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108 Innovative Papercrafts

From Paper Art and Architecture to Giant Papercraft Robots

— August 2, 2010 — Art & Design
Papercrafts and paper art are attractive to many because paper is cheap, abundant and often wasted. Why not use this ubiquitous material to create un-paperlike things like couture or architecture?

Whether it is cut, folded, sculpted or molded, paper is one bit of consumer waste that can nearly always be reused in papercrafts and paper art.

Implications - Paper has been widely accepted as an art medium recently because of its environmentally conscious connotations and delicate, soft look. Going green is something that many brands are attempting to do, and when aesthetics are still taken into consideration, a product becomes utterly irresistible to a consumer who wants to help the planet and look good.
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Presidential Papercrafts
Presidential Papercrafts
The DIY Obama Icon
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Papercraft Makeup
Papercraft Makeup
'Beautymark' by Diego Diaz Places Paper Cutouts on Faces
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Party-Promoting Papercrafts
Party-Promoting Papercrafts
'Folia De Papel' is a Paper-Friendly Way to Party
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Giant Papercraft Robots
Giant Papercraft Robots
This Freedom Gundam Recreation is Life-Sized
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Papercraft Croc Campaigns
Papercraft Croc Campaigns
Martin Homent's 'Beware of the Paperwork' Supports Social Workers
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Papercraft Post-Its
Papercraft Post-Its
Origami Sticky Notes are a Fun Way to Remind Yourself to Take Out the Trash
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Otherworldly Papercraft Projects
Otherworldly Papercraft Projects
DIY Alien Paper Toys Put the 'ET' in Entertainment
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Paper Craft Campaigns
Paper Craft Campaigns
Le Creative Sweatshop Makes You 'Think Outside the Parking Box'
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100
Novel Papercraft Wigs
Novel Papercraft Wigs
Barclay Douglas' Head Adornment is Perfect for Bookworms & Bibliophiles
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Peculiar Paper Sculptures
Peculiar Paper Sculptures
Revol-Design's Leggy Eco Art
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98
Anime Machine Models
Anime Machine Models
‘Howl's Moving Castle' Papercraft by Ben Millet
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Papercraft Parkour
Papercraft Parkour
Parkour Motion Reel by Serene Teh and Noel Lee Brings Doodles to Life
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Paper Crafts Gone Wild
Paper Crafts Gone Wild
Build a 17ft High Ghandi
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3D City Postcards
3D City Postcards
Fred Flare 'New York' Papercraft Stationery
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Papercraft Idols
Papercraft Idols
DIY BushDoctor Does Your Bidding
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Scissor Art
Scissor Art
Paper Sculptures by Simone Lourenco
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60,000 Newspapers Make Eco Art Statement
60,000 Newspapers Make Eco Art Statement
Sumer Erek's Newspaper House
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Papercraft Cancer Campaigns
Papercraft Cancer Campaigns
'Speakerboss' Paper Speakers Support The Dutch Cancer Society
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Papercraft Car Ads
Papercraft Car Ads
Pawel Nolbert & Lukasz Murgrabia's 'Chrysler-Paper City' Shows the 300's Edge
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Paper Mache Dividers
Paper Mache Dividers
The Room Divider by John Quan Rustles like Reeds in the Wind
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88
Paper Toy Collections
Paper Toy Collections
Filippo Perin 'Box Cans' are Toys Not Meant for Children
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87
Potted Paper Gardens
Potted Paper Gardens
The Kyle Bean 'Liberty' Papercraft Speaks Volumes
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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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Disastrous Papercrafts
Disastrous Papercrafts
Spitefuls DIY Disaster Dioramas Add New Tragedies (UPDATE)
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Logo Plant
Logo Plant
The Tracey Bush
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Stop-Motion Papercraft Storytelling
Stop-Motion Papercraft Storytelling
‘Origami In the Pursuit of Perfection' Shares Hist
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Sculptures for the Sole
Sculptures for the Sole
Couture Shoes by Marloes Ten Bhömer
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Life-Size Paper Sculptures
Life-Size Paper Sculptures
Karen Sargsyan Creates Impressive Work That's Full of Movement
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Year-Long Papercraft Projects
Year-Long Papercraft Projects
Making A Toy-a-Day (Or Blogging About It)
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Paper Sculpting
Paper Sculpting
Pierre Vanni's Western Origami
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Star Wars and Star Trek Spaceships That You Can Print And Fold
Star Wars and Star Trek Spaceships That You Can Print And Fold
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Paper Eyewear Photography
Paper Eyewear Photography
'Eyeglases' by Skiwi is a Curious Collage of Photos
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DIY  Disaster Dioramas
