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Over the past year, Netherlands-based artist Jeroen van Kesteren has been constructing these unbelievable airships as part of a series titled Orphanage for Lost Adventures. Each structure is made from cardboard, aluminum foil, adhesives, and an assortment of papers used for sails and propellers, the whimsical flying machines have a distinct steampunk essence. Ranging from about 40 to 50 centimeters tall, each piece takes rougly about a month to make.
Virginia based artist Eric Standley has a body of work, as we have seen previously, that consists of compositions that use upwards of 250 sheets of colorful laser-cut archival paper that have been carefully layered and can take almost a year to produce. These laser-cut masterpieces, reminiscent of stained glass windows, are inspired by geometry found in Gothic and Islamic architectural ornamentation in an attempt to capture a reverence for the infinite. "I am interested in the conceptual migration from the permanence and massiveness of stone to the fragility and intimacy of paper," he mentions in an artist statement. You can see just how astounding his works are from this latest series, but also the video below captures the true awe inspiring wow factor of how incredibly detailed these works truly are.New Intricate Stained Glass Windows from Colorful Laser Cut Paper (Video) seen first on on Strictlypaper
You may remember the incredible 1:60 scale reproduction of a Boeing 777 completely made of manila folders, which blew us all away! Well it seems like Luca Iaconi-Stewart, along with advertising agency Dentsu Möbius, has created yet another astounding replica of a paper plane for Singapore Airlines. This campaign was developed to demonstrate the meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail that Singapore Airlines brings to their airliners, through the making of a highly detailed aircraft model made entirely of recycled manila folders. Be sure to watch the video below!
In the past we have seen Daniel Agdag's imagination run wild with his miniature as well as grand scale works featured here on Strictlypaper, as of late he has created some even more astonishing pieces, all meticulously handcrafted out of cardboard. These works include that of a rollercoaster, ornate airships, fantastical instruments and amazing houses!
Zim and Zou has been widely featured throughout the site, from paper usb to chef's masks made from food. This colorful paper craft series was designed for the re-opening of the Hermès store located in Beverly Hills on Rodeo Drive. This series is comprised of three window displays in three different colors, one in blue, one in green and the last in purple, all showcasing various architectural scenes representing the lost city of Atlantis.
Auditoire, a Paris-based consulting agency in event communications, has created the first ever projection mapping pop-up greeting card that uses a smartphone as its video projector. In “Carte de Voeux 2014,” Auditoire projects light animations and video onto a card that opens into the facade of famous architectural buildings in Paris, Shanghai and Doha. Be sure to check out the video below.
London-based architecture studio Orproject has installed a forest of illuminated paper trees that sync together to form a continuous canopy at a gallery in New Delhi India. The installation, called Vana, which means forest in Sanskrit, is a series which embodies the basic forms of nature and features four trunk-like structures designed to mimic natural growth patterns. To achieve this, the team developed a series of algorithms that mimic the veins that are found in leaves.
The Makerie Studio, using one of the most versatile and beautiful mediums, paper, has teamed up with Director André Gidoin to magically bring one of these worlds to life, by creating and filming a hand made paper Zoetrope.
Inspired by an architecture class in high school where he was assigned to create simple paper models using cut paper manilla folders, San Francisco-based designer Luca Iaconi-Stewart embarked on a journey to construct a 1:60 scale reproduction of a Boeing 777 using techniques acquired through this class. This took place in 2008, when he was only a junior in high school.
Christina Lihan, who was formally trained as an architect, has created these astoundingly detailed architectural reliefs by intricately hand cutting paper. Her works are mostely sculptural, three-dimensional reliefs of skyscrapers, cityscapes, historic buildings, and European and American landmarks. Throughout her process she carves, cuts, scores, bends and folds watercolor paper by hand to form facades that come alive with shadows, texture, light and details.