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Newspaper Animal Sculpture

Reading Time: 2 minutes Japanese paper artist Chie Hitotsuyama skilfully creates textured sculptures of animals using a technique involving rolled strips of wet newspaper. The unique application of each newspaper segment proves to be an eeffective method of forming the wild fur of snow monkeys or the density of scales found on the back of an iguana. For Hitotsuyama, these details […]

Books are the best escape

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian artist Guy Laramée transforms thick stacks of vintage books into beautiful models of snow-capped mountains and valleys, depicting the “erosion of culture”. A recurring theme in all his works is how our modern society is replacing print in favor of digital systems. Each sculpture in his latest series, titled Desert of Unknowing, is created […]

What IF design…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Studio Bruch is an Austria-based graphic design studio focusing on brand development, editorial design, and packaging design. Their team was recently asked to create a bright and flexible brand system for Infinitive Factory, which can be applied to different media and proportions. Infinitve Factory is a first class letterpress printing house. They are best known for an exceptional quality […]

Cheeky Typographic Art

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lisa Maltby, a designer based in Sheffield, has been working in the creative industry for over 10 years. Understanding  she has received her fair share of criticism from both acquaintances and other creative professionals. Lisa states on her website: “It can be quite a challenge to push your work as a freelance creative when it is subject […]

All Things Paper

Reading Time: 2 minutes Barcelona-based paper artist Raya Sader Bujana has created a series of sleek paper figures for an Olympic-themed stock photography shoot. These were created in collaboration with photographer Leo García Méndez. Some of these sports illustrated paper figures are made up of up to 150 pieces of cut paper and joint by 3mm separators to create […]

Illustrations you wooden believe

Reading Time: 2 minutes American designer and printmaker, Luke O’Sullivan, has created a series of extraordinary miniature cities from illustrations and wood carvings. Luke describes his works as “the intersection of built environments and subterranean systems.” Through the application of screen-printed drawings on wood, metal, and other flat surfaces he creates architecturally based sculptures. Luke says he draws inspiration from dystopian […]

If fonts were food

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lithuania-based visual communication studio primprim created a series that imagines what types of foods certain fonts would be. In the series, titled Taste the Font, primprim refer to the font, Times, “as traditional as fried eggs”. Comic Sans as rounded as marshmallows, and other fonts in their various matching foot counterparts. The exhibit was also completed […]

Creative Cups of Coffee

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finally, some art the more clumsy among us can appreciate! Singapore-based artists Jenn Perng and Ink Julep have created a series of adorable postcards that are only complete with coffee stains. (Good news for those of us who are prone to spillage) Perfect for writing in a cafe, over coffee with friends or during your […]