Crafted paper art of endangered birds

Caitlin Sullivan Reader Find

By Caitlin Sullivan in New Art on Saturday 16 November 2013

Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera crafts paper exhibits of the ‘chillingly disengaged relationship’ between the human existence and nature around us. Her series of realistic paper sculptures explores themes of temporality, change and transformation through displays of various bird and flower species that have recently suffered as their habitats have changed.

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Extraordinary moving paper models by Keisuke Saka

Marcin Schleifer Reader Find

By Marcin Schleifer in New Art on Friday 13 September 2013

These days, plastic materials are dominating, so it’s all the more valuable that Keisuke Saka returns to traditional paper. Moving paper models are like old school toys: they have a simple mechanism. And they are published as a book, so anyone can fold them.

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M.C. Escher papercraft

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Design on Tuesday 5 July 2011

Here’s a crazy rendering of M.C. Escher’s iconic piece Relativity done from a single piece of cardstock without the use of any adhesives.

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2011 Letterpressed Calendar

Contributions Reader Find

By Nick Jones in New Design on Wednesday 5 January 2011

Moon In June Press designed these beautifully simple calendars for 2011. The months run lengthwise with every Sunday numbered and highlighted in a different shade. They’re available for $15 through their website and Etsy.

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