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94 Paper Art Projects

From Pricey Origami to Folded Fashion Faces

— August 12, 2012 — Eco
These paper art projects show that paper is more than just a blank page to write on. Paper has done a lot for artists over the years, but often times artists put their art on paper, rather than making their art out of paper. These paper projects show how paper itself can be used to create stunning artwork and awesome gadgets.

Artists have made paper furniture that you can use in your home, replicas of Star Wars characters and fake burgers to enjoy (with your eyes, not your mouth.) Paper art projects are a reminder that sometimes the things one takes for granted as everyday objects can be the most interesting when you give them a chance.
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Live Paper Art
Live Paper Art
The Wood and Harrison 'One More Kilometre' Film Sands Stacks
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Tearing Endangered Sculptures
Tearing Endangered Sculptures
The Panda for World Wildlife Fund Shows How Worn Out this Species Is
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92
Ribbed Paper Sculptures
Ribbed Paper Sculptures
The Daniele Papuli Exhibit Evinces Ornate Patterns
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91
Money Locust Swarms
Money Locust Swarms
'The Plague' by Sipho Mabona Reflects on the Evilness of Currency
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90
Seemingly Edible Origami
Seemingly Edible Origami
'Jellogami' Created by My Jello Americans is a Tasty Art
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89
Complex Paper Crafts (UPDATE)
Complex Paper Crafts (UPDATE)
The Bianca Chang Typographic Sculptures are Exquisitely Hand-Crafted
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88
Cash Jewelry
Cash Jewelry
The Sophie Kemp Currency Rings are Made from 12 Global Notes
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87
Iconic Paper Characters
Iconic Paper Characters
Jason Ku Recreates Dark Riders from Lord of the Rings
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86
Toilet Paper Art
Toilet Paper Art
PA-Design Turns Sitting on the John into Surrealism
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85
Papercraft Pooch Accessories
Papercraft Pooch Accessories
The Dog Necklace Replicates the Look of Origami Canines
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84
Chromatic Paper Patties
Chromatic Paper Patties
Icon Magazine Explores 'The Future of Food' With an Origami Burger
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83
Origami-Riddled Tannenbaums
Origami-Riddled Tannenbaums
The World Tree of Hope is Filled With Well Wishes for the Future
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82
Political Origami
Political Origami
Craft Your Own George Bush
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Folded Fashion Faces
Folded Fashion Faces
Bela Borsodi Creates a Series Of Jacket Origami Heads for Yalook
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80
Space Origami
Space Origami
Astronauts Fly Paper Plane From Space
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79
Spiraling Paper Art
Spiraling Paper Art
Bianca Chang Brings New Meaning to the Artistic Use of Recycled Paper
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78
Massive Paper Art Walls
Massive Paper Art Walls
'Cornfield' from Ryuji Nakamura is Made Solely of Paper and Glue
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77
Origami Internet Logos
Origami Internet Logos
Geektastic Icons Given a Classic Papercraft Makeover
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76
Origami Art
Origami Art
Hardcore Paper Airplanes
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75
Jedi Master Papercrafts
Jedi Master Papercrafts
The Origami Yoda Sculpture Brings the Sci-fi Icon to the Crafts World
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74
Origami Fortune Cookies
Origami Fortune Cookies
Jeremy Thomas Constructs Delicious Rainbow Desserts
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73
Ultra-Precise Papercut Portraits
Ultra-Precise Papercut Portraits
Julene Harrison Creates Romantically Detailed Art
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Marbled Paper Fasces
Marbled Paper Fasces
Joel Cooper Makes Paper Look Like Stones for her Creative Sculptures
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71
Origami TV Remote Control
Origami TV Remote Control
Bringing Simplicity back
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70
Leaf-Like Origami Lamps
Leaf-Like Origami Lamps
'Lily' by Tetsuo Takahashi is Organic and Minimalist
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69
Origami Boat
Origami Boat
Folds to the Size of a Windsurf Board
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68
Paper Origanimals
Paper Origanimals
These Adorable Giang Dinh Creations Bring a Whole lot of Creativity to the Fold
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67
Captivating Paper Creations
Captivating Paper Creations
Sipho Mabona Takes the Art of Origami to a New Level
