Shotopop is a London-based design studio that features in its portfolio, several projects of paper sculptures in relief and imagination around a logo or the typography of a brand. A selection of their works is to discover in images in the gallery.
The colorful installations by the artist Travis Rice consist of thousands of shredded paper strips. According to him, the approach is similar to the Impressionist painter, but the brush stroke has been replaced by thin strips of individual paper. To discover in images.
Dutch artist John Franzen is the author of abstract canvas with waving lines carved on wooden panels. “Each Line, One Breath” is also available on copper panels and paper sheets where each line is made in one breath, in once, like an allegory of repetition, continuity and immortality.
Londoner artist Zack Mclaughlin imagines realistic sculptures of birds from wood, paper and leaves of trees. He first models in 3D all his hummingbirds and then starts to sketch a beginning of structure with a rigid and flexible wire to come up with this finale result. His work is available on his shop Etsy.
Artist Rogan Brown, known for his paper sculptures made with laser, comes back with a new creation : “Cut Microbe”. It took four months to design this artwork inspired by the shape of bacterias salmonella and ecoli bacteria in a million times taller version.
Named Transition, here is the surprising structure built, for a graduating thesis project, by the Japanese student Shoko Konishi. The Installation formed with paper tube seems trivial from the outside but gives an exceptional view of the sky when venturing inside.
Jihyun Park is a Korean artist whose main tool is an unexpected object, an incense stick. He uses delicate white rice paper in which he’s etching, point by point, beautiful landscapes. This ingenious and remarkable diversion of pointillism technique is to discover in images.
Based in São Paulo, artist Ana Strumpf is the author of the series “Re.Cover” in which she customizes in her way magazine covers such as W, Interview, Dazed & Confused, Esquire, Vogue and also I-D. With Sharpie and DecoColor pens, she draws on models’ bodies, well-known faces of actors, musicians and sportive or politic icons.
Through his series “Minding My Own Business”, Japanese artist Yuken Teruya takes old newspapers and carves little trees in relief, by using a X-Acto knife, glue and making a few folds. A delicate and poetic work exhibited at the Josée Bienvenu Gallery, in New York.
Kirsten Camara, a MCAD student has designed an analog storage facility, a handy sketch surface system. The desk has a built-in mechanism for scrolling 1,100 meters of paper, a sort of tablecloth of memory that records months or even years of random ideas.
Japanese designer Ugoita T. has decided to give life, in a surprising way, to golden inanimate origamis : he has designed little paper creatures and placed them on an electromagnetic stage that provokes synchronized movements. “Dancing Paper” is to discover through a funny video.
Adam Tram is an artist member of the Origami Vietnam group, creator of stunning paper sculptures. Very talented, he creates every kind of creatures such as dragons or dinosaurs which are to discover in the gallery.
Inspired by patterns and textures created by mountainous difference in level, Alice Allis et Gillian Toh, two Singapore-based designers have designed this stunning sculptural dress with folded paper, sculpted wood and drapery fabric affixed layer by layer. To discover in images.
In framework of editorial projects or advertising campaigns, Canadian photographer Andrew B. Myers creates interesting set design, placing in order or in disorder various kind of objects such as vegetables, fruits and pink origami birds on flashy backgrounds. To discover.
Vera van Wolferen is a Dutch artist who creates worlds and stories from miniature maquettes that she builds with only grey recycled cardboard. She draws her inspiration from stories she told and imagined to herself during her childhood. A selection of her work and impressive structures are to discover in images in the gallery.