DIY Disaster Dioramas
Spitefuls Paper Crafts
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Masquerade Paper Dolls
Masquerade Paper Dolls
Sher Christopher Makes Dark, Detailed Sculptures out of Paper
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Animated Papercrafts
Animated Papercrafts
These Papercraft Automata Kits Will Spark Your Imagination
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Papercraft Phonographs
Papercraft Phonographs
GGRP Corrugated Cardboard Envelope Unfolds Into Record Player
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Pureed Paper Drawers
Pureed Paper Drawers
Debbie Wijskamp's Eco-Friendly Paperpulp Cabinets
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Bizarre Paper Figures
Bizarre Paper Figures
DIY 'Foldskool Heroes' Includes Rotting Birds, Frankenstein and Cavemen
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Printer Paper Scultpures
Printer Paper Scultpures
Peter Callesen's Scherenschnitte
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Papercraft Rock Bands
Papercraft Rock Bands
'We are the Champions' is an Immaculate Queen Reproduction
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Paper Art Politicians
Paper Art Politicians
Bert Simons 3D Photo Portraits
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Papercraft Honeycomb Shades
Papercraft Honeycomb Shades
'Berga' by KAFTI is an Eye-Popping Interior Decor Must-Have
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Papercraft Advertising
Papercraft Advertising
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Interactive Papercraft Campaigns
Interactive Papercraft Campaigns
Stella Artois for the Holidays
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Papercraft Castles
Papercraft Castles
Amazing Mini Architecture From Wataru Itou
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Anime Papercrafts
Anime Papercrafts
Hello Kitty Super Mario Bros. Combine Gaming With Manga
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Papercraft-Inspired Buildings
Papercraft-Inspired Buildings
Unexpected Polish Architecture for Shanghai Exhibition Hall
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Papercraft Architecture
Papercraft Architecture
Scribe Mundo De Pape Neighborhood Made of Notebooks
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Papercraft Robots
Papercraft Robots
Shin Tanaka Collaborates with Giant Robot Magazine for These Toy Bots
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Collaborative Papercraft Toys
Collaborative Papercraft Toys
Muji and LEGO Rethink Paper-Punchers and Toy Blocks
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Paper Wigs
Paper Wigs
Amy Flurry and Nikki Salk Create a Series of Headpieces Out of a Humble Material
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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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Papercraft Gaming Systems
Papercraft Gaming Systems
The Paper Game Boy Makes Me Want to Game like It's 1999
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Papercraft Architecture
Papercraft Architecture
Davide del Giudice & Andrea Craziano's ‘Spaceframe'
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Intricate Cut & Paste Art
Intricate Cut & Paste Art
Emma Van Leest Makes Masterpieces with Scissors & Paper
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Colorburst Papercrafts
Colorburst Papercrafts
Charles Clary Creates Stunning Carved Cutout Creations
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Papercraft Capelets
Papercraft Capelets
Kristina Sevostyanova's ‘New Fairy Tale' Rocks Paper Couture
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Immaculate Papercrafts
Immaculate Papercrafts
Ingrid Siliakus Builds Amazing Petite Paper Cities
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Papercraft Self Portraits
Papercraft Self Portraits
The Eric Testroete Halloween Costume is Prismatically Big-Headed
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Paper Craft Compilations
Paper Craft Compilations
Papercraft by Gestalten Explores Contemporary Paper Creations
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Web Meme Papercrafts
Web Meme Papercrafts
Crafting the Keyboard Cat, the Sneezing Panda and More
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Folded Paper Couture
Folded Paper Couture
Linda Filley Creates Eco-Chic Frocks From Paper
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Papercraft Mountain Ranges
Papercraft Mountain Ranges
‘The Fedrigoni Mountains' by Hattie Newman & Alex Ostrowski
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Papercraft-Inspired Jewelry
Papercraft-Inspired Jewelry
Emi Brooch and Hair Clip Oozes Delicate Femininity
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Papercraft Men's Headdresses
Papercraft Men's Headdresses
Cathleen Wolter's 'Hybris' Brings Back French Revolution Style
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Papercraft Hamburgers
Papercraft Hamburgers
Extraordinary Works from Daniel Carlsten
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Papercraft Guitars
Papercraft Guitars
Rock Out on WowWee Paper Jamz Axes
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Papercrafts for Charity Fundraisers
Papercrafts for Charity Fundraisers
The Luminaire PaperLove Project
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Standing Paper Art
Standing Paper Art
Grove Rotating Trees Make Paper Multi-Dimensional
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Eco News Hounds
Eco News Hounds
'Recycled Rover' Newspaper Sculpture Makes Pet Ownership Hassle-Free
