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Quilled Designs by Ann Martin of All Things Paper

Quilled Designs by Ann Martin of All Things Paper Jewelry

Talented Delaware-based quilling paper artist and blogger Ann Martin, who explores the worlds of creative paper art and paper craft, has been kind enough to share her work with our viewers. After seeing an article about quilling in a magazine, Ann embarked on her journey to explore this newfound skill. The coils and scrolls drew her in and ultimately piqued her interest in making these incredible and beautiful pieces from just paper and glue. At the time, she didn't know anyone who made quilling art, so she learned from books and online tutorials. From this, she wanted to share her love of paper crafting and thus the All Things Paper blog was born.

Perfil Magazine: Green Edition

Perfil Magazine: Green Edition

Here is a lovely advertising series representing the Green Edition of Perfil Magazine by Costa Rican based design studio Osopez. I love the oversized origami animals, created by German Chacón, that are showcased with their pieces having different colors, it definitely makes for an interestingly unique and very vibrant editorial.

Entfaltung: Collapsible Fashion

Jule Waibel Entfaltung: Collapsible Fashion

Enfaltung, which in german harbors many meanings: unfold, expand or develop, is the basis of this Master's thesis project created by german native Jule Waible for her Design Products program at the Royal College of Art. This series features a yellow dress that transformes its shape dependent upon the movement of the body, a green expandable accordion styled bag and an orange umbrella which all use a style referred to as origami tessellation. It is exactly that in which it describes along with the magic of the source of her inspiration, Mary Poppin's enchanted bag. "Collapsible structures reflect how our world is constantly changing," she writes. "My response is to use folding as part of my design process."

Bea Szenfeld: Haute Papier Spring/Summer 2014

Bea Szenfeld: Haute Papier Spring/Summer 2014

You may remember the amazing paper collection of intricate fashion motifs in various colors, styles and execution entitled Sur La Plage by talented fashion designer Bea Szenfeld, where she took a medium like paper and transformed it into a robust and risque display that even I would be excited to wear.

In her latest fashion collection for Spring/Summer 2014 entitled Haute Papier, Bea has rose to the occasion to deliver an exquisite array of uniquely sculpted pieces with a theme that also incorporates the animal kingdom in, yes you guessed it, paper. I love the playful aspects of the way she chose to dress the models, especially the animals which showcased teddies, bearskins, elephants and even lions. This definitely by far the most impressive fashion display we have yet to feature on that is made of paper in its entirety.

MythoUrbanism

MythoUrbanism

MythoUrbanism is a personal project by Berlin-based designer Oliver "Ollanski" Bieräugel that showcases a merging the fashion between the Gods of mythology and our modern day urban wear. Here we have featured golden sneakers, a gun and a baseball cap with small accents of olive branches throughout the design. I especially love the gold paper mixed with the vibrant neon yellow, as it adds a nice touch to the merging of two very different eras. More importantly, I can't believe that it's made entirely out of paper!

Nintai: Origami-Inspired Geometric Dresses

Nintai: Origami-Inspired Geometric Dresses These dresses were created by Uruguay based designers Mercedes Arocena and Lucia Benitez for their thesis project. During their research about generations of civilizations they discovered that most garments were built out of rectangles and squares. That lead them to creating this line, "Nintai"--patience in Japanese, which utilizes geometrical figures as the basis of development for these origami-inspired dresses. Their collection uses the aspects of origami such as folding, creasing and building of the structures out of rectangles and patterns without the use of paper.

These dresses were created by Uruguay based designers Mercedes Arocena and Lucia Benitez for their thesis project. During their research about generations of civilizations they discovered that most garments were built out of rectangles and squares. That lead them to creating this line, "Nintai"--patience in Japanese, which utilizes geometrical figures as the basis of development for these origami-inspired dresses. Their collection uses the aspects of origami such as folding, creasing and building of the structures out of rectangles and patterns without the use of paper.

Nordik Impakt’s Electro-Phosphorescent Paper Glasses

Nordik Impakt Electro-Phosphorescent Paper Glasses

If you remember Murmure's last project we feature Pochoirs, then you can recall the detail and innovative aspects brought to the making of a hole punched portrait. Murmure agency has now developed conceptual products surrounding an electronic music event called The Nordik Impakt Festival, where they utilized electro-phosphorescence and paper to make awesome glow-in-the-dark glasses.

BANGERS by StudioSpass

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StudioSpass is a visual communication office located in the heart of Rotterdam/NL run by Jaron Korvinus & Daan Mens. They were commissioned to do a photography series and printwork for Bangers, a monthly Boemklatsch club night at cultural stage EKKO, Utrecht. For each edition StudioSpass handcrafted an ‘explosive’ mask made of cardboard along with a setting.

SPLASH Dubai 2013 Calendar

SPLASH Dubai 2013 Calendar

The Makerie Studio, commissioned by fashion label Splash Dubai, has created this oversized faceted paper heart, brain, lungs and eye made with reflective papers, for Lucia Giancani's shot of Room 2013 for their 2013 calendar.

Origami-Inspired Inflatable Scarves by Monomatopee

Origami-Inspired Fashion by Monomatopee

Japan-based company Monomatopee, has created origami-inspired scarves that are able to transform into inflatable geometric forms. The scarves originally come packed flat and can be inflated by simply blowing air into them. The fabric itself feels like paper and can then be shaped how you like along their textile triangles to make different shapes, such as a bow-tie or round floral bud. The scarfs retail for 11,500 yen, which is around $150 USD.