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Papercraft
Papercraft

Intricate Paper Cutouts of Animals Are Impossibly Detailed

Pippa Dyrlaga takes a knife to her drawings to create incredible paper silhouettes.
Andrew Salomone
5.18.17
Papercraft
Papercraft

Inspired by Pop-Up Books, This Paper Engineer Creates Giant 3D Sculptures

Artist Matthew Shlian creates large, mesmerizing sculptures inspired by origami, kirigami, and papercraft.
DJ Pangburn
3.7.17
Design
Design

You Can Now Build Your Own Mini Miyazaki Sets

New paper craft kit lets you recreate your favorite scenes from 'Spirited Away.'
Francesca Cacapossela
6.9.16
Art
Art

Textbooks Get Twisted in a New Paper Installation

Carved textbook busts and a giant binder clip dragon make a statement about education in the U.S. and China.
Beckett Mufson
1.13.16
Art
Art

Insta of the Week: Li Hongbo's Distorted Paper Bust

We can't look away.
Beckett Mufson
1.8.16
Design
Design

The Animated Paper World of Ollanski & Cris

When a paper engineer meets a stop motion animator, magical things can happen.
Noémie Jennifer
10.22.15
Music
Music

A Physicist Is Crafting MIDI Controllers Out of Paper

Using conductive ink and capacitive touch, singer Cornelia and scientist Kate Stone can effectively turn any surface into a MIDI controller.
Kevin Holmes
6.15.15
Art
Art

Giant Paper Creatures Cut Down the Food Industry

A papercraft critique comes into full-view in Zim & Zou’s paper-sculpture installation for Milan Expo 2015.
Sami Emory
5.22.15
Art
Art

Breathe Easier Around These Stress-Reducing Paper Light Sculptures

These otherworldly 'plants' will melt the stress right out of you.
Beckett Mufson
5.8.15
Art
Art

Abstract Origami Is More Than Crumpled Paper

Keiko Mori makes ephemeral origami sculptures that don't hold form for long—but their impermanence makes them beautiful.
Beckett Mufson
4.9.15
Art
Art

These Origami Cranes are Dancing Thanks to Magnets

Designer Ugoita T. uses a programmable magnetic table to animate his troupe of golden paper cranes.
Beckett Mufson
3.2.15
Art
Art

Watch a Tiny Paper Dance Troupe Perform in This Stop-Motion Short

Dancers perform on dishes, books, and tables in filmmaker Wilkie Branson's 'Little Dreams.'
Beckett Mufson
2.19.15