Category Archives: paper toy

Whimsical Paper Craft Dioramas For Editorial SM

Whimsical Paper Craft Dioramas For Editorial SM

From Buenos Aires with a degree in Graphic Design from a University within the same city, Barbara Perdiguera is currently now an illustrator and animator based out of Madrid. The the nine papercraft dioramas series showcased here is for Editorial SM (Spain). Two have been selected to appear in the annual prestigious American Illustration 31 to be published this November. The one above which reminds me of the cover of the infamous Totoro and below, of the pink bear skipping through the woods.

Arthur by Paul Mullen

Arthur by Paul Mullen

Paul Mullen is a design student from Aberdeen, Scotland who has a true passion for design, type and illustration. This character that he designed for one of his classes, Arthur, is inspired by the seagulls heard throughout Scotland. Paul pays very close attention to precision by way of paper engineering, building on his technical skills which clearly show in it's vast detail. This piece took him approximately 3 weeks to complete and by far a lovely paper craft.

FOMA Dream Studio Computer Arts Challenge

FOMA Dream Studio Computer Arts Challenge

FOMA is a Brazilian based Design Studio and Art Collective located in São Paulo. Formed by Davison Carvalho, Cristiane Higa and Gustavo Enzo, FOMA is specialized in Creative and Art Direction for brands and products in a wide range of production expertise from Identity to Broadcast Animation. Nick Carson from Computer Arts Projects UK challenged them in creating a design representing how their Dream Studio should look like, and they decided to make a mix of digital illustration incorporated with a lot of hand made paper crafted work.

Cardboard Pinhole Hasselblad by Kelly Angood

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Kelly Angood is an England based set designer and maker of both props and functional objects who has replicated a Pinhole Hasselblad based on her desire to own one herself. Only utilizing the internet and books as her point of reference, she has produced the Hasselblad on screen-printed corrugated cardboard and made it into a fully functioning replica that accepts 120 film.

Zombigotchi Paper Toy

Mikey Please has done it again and now with a short animated film entitled Zombigotchi, about a lively zombie paper toy promoting a new iPhone game.

The Pin Pals: Paper Puppets

On a recent trip to Portland, Maine I discovered these really lovely Paper Puppets designed by Canadian illustrator Sara Guindon, one of The Pin Pals, in one of the many cute DIY shops called Eli Phant.