Design, CG Graphics & Inspiration

Impressive Papercraft by Zim&Zou Studio

Impressive Papercraft by Zim&Zou Studio

Lucie Thomas teamed up with Thibault Zimmermann to form Zim&Zou, a french studio based in Nancy that explores different fields including paper sculpture, installation, illustration. The duo studied graphic design during 3 years. Rather than composing images on a computer, they prefer creating real objects using paper or other tangible materials. A number of intricate illustrations actually come from the three-dimensional installations made by Zim&Zou. Their choice of paper is due to the versatility and good quality of the material, especially when it is sculpted and photographed. Zim&Zou’s strength is to be a complementary and polyvalent duo.

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  • November 28, 2015,
  • AndrewG

Inspiration in Origami Style. Part 2

Inspiration in Origami Style. Part 2

According to Wikipedia Origami (from ori meaning “folding”, and kami meaning “paper”; kami changes to gami due to rendaku) is the traditionalJapanese art of paper folding, which started in the 17th century AD at the latest and was popularized outside Japan in the mid-1900s. It has since then evolved into a modern art form. The goal of this art is to transform a flat sheet of material into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques. But for those who create them Origami means a lot more than just folding up sheets of paper. It’s really an art of creating different shapes without any use of glue or scissors. So we’ve decided to show you the most beautiful and inspiring examples of creative origami works.

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  • February 21, 2013,
  • AndrewG

Inspiration in Origami Style. Part 1

Inspiration in Origami Style. Part 1

According to Wikipedia Origami (from ori meaning “folding”, and kami meaning “paper”; kami changes to gami due to rendaku) is the traditionalJapanese art of paper folding, which started in the 17th century AD at the latest and was popularized outside Japan in the mid-1900s. It has since then evolved into a modern art form. The goal of this art is to transform a flat sheet of material into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques. But for those who create them Origami means a lot more than just folding up sheets of paper. It’s really an art of creating different shapes without any use of glue or scissors. So we’ve decided to show you the most beautiful and inspiring examples of creative origami works.

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  • February 20, 2013,
  • AndrewG

Showcase of Papercraft Design Ideas

Showcase of Papercraft Design Ideas

Unrestrained fantasy of talented designers makes wonders of paper. Origami, figures of different personages, infographics, calendars or posters – there is nothing impossible for paper. Such works always attract attention, look unusual, original and very natural at the same time! Isn’t it a real art? To your attention we would like to present a Showcase of Papercraft Design Ideas to inspire you for new creations!

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  • February 14, 2013,
  • AndrewG