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Marcelo Kato Creates Colorful Mediterranean Sea Inspired Cut Paper Illustrations

Marcelo Kato Creates Colorful Mediterranean Sea Inspired Cut Paper Illustrations - Golden Dragon

From the magnificent depths of his imagination, Brazilian paper artist Marcelo Kato handcrafts visually breathtaking layered paper illustrations that are so intricately detailed, you literally have to look just a bit closer... WOW! This fantasy world, Marcelost World, is a parallel universe he manifested years ago after a cruise through the Mediterranean Sea. From there, the style of his art was drastically influenced, where the sea creatures and patterned motifs in their vibrant colors are all clearly reminiscent of the Mediterranean. Each detail down to the bricks in the architecture of 'Golden Dragon' featured above, each lain side by side and meticulously placed, or the itty bitty scales on each fish layered ever so perfect down to their fun patterned outfits in 'Golden Coral' below is absolutely mind-boggling!

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Interview with Weaving Paper Artist Julie VonDerVellen

Interview with Weaving Paper Artist Julie VonDerVellen

You may be familiar with the incredible woven paper shoes that Julie VonDerVellen created a while back. I'm excited to showcase a familiar feature this time around to give a more in depth look into her background and how she came to this very delicate paper craft. Within this interview are some of her latest works, a clock series, woven tapestries and of course the shoes from her earlier work. Through her art, she experiments with various techniques that require hours of problem solving to achieve the results that hold true to the nature of her unique storytelling.

10 Valentine’s Day Ideas For Your Loved Ones


In the past we have had some gear-like jewelry, a pixel pop-up card and even a mechanical greeting card. Who says you can't be creative! As the infamous Valentine's Day draws near and proves to be a special occasion, for some, I have decided to feature some various works that you can either DIY (do it yourself), purchase online or just sit back and admire. Also featured below is a video of the image above. ENJOY!

Steampunk Valentine – Mechanical Greeting Card


With a fascination for machines, especially those with wheels, similar to the ones found in Clockwork Love Jewelry, Bradley N. Litwin discovered his passion for the function surrounding mechanical design. He is inspired not only by the beauty of the geometric relationships of each moving part, but also in how they are assembled and juxtaposed, as predicated by their function within a system, and the evolution of mechanical design.

From that passion he has developed MechaniCards®, which are miniature, hand-operated, kinetic sculptures, designed and produced in limited edition. This piece, Steampunk Valentine, is the second MechaniCard® design introduced in 2013. It is a combination of Victorian mechanophilia and futuristic fantasy, in a timeless and plaintive pursuit of romantic bliss.



Lo Siento designed a special packaging label design made entirely out of paper for the "Ensaimadas": The spiral-shaped pastry typical of Mallorca. This project was commisioned by Ensaimadart for the 50th anniversary of the Amadip.Esment association.

Clockwork Love Jewelry by Tjep

Clockwork Love Jewelry by Tjep - Wings

Happy Valentine's Day! What better way to bring in the day of love then with some stunning paper, yes paper, clocks in various shapes of hearts. Clockwork Love is a jewelry collection designed by Tjep that evenly and consistently combines a great multitude of graphic elements in a multitude of layers. It consists of 6 timepieces that express the different moods of the heart in frozen mechanical arrangements as if they were portraits immobilized in time. Through liberal use of symbolic references they represent such themes as fragility, passion, uncertainty and desire.

Clockwork Paper by United Fakes

Clockwork-Paper_06 Clockwork Paper—Illustration work for PDL Cigarette Papers advertisings on specialized press created by United Fakes. See their Making Of: