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“A play of solids and voids as well as content and proportions, the wispy creations explore the notion of an unseen network of energetic motions while illustrating the transient quality of a single moment.” — Designboom
Scottish-born, Paris based Georgia Russell is no amateur when it comes to manipulating photographs into rhythmic textural images by way of paper under the knife. Her pieces transport you to different times and evoke countless emotions that add to the narrative of each piece.
Damian O’Hara, a Northern Irish graphic designer currently living in France, created a paper cut poster to promote an arts festival in London called Fairy Tales and Monsters. The illustration is based on dreaming and the monsters and fairy tales that can fill our heads. Within this piece he has referenced 25 different fairy tales and a few classic old movie monsters. He wanted to go for an organic feel having the imagery be woven, similar to ones weaving imagination when being told a story.
French paper artist Daniel Mar does an exquisite job of bringing his paper cut and sculpted pieces to life. With an earlier passion for photography fueling his inspiration, he recreates these scenes of everyday life that are in most cases very clever and playful.
Zim and Zou is a french graphic design studio comprised of Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann based in Nancy (France). Since Christmas is just around the corner this couldn’t be a better time to showcase their latest piece — a holiday greeting card entitled Paper Forest created in collaboration with Seeonee for Grant Thornton.
“Soul soul! Imagine your own story with our paper-sims curious breakfast.
Go on and be creative!”
Murmure is a communication design company based out of France. Their recent project entitled ‘Pochoirs’, directly translated to stencil, utilizes various sized circles in a hole punching technique to convey forms and faces that react to the background that they are placed over.
The faces shown here pop of the page when placed against a normal white background, naturally piquing ones curiosity. The simplicity and abstractness of the forms elude to the conceptual relationship between space and body. Continue reading