Marcelo Daldoce is an artist who paint stunning and unusual pictures. He depicts full-size women hidden behind massive polygonal graphics and surfaces. But it’s not all, his artworks are like sculptures when he decides to fold the paper, giving beautiful reliefs matching perfectly with the drawings. To discover below.
California-based photographer Laura Plageman does not content just capturing beautiful wild landscapes images. Once the moment is photographed, she uses different techniques such as distortion, and paper collage to represent nature in its own way. An overview of her work is to be discovered in the article.
For the FIAC catalogue, Russian design studio The Bakery has designed graphic bookmarks to highlight the tactile sensations of the paper “Curious Matter” produced by Arjowiggins Creative Papers with an imagery inspired by mining and fossils. A printing on glossy paper made in England by Generation Press, to discover.
The Swedish studio BVD created on the occasion of the Swedish Design Awards magnificent origami letterform, namely a paper sculpture of the letter S, the initial of Sweden. Directed by Swedish studio with paper from Swedish wood for a Swedish design awards, this sculpture tribute to an entire nation. To discover.
Rivages is a video project by famous street-artist JR, directed by Guillaume Cagniard and produced by Les fils de. A dark black and white film, with an intense soundtrack that make the portrait of port dockers at le Havre. In this singular world, JR has painted in only 10 days with the helps of dockers, 2600 strips of paper pasted on cargo ship’s containers representing a woman’s eyes.
The compositions of painter Mondrian inspire a lot. Indeed we previously talked about the artwork of Katja Windau, and the superb pastel composition she made. Today, we present this tiny sticky notes directly inspired from the famous composition of the neoplastic painter, composed with few colored blocks spaced on a black background. A project made by Pa Design, to discover in the following.
Japanese designer and architect Yusuke Oono (whose we already have talked about previously) comes back with new paper stories that can be read and fanned on 360 degrees. For that, he combined 40 very precise images and paper sculptures to create a circular narration that can be read from different angles.
“Mother Book” is a pregnancy calendar created by Japanese ad agency Dentsu Nagoya to promote pharmaceutical company Bell-Net Obstetrics. This book details week after week the evolution of the pregnancy by visuals and paper sculptures showing the mother’s belly and breast taking relief more and more as the pages pass. The campaign encourages mothers to write their personal feelings during 40 weeks and to offer the book to their child.
Japanese artist Tomoko Takeda transforms books and literature into real pieces of art, in his series “Story Fragments”. He digs, carves and layered inside the pages of literature classics : Lewis Carroll, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry or also Jules Verne. Each sculpture echoes the story or the themes told in the books, on the principle that we “make books not to read, but to enjoy looking at”.
In the context of different branding creative work and logo design, the illustrator Tom Watkins Anders has drawn on paper and by computer a series of minimalist logo depicting miniature animals. A work featuring beautiful lighting effects and a remarkable graphic style. More in the gallery.
Wirin Chaowana is an artist designer based in Bangkok. Specialized in the art of paper, she makes by hands delicate little sculptures : she transcribes a fragile and precious universe while creating complex shapes. A compilation of her amazing work is to be discovered in the following.