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Classic cameras made with paper
  • Classic cameras made with paper

  • Korean paper artist Lee Ji-hee turned classic cameras into one of his subjects. Photography lovers will recognize the expensive Foton still camera by American manufacturer Bell & Howell launched in 1948, and its legendary competitor, the Leica IIIF conceived by camera-guru Oskar Barnack (the inventor of the 35 [...]
  • Chinese screen with paper fans

  • The Chinese screen designed by Yuan Yuan, founder of Rooy design studio, uses the moon-shaped fans that symbolize union and happiness in ancient Chinese poetry and calligraphy. Dating back some 5,000 years this particular hand fans were originally made in silk and used as a decoration piece to the emperor's honor gua[...]
  • Mail Box Graph Envelopes

  • Present&Correct unveiled its latest must-have present collection: a super neat box of 20 graphic paper envelopes, in five different sizes. The series is meant for sending, collecting and collating. The different shaped flaps are gummed, with one string/washer closure. The Mail Box Graph Envelopes have optional [...]
  • Do-it-yourself ink toolkit

  • To return to sustainable printing, Kaj Niegmann designed a do-it-yourself ink toolkit: a self powered letterpress that prints business cards, merchandise tags, and other small designs. The press encourages small scale production and sustainability in printing. It was presented within the exhibition “Now/Then” by th[...]
  • David Bowie in our letters

  • The British Royal Mail adds a new pillar to its Music Giants Special Stamp series, with a tribute to David Bowie. The special issue features also several limited edition David Bowie souvenirs, some of which come in only 950 pieces, alongside the Special Stamps, First Day Covers and Presentation Pack. The decision w[...]
  • Paper city is still growing

  • Charles Young began his Paperholm project in August 2014, and his paper city is still growing. As a daily project he creates little buildings that slowly grow into a dreamy urbanscape. Most of his creations are accompanied by short animated gifs that illustrate their function: each new piece is designed, built, photo[...]
Organic Origami
  • Organic Origami

  • Find inspiration in the wondrous shapes and colors of the Organic Origami series by Serbian artist Goran Konjevod. As a former matematician and computer-science university professor, he dedicated the last ten years exploring the possibility of original work in origami. Most of his pieces are abstract shapes naturally[...]
  • Joan Rojeski: the reborn of sticky notes

  • Joan Rojeski design agency redesigned sticky notes in a project for Normann Copenhagen. Inspired by origami, these funny small pieces transform into 3D objects to share messages in many different ways. The collection is part of the stationary set that the Danish company named “Daily Fiction”. The studio has developed[...]
  • Paper wonders

  • Multicolored graphics, dreamlike landscapes, abstract fashion designs, complex perforated patterns and immersive scenographies. Take a look at the hypnotic works of these artists and designers, definitely committed to the paper universe. Amy Genser – uses paper as a pigment and is obsessed by texture, pattern and [...]