Category Archives: Design

Estudio Guardabosques

Estudio Guardabosques is a Buenos Aires-based design and illustration studio consisting of Carolina Silvero and Juan Nicolás Elizalde. They like to draw and make things with paper using the ancient art of paper folding.  Their main focus is on nature crafting not only the birds shown above but also various geometric mammals.  They create a wide range of paper projects for publishing, fashion, advertising, cinema and other artistic branches.

You can see more of their work on their website, Facebook, Behance and Instagram.

Images:  Courtesy of Studio Guardabosques.

Maud Vantours

Maud Vantours, designer and visual artist, lives and works in Paris. She followed an artistic curriculum specializing in textile design and materials research. Over time paper became her favorite material, folding, cutting, accumulating and superimposing to create layers. Her 3D sculptures translates into set designs, fashion accessories, editorial treatments and original graphics.

Much of her work can be found in her website, Facebook, Behance and Instagram.

Images: Courtesy of Maud Vantours.

Haruka Misawa

HarukaMisawaIn awe of these diminutive paper flowers created by Japanese designer, Haruka Misawa. Inspired by pencil shavings she uses layers of paper with color gradation rolled tightly into a cylinder then shaved into a pencil sharpener. The one-of-a-kind flowers are no larger than an inch and a half and are difficult to replicate making each piece totally unique.

You can see more of her work on her website as well as on Instagram.

Images: Courtesy of Haruka Misawa.