustrator HuskMitNavn has a way with paper. He’s able to take a single sheet of paper and turn it into something truly impressive, and his style is totally unique. Continue reading »

Charming Cut Paper Silhouettes Playfully Transform Famous US Landmarks

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King Kong has invaded New York while Marilyn Monroe makes a rare appearance at Las Vegas’ Neon Museum. Not really, of course, but cut paper artist Rich McCor imagines a world where they cleverly interact with the surrounding landscapes. Since we wrote about McCor’s work last year, he’s traveled to Europe and the UK, altering what he sees with simple shapes and black paper. Continue reading »

When Given Colored Construction Paper, Wasps Build Rainbow Colored Nests

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It’s unnerving to discover a wasp’s nest dangling outside your house, but perhaps it would be a tad less so with the help of biology student Mattia Menchetti who cleverly realized he could give colored construction paper to a colony of European paper wasps. By gradually providing different paper shades, the wasps turned their homes into a functional rainbow of different colors. Continue reading »

Ai Weiwei Created These Fantastical Paper Lantern-Like Sculptures Out Of Bamboo And Paper

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Artist Ai Weiwei wants you to get in touch with your inner child, and he created these fantastical sculptures out of bamboo and paper to help you do it. Weiwei created these massive pieces for Le Bon Marche using kite-making techniques. The exhibit is titled, appropriately, “Er Xi” or Child’s Play, and the scenes are made up of characters from the 2,000-year old collection of tales called Shan Hai Jing, a series of stories that have been told to children for ages. Continue reading »

This Paper Artist Has Created Astoundingly Intricate Paper Costumes

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Russia-based paper artist Asya Kozina has created these astoundingly intricate paper costumes, which were especially made for the wedding underwear company “Wild Orchid”. Continue reading »

An Artist Has Made A Full-Size Version Of This Nissan Car Out Of Paper

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British artist Owen Gildersleeve, was approached by Nissan, to create a full-size paper replica of the JUKE. Continue reading »

Artist Adds Creative Twist To His Travel Photos with Paper Cut Outs

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When you’re travelling and visiting famous landmarks you often end up taking the same photos as everyone else. To add a little flair and creativity to his pictures, photographer Rick McCor decided to add paper cut outs to the foreground, reimagining famous locations and landmarks as something else entirely. Continue reading »

This Paper Grocery Bag Doubles As A Backpack

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Dennis Rasch and Cornelius Voss have designed PaperJohn, a new version of the traditional paper bag. Continue reading »

Skilled Ceramicist Katharine Morling Lifts Her Paper Drawings From The Page

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Katharine Morling‘s work is so good, it’s confusing. That is, it takes a moment for the brain to put together exactly what’s going on — at least my brain anyway. She describes what she does as three dimensional drawings in ceramic, and that’s bang on the money; life-sized pencil drawings that come to life, lifted from the page with consummate skill in Morling’s Deptford studio. So how does the magic happen? Continue reading »

Talented Woman Sena Runa Quits Her HR Job To Create Amazing Paper Art

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It can be terrifying to leave the security of a salaried job to pursue your passion, but this is precisely what Turkish artist Sena Runa did earlier this year. The former HR specialist now does paper quilling full time. Runa has the following advice for those yearning to do the same: Continue reading »

Intricate Paper-Cut Illustrations By Maude White

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New York-based artist Maude White creates snowflake-like paper-cut works filled with intricate details. Continue reading »

Papertrophy – Life-Size Polygon Shaped Paper Sculpture For Your Home By Holger Hoffmann

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Talented Berlin-based artist and designer, Holger Hoffmann has created another set of eye-catching DIY papercraft sculptures, this time for your home. If you are looking to give your home the much needed lift and modern touch look no further than “PaperTrophies”. Continue reading »

The “Happy Computer Icon” Stand For Iphone Made Of Paper

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A smartphone usually is laying on your desk without any additional purpose. Once I decided that it can be turned into a classic pixel icon — the «happy computer». The only thing you need is a special stand that looks like a small computer case. It took me few days to design a blueprint and now it is ready and I want to share it with everyone. Continue reading »