What happens when you mix a pinhole camera with a vintage twin reflex, then craft the whole thing out of stiff paper? We don’t know, but we’d sure like to find out.
Carly Fischer meticulously re-creates the stuff the rest of us toss aside.
Though if you don’t mind, I’ll be using the term “grizzled action figure” to describe myself.
Juan Sanchez finds a novel solution for mocking up subtle design ideas.
Designed by the Japanese studio Torafu Architects, these sculptural objects seem ready to float away.
The artist’s multilayered works are abstract compositions rather than paper replicas.
Artist Matt Shlian is great at screwing up. A self-described papercraft engineer, Shlian designs stunning 3-D paper sculptures that fall somewhere between origami, pop-up books, and Minimal Art -- many of them happy accidents.
Sometimes "I begin with an idea for movement and try to achieve that shape or form somehow," he tells us. "Along the way something usually goes wrong and a mistake becomes more interesting than the original idea and I work with that instead."
His website doesn't say much, but "artist-engineer" Elod Beregszaszi is clearly some kind of micro-detailed savant when it comes to papercraft art. His delicate creations -- from simple Christmas ornaments to dizzying multi-layered compositions -- look like they require the precision of a laser and the patience of a saint.