I’ve previously posted folded paper geometric animal sculptures before. However, the simplicity of these designs by Buenos Aires-based artists Carolina Silvero and Juan Elizalde makes them unique.Continue Reading..
While studying graphic design in college, German artist Peter Dahmen was given an assignment to create a 3D object out of paper. Though he loved the task and the opportunity to work with his favourite medium, there was one problem: he didn’t have a safe way of transporting the finished product to class.Continue Reading..
We often think of pop-up books as a simple way to entertain kids (or at least we did before the iPad came along). However, they can be so much more than that. When done well, pop-up books can be engaging, imaginative, and even works of artistic brilliance. If you want the nostalgia of turning the pages to a new 3D world, the you’ll want to check out these sculptures by British artist Su Blackwell. Continue Reading..
It’s believed the first paper might have been brought to 6th century Japan by Buddhist monks. The first real mention of the origami art-form comes from a reference in a 1680 poem. Traditional the art allowed for irregularly shaped pieces of paper and some cutting. 100 years later, the influence of German techniques meant that those who make origami creations now preferred folding with no cutting.Continue Reading..