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Becoming a widely known collage artist amongst a broad spectrum of features such as Wired US, The Guardian and New York Times along with projects such as Orange, Toyota and Gap and having been exhibited in London, Beijing and even our current residence Brooklyn, it would seem that Ciara Phelan wouldn’t need much of an introduction.
However, I’m more than happy to introduce such a talent to our blog as Ciara. She is a freelance designer and illustrator who particularly enjoys collecting vintage ephemera and cutting things out of paper and assembling them into visual explosions of color, shape and texture. Without further adieu please enjoy getting to know a little more about amazing collage artist Ciara Phelan.
Martin Hunt is a Math graduate and software engineer currently living in London, who made these awesome origami pieces modeled after Star Wars.
Working for legendary photographer Andrew Barter, The Makerie Studio created an intricate puzzle in the shape of a globe for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 2012 promotional campaign. The puzzle pieces slot together to form a complete globe, with each section supporting a country.
In collaboration with Moo for their Luxe Project, Helen Friel designed this beautiful series inspired by Oliver Byrne’s 1847 version of Euclid’s Element, which are also very reminicent of Piet Mondrian paintings. These were created for ‘an initiative that teams creatives with Luxe Business Cards, and helps good causes as well. Each designer’s collection is showcased for a month with 100% of net proceeds from sales going to the designer’s charity of choice.’ Her cards can be purchased on the site and be sure to check out the interview about the project as well.
Just in time for Halloween, horror-film enthusiast Marc Hagan-Guirey has made these papercut versions of famous haunted houses, in a series he calls Horrorgami. He’s already created four houses from horror films and T.V. shows: The Shining, The Amityville Horror, The Exorcist, and The Addams Family. He plans to make 13 houses total and display them in an exhibition in London. This specific technique is called kirigami, where the piece is both cut and folded to make the desired piece.
From thousands upon thousands of hole punched paper dots from magazine articles that are painstakingly collaged together with a set of tweezers and an incredible amount of patience, Nikki Douthwaite creates these astoundingly detailed portraits.
Air Tattoo is a collection of wearable art pieces designed by Logical Art for decorating body and clothes. Each wearer would have a delicate and original drawing designed by Logical Art. Just recently they were funded on Kickstarter to put them in production. Stay tuned for updated information on where to purchase so you can add a little pizzazz to your wardrobe.
Hailing as a supremely talented illustrator and designer based out of London whose work ranges from editorial spreads to book covers to animations which incorporate strong techniques in hand-crafted typography and paper crafting, Owen Gildersleeve is far an few in between when it comes to showcasing talent.
With several accolades over the years and his undeniable rise in his field he definitely has a knack for the finer detailing in his work. I completely admire him and he is truly inspiring so I am more than pleased to share our interview with him here today. Enjoy!
Here is a new work of the London cityscape from talented paper artist Andy Singleton.
Nearly Normal is a Production Studio based out of London, founded by Saulo Jamariqueli and Jaime Kiss, with over 25 years of combined international creative experience producing a wide array of projects including Motion Graphics, Stop Motion Animation, VFX, Editing, Branding, Art Direction, Illustration, Packaging, Interactive Projects, Viral, Print. They basically can do close to anything!
The project featured here is their latest work entitled “The Wolf I Used To Be” where they wanted to do a collaborative project where everyone could participate and contribute with ideas and time along the way. Everything in the short film was created by Nearly Normal including all characters handmade by paper engineer Cintia Bertaccini, the music as well as editing and post-production. The project proves to be a success be a beautifully done stop-motion animation. Continue reading