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Paper Sculpting
Paper Sculpting
Pierre Vanni's Western Origami
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Creepy Crawly Origami
Creepy Crawly Origami
Brian Chan Creates Complex Origami Bugs
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64
Origami X-Wings
Origami X-Wings
Hubert de Lartigue Turns Old Subway Tickets into Yoda-Approved Art
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63
Iconic Painting Papercrafts
Iconic Painting Papercrafts
Andrea Russo Has Recreated The Great Wave off Kanagawa
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Iconic Spaceman Origami
Iconic Spaceman Origami
The Buzz Lightyear Paper Craft Art is Sure to Bring Out Your Inner Child
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Origami Animal Ads
Origami Animal Ads
The Rexiine House Campaign Asks People to Wear Artificial Fur
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60
Origami Time Tickers
Origami Time Tickers
The Eva Rielland 'Visualize Differently' Project Lets You Feel Time
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59
Poetic Paper Art
Poetic Paper Art
Ragnhildur Johanns' Sculptural Poems Series Pays Tribute to Printed Publications
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58
Origami Art Pieces
Origami Art Pieces
Matt Shilan Creates Intricate Works of Paper Art
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57
Intricate Avian Papercrafts
Intricate Avian Papercrafts
Michael Lomax's Paper Cut Swan was Patiently Crafted
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56
Paper Soda Cans
Paper Soda Cans
Yoshio Hasegawa Creates Pop Containers Using Recycled Sheets
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55
Extreme Origami
Extreme Origami
Is Paper Folding A Sport?
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54
Profane Toilet Paper Art
Profane Toilet Paper Art
The Inventive and Peculiar David Bernstein Sh-t Job Installation
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Pleated Paper Art
Pleated Paper Art
Artist Matt Shlian's Folded Paper Art is Complexity at Its Best
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Pricey Paper Origami
Pricey Paper Origami
Artist Craig Folds Five Uses Cash to Make Paper Animals
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51
Painstaking Paper Gardens
Painstaking Paper Gardens
Folding for Peace is an Elaborate Landscape of Origami Flowers
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50
Anatomical Papercrafts
Anatomical Papercrafts
Sarah Yakawonis' Quilling Paper Art Turns Gore Gorgeous
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49
Origami Overload
Origami Overload
Books for Every Folding Need
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48
Aquatic Paper Art
Aquatic Paper Art
These Valerie Buess Paper Sculptures Resemble Underwater Plants
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47
Origami Hors D'Oeuvres Dishes
Origami Hors D'Oeuvres Dishes
The Rosenthal Surface Serving Tray has a Furrowed Form
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46
DIY Sci-Fi Paper Art
DIY Sci-Fi Paper Art
Shunichi Makino Designs Eco-Friendly Models and Shares the How-To
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Iconic Landmark Origami
Iconic Landmark Origami
Origamic Architecture by Yee Features World Famous Buildings
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Intricate Cut & Paste Art
Intricate Cut & Paste Art
Emma Van Leest Makes Masterpieces with Scissors & Paper
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Origami Warrior Art
Origami Warrior Art
Eric Joisel Puts a Unique Spin on the Ancient Paper Art
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Crumpled Paper Canopies
Crumpled Paper Canopies
Akihisa Hirata's Bloomberg Pavilion Project is Inspired by Trees
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Neurotic Newspaper Art
Neurotic Newspaper Art
The Dmitry Ligay 'Collage' Series is Strange and Newsworthy
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Folded Paper Couture
Folded Paper Couture
Linda Filley Creates Eco-Chic Frocks From Paper
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Religious Origami Artworks
Religious Origami Artworks
James Roper Found Inspiration to Create Paper Sculptures in Hinduism
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38
Origami Menus
Origami Menus
These 3D Paper Art Menus are Delicate, Useful & Beautiful
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37
Organic Origami Lighting
Organic Origami Lighting
The Molecules and Tokonoma Lamps Feature Natural Elements
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36
Standing Paper Art
Standing Paper Art
Grove Rotating Trees Make Paper Multi-Dimensional
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35
Recyclable Paper Playthings
Recyclable Paper Playthings
Mibo Paper Animals are Disposed of When Young Come of Age
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34
Currency Origami Art
Currency Origami Art
Hasegawa Yosuke Transforms Bills into Works of Art
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33
