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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.
Super You is a fun customizable paper toy that Matthew Hawkins created for Kohl’s and Children’s Mercy’s S.T.A.R. Power program. Matthew imagined Super You to encourages kids to imagine themselves as a superhero by creating their very own action figure. Then it’s time to get up and get active with Super You!
Kansas City based toy designer Matthew Hawkins loves to create whimsical, animated, colorful and beautiful papertoys. He runs the wonderful blog custompapertoys.com and showcases a beautiful collection of work on his behance profile. Continue reading
Scott Hazard is Raleigh-based artist and landscape architect who by way of torn portals in photographs, layers them to produce mysterious scenes giving way to the smoke from a chimney, clouds, or a portal into the unknown.
Jim Doran is a self-taught artist based out of Baltimore, Maryland that creates miniature paper worlds in his spare time. He makes these insanely tiny dioramas from recycled containers from small Altoids to sardine canisters complete with little inked paper drawings, which are then cut out and layered into what you see here.
Texas based photographer Cara Barer puts a new meaning in book art through her colorful sculptures out of discarded phone books, computer manuals, maps and the like that she transforms and then photographs. Her inspiration stems from a random encounter where she discovered a rain-soaked Yellow Pages. From there she began her practice and dove into the search for books as well alternate methods of manipulating their appearance.
The One Bit Experience is a web experiment created by Leon Hong and Camile Orillaneda that lets you dive into the creativity and imagination they have instilled in this stunning introduction to their paper crafted website.
“I define what I do as drawing with a knife. when I cut paper, it is a visceral reaction and natural response to my roots and affection for precision, detail, and subtlety.” — Bovey Lee
You may remember our introduction of Bovey Lee some time ago where we showcased her mastery of working with Chinese rice paper on silk all hand cut with delicate patience to produce these divinely intricate and beautiful works. She now has a new series that is just as stunning if not even more.
Ana Serrano is a Mexican-American designer from Los Angeles who utilizes a variety of different mediums to capture the essence of those in low socioeconomic positions, with particular focus on the customs and beliefs, as well as the architecture, fashion, and informal economies present within these segments of society.
David Trujillo is a native of Ecuador currently residing in Portland, Oregan as an Interactive Designer for Wieden+Kennedy. He was asked to transform our everyday interpretation of a bean and plum through graphic abstraction of color, texture, and 3D paperboard package design. In the final result he was able to bring them to their simplest form which in turn transformed them into abstract three-dimensional versions of the food products.