Category Archives: Paper

Bill fold – dollar origami

Expert money folder Won Park has made folded some amazing origami masterpieces using US dollar bills as his medium.  Now, I’ve seen a friend fold some simple stuff using crisp packets and the like while downing a few pints in … Continue reading

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Su Blackwell – The Fairytale Princess

Another perfect Christmas present for all you romantics – or maybe you just need a new storybook for your little ones? No?  Yes of course you do!  And in that case here is the answer: the magical art of Su Blackwell coupled … Continue reading

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Rogier Wieland

A late discovery for me – but still brilliant none the less!  Rogier Wieland – Dutch stop motion genius with many clients, but with super-cool notebook maker Moleskin as a patron it would seem considering the portfolio of clips that they … Continue reading

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Jen Stark: Miami Nice

No rest for wicked? Just when the Miami based artist Jen Stark thought she could have a lie down – her current exhibition To the Power of at the Martha Otero gallery in LA has been extended for an extra month … Continue reading

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Paper plane perfection

I’ve touched on the subject of art appropriation in previous posts – and here is another fabulous example. In this case it isn’t an existing work of art that has been appropriated but rather a piece of mechanical technology. Specialist printers and … Continue reading

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Friar tuck (and fold)

Even at 92 years of age, Father Magnus Wenninger is still at the top of his game.  He is both a catholic monk and a renowned mathematician but is equally recognised as a builder par excellence of paper polyhedrons and … Continue reading

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Debra Folz – The Whole Story

Photography, bookbinding, paper and beautifully engineered design all rolled into one.  The Whole Story albums are perfect product development in my view.  I’ve seen similar variants, albeit more traditionally designed (ie. less the engineered folds on the cover), at my … Continue reading

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