Paper Cameras
Paper Cameras
The Jennifer Collier Paper Art Series is Unbelievable
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Porcupine Origami Dishes
Porcupine Origami Dishes
These Colorful Bowls from Ruti's Roots are Practical for Everyday Items
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Itty-Bitty Origami
Itty-Bitty Origami
Mui-Ling Teh's Papercraft Creations are Measured in Millimeters
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Latticed Paper Art
Latticed Paper Art
Hunter Stabler's Intricate Cutouts Are Absolutely Immaculate
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Milk Carton Origami
Milk Carton Origami
Milkmuny Buys Containers to Create Earth-Friendly Wallets
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Intricate Paper Art
Intricate Paper Art
The Origamido Studio Sells Unbelievable Paper Artworks
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Mini Origami Art
Mini Origami Art
Anja Markiewicz Creates Impossibly Small Paper Creations
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Protruding Paper Art
Protruding Paper Art
The Elod Beregszaszi 'Popupology' Collection Will Blow Your Mind
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Interactive Origami Installations
Interactive Origami Installations
'Anything Can Break' Explores Geometric and Organic Forms
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Futuristic Hat Frenzy
Futuristic Hat Frenzy
Brian Lichtenberg's Show at Box Eight
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Paper Art Installations
Paper Art Installations
Adrian Merz' I Never Kissed a Dog Photoshoot is Amazing
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Intricate Origami Accessories
Intricate Origami Accessories
Fierce Folded Jewelry by Designers Claire & Arnaud
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Macabre Perforated Paper Art
Macabre Perforated Paper Art
Papel Picado Celebrates the Day of the Dead
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Woven Newspaper Art
Woven Newspaper Art
Sculptures From Recycled News Dazzle at Saint Etienne Biennale '08
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Intricate Paper Sculptures
Intricate Paper Sculptures
Calvin Nicholls Creates Stunning 3D Art Pieces
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Cootie Catcher Cartons
Cootie Catcher Cartons
Tea Smile Packaging is Playfully Assembled Origami-Style
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Geometric Origami Furniture
Geometric Origami Furniture
The Bloom Series by Christina Waterson
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Kaleidoscopic Origami Fashions
Kaleidoscopic Origami Fashions
The Fred Butler A/W 2011 Fashion Film is Delightfully Dreamlike
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Sliced Sheet Paper Art
Sliced Sheet Paper Art
Lisa Rodden Hand-Cuts to Make Divine Pictures
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Recycled Paper Roll Visages
Recycled Paper Roll Visages
Junior Fritz Jacquet Sculpts Origami Faces Using Toilet Products
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Interlocking Geometric Paper Art
Interlocking Geometric Paper Art
Origami Modulars by Daniel Kwan is Delicate and Detailed
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Intricate Scene Papercrafts
Intricate Scene Papercrafts
Jeff Nishinaka's Paper Art Redefines the Substance
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Designer Origami Cards
Designer Origami Cards
People Will Bend Over Backwards for a Louis Vuitton Invitation
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Folded Money Sculptures
Folded Money Sculptures
Origami Currency Creations
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Cut-Out Paper Art
Cut-Out Paper Art
Owen Glidersleeve Illustrates Clever Paper Creations
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Paper Animal Origami (UPDATE)
Paper Animal Origami (UPDATE)
Dinh Truong Giang Turns Paper into Intricate Animal Art
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Folded Cardboard Furnishings
Folded Cardboard Furnishings
Chairigami Provides Seating with Papercraft-Inspired Designs
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Frail Folded Art
Frail Folded Art
Cheong-ah Hwang Creates Intricate Handcrafted Paper-Cut Art
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Paper Animal Mask Sculptures
Paper Animal Mask Sculptures
Paper Cut Project's Awesome Animalia Paper Art Collection
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4
Paper Butterfly Artworks
Paper Butterfly Artworks
Rebecca Coles Creates Nature-Inspired Eco-Friendly Sculptures
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3
Pornographic Origami
Pornographic Origami
Crafts and Sex
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Pop-Out Paper Jewelry
Pop-Out Paper Jewelry
DIY Folding Floral Rings For Every Month of the Year
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Cardboard Origami Shelters
Cardboard Origami Shelters
The Tine Hovsepian 'Cardborigami' Unfolds for the Homeless
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