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Papercraft Apartments
Papercraft Apartments
The Don Lucho 'Casa De Carton' is an Amazing Piece of Art
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Papercut Partitions
Papercut Partitions
Linda Sieto's Room Dividers Are Airy & Artsy
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Extreme Papercrafts
Extreme Papercrafts
Animated Kaleidoscopic Construction Paper Creations
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Micro City Papercraft
Micro City Papercraft
Dotonbori Street in Osaka
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Papercraft Lamps
Papercraft Lamps
Cloud Walk Chandelier is a Beautiful Arts and Crafts Piece of Decor
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Budget-Friendly DIY Toys
Budget-Friendly DIY Toys
Free Papercraft Projects to Print and Assemble
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Star Wars Papercrafts
Star Wars Papercrafts
Giant C-3PO Model is Intricate and Intense
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Papercraft Pistols
Papercraft Pistols
Fierce Non-Firing Weapons
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Latticed Paper Art
Latticed Paper Art
Hunter Stabler's Intricate Cutouts Are Absolutely Immaculate
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Designer Paper Dresses
Designer Paper Dresses
Papercrafts Hype Vivienne Westwood Wallpaper Collection for Cole & Son
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Personalized Paper Pets
Personalized Paper Pets
F.B. Fogg Eco-Friendly Faux Friends & Whimsical Critters
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Paperific Wonderlands
Paperific Wonderlands
The Kirsten Du Pan Paper World Astounds and Delights
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Recycled Paper Seating
Recycled Paper Seating
The Shredded Paper and Pulp Chairs Showcase Ecovation
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Intense Paper Crafts
Intense Paper Crafts
The Recycled Cardboard Transformer
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Papercraft Couture Editorials
Papercraft Couture Editorials
L'Officiel July/August 2009 Rocks Origami Outfits
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Architectural Paper Canines
Architectural Paper Canines
Le Creative Sweatshop Gives Sculpting a Lighter Spin
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Paper Art Installations
Paper Art Installations
Adrian Merz' I Never Kissed a Dog Photoshoot is Amazing
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Macabre Perforated Paper Art
Macabre Perforated Paper Art
Papel Picado Celebrates the Day of the Dead
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3-D Graffiti
3-D Graffiti
Julien Vallee's 'Paper Spray' Brings Urban Art to Life
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Papercraft Mobsters
Papercraft Mobsters
Alexei Lyapunov & Lena Ehrlich Create Criminally Good Looking Works of Art
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Hand-Cut Typography Posters
Hand-Cut Typography Posters
Frenetic Papercraft Masterpieces by Peter Karras Put All Others to Sha
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Woven Newspaper Art
Woven Newspaper Art
Sculptures From Recycled News Dazzle at Saint Etienne Biennale '08
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Paper Sculptures as Art
Paper Sculptures as Art
Richard Sweeney
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Papercraft Pumps
Papercraft Pumps
Gorgeous Fashion Accessories From Ndeur & 'Make a Paper World'
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Wearable Papercrafts
Wearable Papercrafts
Star Wars Stormtrooper Helmets
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Papercraft Collars
Papercraft Collars
Artistic Fashion Fusion Blends Ripped Paper and Menswear
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Intricate Papercraft Lamps
Intricate Papercraft Lamps
7GODS Light Installments Embrace Delicate Decor
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Papercraft Puzzles
Papercraft Puzzles
Prof. George W. Hart Creates the 'Frabjous' Out of Cardboard
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Cut-Out Paper Art
Cut-Out Paper Art
Owen Glidersleeve Illustrates Clever Paper Creations
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Killer Papercrafts
Killer Papercrafts
Postleferguson's DIY Weapons, From Paper Grenades to Uzis
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Kaleidoscopic Papercraft Jewelry
Kaleidoscopic Papercraft Jewelry
Sarah Louise Kelly's 'Saloukee' Bangles Are Hypnotic
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DIY Pop-Ups
DIY Pop-Ups
Kirigami Paper Cutting Patterns for Crafting Projects
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Anime Papercraft
Anime Papercraft
Pepakura Paper Toys Will Blow You Away
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Evolved Paper Airplanes
Evolved Paper Airplanes
Kyle Bean's 'Paper Plane' Soars Above Regular Papercrafts
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Comparative Valentine's Day Cards
Comparative Valentine's Day Cards
Personalized ‘I Love You More Than' Cards
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Papercraft Fashion
Papercraft Fashion
Wearable Paper Art
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Papercraft Headwear
Papercraft Headwear
Katsuya Kamo Completes Chanel's Spring 2009 Look With Copy Paper Tiaras
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Papercraft Earrings
Papercraft Earrings
Amazing Papermode Paper Jewelry Makes a Folded Fashion Satement
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