Stratis Tavlaridis

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Greek artist Stratis Tavlaridis constructs perforated installations out of paper inspired by everyday household objects traditionally made out of fabric. Using his eye for geometric pattern and flowing designs, Stratis transforms ordinary items into ethereal manifestations of themselves.

 

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Alice Lindstrom

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Can you even believe that this is collage work?! Melbourne-based artist Alice Lindstrom creates her unique style by slowly building up layers of painted paper and gluing them in place, each finished piece ends up resembling a painting more than anything else.

 

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Camille Chew / Deity Masks

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Only ten days until Halloween, and eight until my friends’ party, and I have yet to decide upon a costume! (Though a Nasty Woman shirt is the current frontrunner.) Camille Chew‘s beautifully constructed deity masks made out of digital prints that are painted, collaged, embellished, stamped, beribboned, beaded, wired, glittered, and more would be perfect. And yes, it would then be hung on my wall for all of eternity.

 

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Happy Weekend

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1/ Shower to the People, a mobile unit that provides free showers to St. Louis’ homeless
2/ Japan’s Ghostbusters-inspired marshmallow burger
3/ Beautiful tooled leather bike saddles
4/ Paris’ first floating hotel
5/ Bit Leaves: square flowers and plants by Baku Maeda
6/ The lunar cycle displayed through 15,000 colorful origami birds
7/ Vibrant, realistic frescoes painted over old building facades
8/ Charming cut paper silhouettes transform famous U.S. landmarks
9/ How to give a car a wicked paint job using gravity
10/ Sweet Dreams
11/ This musician tattoos the names of suicide survivors among his fans
12/ Greenlid compostable compost bin

 

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1/ Alexandria Coe
2/ Print Edition: September 2016
3/ Lisa Sofield
4/ Nick Pena
5/ Oxford Pennant
6/ Thomas Mailaender’s Illustrated People
7/ 12 places to find great bedding
8/ Where to Eat Pizza
9/ The world of Whirlpool

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Liz Sofield

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Paper, ink, and thread are all it takes Liz Sofield to create these beautiful works of art. It’s apparent that geometry and nature are inspirations in each piece, usually created with watercolor paper. I love the monochromatic palette Liz uses, making the folds and shadows stand out all the more.

 

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Lorraine Nam

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Lorraine Nam is a paper illustrator out of Brooklyn who works with flat sheets of paper to create miniature 3D paper objects. The end result is usually a photograph or animation, so she likes to think of each creation as a prop. Lorraine also cuts into single pieces of paper to create one large image for massive impact.

 

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Clare Pentlow

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London-based Clare Pentolow creates magic with simple sheets of paper. By cutting, folding, and layering she creates beautifully intricate forms and shapes that are downright extraordinary and hypnotic.

 

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Carly Foulkes

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Carly Foulkes wears a few different artistic hats, and well, but my favorite is her dreamy collage work. Interestingly enough she never glues her work down, allowing herself to reuse pieces again and again. It all seems to fit together with a philosophy of constant change and evolution, just like in Carly’s work. Swing by her shop to scoop up a piece for yourself.

 

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