Technicolor Miniatures of Everyday Life Handcrafted in Paper

Technicolor Miniatures of Everyday Life Handcrafted in Paper - Sea Plane

LULO is a playful design and paper goods brand based in Singapore and run by Cheryl Teo. She is a visual artist and designer that works mainly with paper and tactile design. With a knack for all things quirky and handcrafted, LULO was conceived out of her desire to share a small (but crazy) part of herself with everyone. These adorably vibrant paper sculptures give you a miniaturized glimpse into aspects of everyday life, from riding the metro, to enjoying some food for lunch, or even click clacking at the keys on your laptop.
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Paper Craft Stop Motion Animation Advertisement for Epidemic Sound

Paper Craft Stop Motion Animation Advertisement for Epidemic Sound

We are already familiar with the talents of Todd Watts, a graphic designer and animator based in Melbourne, Australia. You may remember the series of manipulated books depicting his favorite stories, transformed imaginative works of art. As we fast forward to this year, he had been honing his paper design skills with the team at SNASK, where they were approached by music licensing company – Epidemic Sound to collaborate in creating a stop-motion, paper crafted animation. We all know music can make or break an animation, so they lead with a resounding HELL YEAH!
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Finely Cut Paper Art Looks Like Beautifully Inked Illustrations

Finely Cut Paper Art Looks Like Beautifully Inked Illustrations

San Francisco-based artist Kanako Abe creates hand-cut, intricate paper art, that at first glance look like pen drawings. She started working with paper in 2012 when learning the Japanese art of Ise-katagami—a traditional stencil technique used for complex designs on Kimono fabric. Abe uses the same Japanese Ise-katagami cutting tools but on black paper, in addition to an X-Acto knife, a cutting mat, and—most importantly—incredible patience. The resulting hand-cut creations depict woodland animals and mystical forests that explore “everyday moments and thoughts.”
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Artist Creates Playful Portraits in Minimal Paper

Kristoffer Marchi Creates Playful Portraits in Minimal Paper

Photographer Kristoffer Marchi has created a beautiful series of unique fashion portraits with the use of minimally shaped paper sculptures. By decorating his subject with paper tubes, curved sheets, or fused origami structures, Marchi combines sculpture with both fun and drama.
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Nostalgia-Inducing Classic Cameras Precisely Folded From Paper

Nostalgia-Inducing Classic Cameras Precisely Folded From Paper

TROPEN ADORO — year: 1927; manufacturer: zeiss ikon germany; lens: dominar anastigmat f4.5/135mm

These intricately-crafted paper sculptures, by Seoul-based artist Lee Jihee, represent a colorful series of vintage cameras portrayed in a contemporary fashion. From a 1952 leica IIIf red dial, and its enormous paper flash attachment, to a 1927 Tropen Adoro, and its accordion-like form, Lee Jihee carefully handcrafts vibrant paper pieces and assembles them into life-sized vintage photo machines.
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Miniature Bird Illustrations in Cut Paper Beautifully Detailed in Watercolor

Miniature Bird Illustrations in Cut Paper Beautifully Detailed in Watercolor

There are a fair share of beautiful miniature paper works featured throughout the site, all inspiring and unique in their own way, so upon seeing these detailed cut paper illustrations of birds up close, featuring NVillustration was a must. NVIllustration is a design studio based in India run by the talented duo Nayan Shrimali and Vaishali Chudasama. Their body of work is comprised of jewelry, dioramas and lately a dedicated series of miniature bird illustrations in cut paper and watercolor for a 30 day challenge.
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Vibrant Botanical Cut Paper Illustrations Handcrafted for Sargs IPA Beer

Vibrant Botanical Cut Paper Illustrations Handcrafted for Sargs IPA Beer

Hula Estudio is a full service graphic design studio based in Spain. They were tasked in creating a package design that described the essence of Sargs IPA, and they did just that. Inspired by the aromas found in this fruity craft beer, they ‘handcrafted’ a vibrant botanical illustration incorporating the lush details of the jungle out of layered paper cutouts.

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Intricate Hand-Cut Paper Artwork Inspired By Nature And Architecture

Pippa Dyrlaga's Intricate Hand-Cut Paper Artwork Inspired By Nature And Architecture

Pippa Dyrlaga is a paper cutting artist, whose work is often comprised of delicate works inspired by nature, birds and architecture around where she currently lives in Hebden Bridge, England. “My paper cut works are mostly cut from a single sheet of paper,” she mentions in her artist statement, “They are first drawn out by hand on the reverse of the paper, and then hand cut using a scalpel, and can take hours to complete. The process is just as important to me as the finished product.”

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British Designer Liam Hopkins Creates A Full-Sized Cardboard Car For ŠKODA

British Designer Liam Hopkins Creates A Full-Sized Cardboard Car For ŠKODA

To celebrate the launch of ŠKODA’s karoq, the czech automobile manufacturer has created the ‘world’s most child friendly SUV’ built entirely out of cardboard. The ‘kid karoq’ takes direction from research ŠKODA research asking 1,000 under-11s what they’d pack into their perfect car and features a game-console, touch screens, a ball pit, slide, speakers and WIFI.

Created by british designer and maker Liam Hopkins of studio, Lazerian – which specializes in cardboard design – the kid karoq was inspired by findings that almost three-quarters of children have built their own cardboard creations. It took ten weeks and a total of 600 hours to painstaking build this papercraft masterpiece that is exactly the same size as the real car: 4.4 metres long and 1.6 metres tall.
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Artist Creates Quirky Illustrations Using An iPhone and Some Paper

Anshuman Ghosh Creates Quirky Illustrations Using An iPhone and Some Paper

Anshuman Ghosh is a visual artist based in South Africa who creates quirky illustrations that revolve around his iPhone. He finds suitable inspiration from everyday occurrences, common observations and more importantly, things that he loves. Each cut paper illustration casts the illusion that his phone is something that it is not, using brightly colored drawings that have been cut up and layered into these fun and newly transformed scenarios. His vibrant ideas are both simple and clever, like two classics such as the Rubix Cube being sliced and transformed into a Tetris game or a paper being shredded into the iPhone only leaving the strips on screen. All in all his talents definitely will leave a smile on your face.
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