Tag Archives: cardboard
José Santamarina is a renowned Spanish graphic designer who has created the series entitled N O V U K…, hand crafted shadowboxes filled with intricate geometric forms robust in color. Most are made from fine cardboard which are all
Michael Murphy is a Georgia-based artist who creates incredible multilayered sculptures, one of which was created for TIME Magazine for their iPad edition of their annual Person of the Year issue out of cardboard. Murphy designed a huge 8′ X 6′ X 7′ cardboard sculpture of President Barack Obama consisting of 66 hand-cut cardboard plates suspended from above, the sculpture is meant to take on different meaning depending on your vantage point.
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.
Daniel Agdag is a Melbourne based artist and filmmaker who creates meticulous industrial objects out of just, believe it or not, cardboard. These complex sets are cut into manageable pieces using a surgical scalpel and assembled intuitively by hand using wood glue without any detailed plans or drawings. He describes his process as being a kin to that of drawing in three dimensions with cardboard.
Bartek Elsner is a Berlin based freelance art director and multi-disciplinary designer with a focus on digital communication. What we love most about him: He is insanely good in building really stylish cardboard sculptures.
This giant cardboard ghettoblaster was build to promote the International Radio Festival 2012 in Zurich / Switzerland. The huge boombox is sourrounding the car. The Mini is the battery for the powerful sound which you can see from the backside.
Designer Vadim Kibardin created the low paper armchair “Black Paper 37” out of 37 paper layers and 20 details of gofer cardboard. The armchair is a result of experiments with various materials and exploration of the co-existence of, ‘Chaos and Sequence’.
I’m sure some of us have seen some pretty amazing installations in the past whether it be large or small, there are some extremely talented artists out there who deserve some praise. Kiel Johnson happens to be one of those artists and should be duly noted thanks to his astounding installation entitled “Everyone’s an Architect” for TEDActive 2012.
You may remember Mandy Smith‘s incredible Amsterdam-inspired masterpiece of an astoundingly intricate morphed house of paper, complete with the detailing inside for her short film entitled “The Move”. It seems she has made an update to her site recently and has included some new fashion pieces. This in particular was based on the classic Brothers Grimm tale of Rumpelstiltskin. The dress is made entirely from baking paper and the wheel from cardboard, the room and props are all designed, created and painted by hand.
Caine is a 9 year old boy who built an elaborate cardboard arcade inside his dad’s used auto parts store. At first, business was slow—that is, until his first customer, filmmaker Nirvan Mullick, was inspired to organize a flashmob through Facebook and Reddit, sending a slew of worthy gamers upon Caine’s Arcade and capturing the magic day in a wonderful short film. Caine’s inventive spirit and his simple and creative cardboard Arcades are truly inspiring. We hope you enjoy the short film as much as we do!
Have you ever seen a fountain made of cardboard? Probably not, or in most cases not as extravagant and awesome as this! James Grashow hails from Brooklyn, where we reside, and he has a wide range of projects from large scale environmental installations to delicate houseplants. With this in particular, I’m hoping I have the pleasure of seeing one of his installations in New York.