Archive for the ‘paper’ Category

Edhv and Wendy Plomp

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Beautiful installation by design firm Edhv and Wendy Plomp.  The team set-up a cave of paper cones in the Verger shop for Milan fashion week.

Jo Meesters: PULP

Friday, November 27th, 2009


PULP is a collection of vessels made entirely from paper waste by Studio Jo Meesters.  The Dutch designer re-uses discarded vessels as his mold, then adds epoxy and polyurethane into the pulp mixture to make objects that can hold water.

Paula Arntzen: Paper Process

Monday, November 16th, 2009


Love these handmade paper lanterns by Dutch designer Paula Arntzen.

Georg Baldele

Monday, September 22nd, 2008


Nice lighting by British designer Georg Baldele. His ‘Buona Sera’ pendants are hand made with Nomex fire-resistant paper.


Monday, February 25th, 2008

Hannah Lobley developed the idea for her ‘Paperwork’ line after leaving a book out in the rain. The designer uses a unique recycling method to create blocks of wood-like material from unwanted paper such as catalogs, holiday cards and yellow pages. Using traditional wood working equipment she then transforms the blocks into handcrafted, one-of-a-kind objects.

Georgia Russell

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Scottish artist Georgia Russell uses a scalpel to transform ordinary objects such as books, musical scores, maps and photographs into extraordinary sculptures. More photos here.

Kristen Hassenfeld: Dans la Lune

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Artist Kristen Hassenfeld has a new exhibit at the Rice Gallery in Houston. In ‘Dans la Lune’, which loosely translated means “dopey, drugged – daydreaming”, Hassenfeld has once again transformed paper into a wonderland of translucent sculptures. For this exhibit she created four to eight foot structures, including gigantic droplets and onion domes adorned with jewels, chains and honeycomb beads.

Chris Kenny

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

Artist Chris Kenny makes wonderful collages from fragments of maps – above are ‘Observatory and ‘Akimiski Island’. (via today and tomorrow)

Jen Stark

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Artist Jen Stark creates colorful paper sculptures by hand cutting stacks of cardstock…one sheet at a time.

Richard Sweeney

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Designer Richard Sweeney creates amazing paper sculptures by cutting, scoring and folding this humble material into complex geometric forms. His ‘Folding Light’ series (below) was shown as part of the recent Designers in Residence exhibition at the Design Museum in London.

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