Have you ever wondered how many things are made out of paper? You are using paper for many purposes in your daily life. From printed magazines and newspapers to books […]
Chritmas is the best time for showing your manual habilities and ecological spirit applying to home decorations. These are my handicrafts work
Using a paste made of recycled eggbox papers mixed with glue, this solid Japanese snow monkey sculpture took 11 months to complete. The drying process is really slow. A lot […]
Reinventing Tramp Art and saving schools and libraries the high cost of disposal of books.
A “greener” future, in which recycled paper and cardboard are used not only to create art, but also to build habitable structures. Is this really possible?
The promoters of Cartasia – Lucca Biennale (in Lucca until September 27th) certainly believe so and with the presentation of the architectural structure built by students and professors from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Tongji (Shanghai) symbolically launched a new section of the biennial, which will be developed over the next editions: a section entirely dedicated to architecture, studies, research and projects that see paper and cardboard as protagonists of new housing solutions.
I wanted to upcycle a painting that didn’t sell and turned it into an Upcycled Gift Wrap Wreath! I used ModPodge to glue chunks of floral print gift wrap paper […]
Chinese artist Ji Zhou works with pastel-colored maps and everyday books to transform these seemingly commonplace items into a range of diverse landscapes. He creatively reshapes old or used paper […]
I keep m love for the paper. Therefore day by day I create new designs for utilitarian baskets.
Now that the world runs on smartphones and GPS, what to do with all those old paper maps? Here’s one idea.
I start by collecting pages from magazines, supermarket folders, whatever paper with a bright color. Dividing the page in two, vertically I start to roll the pieces of paper, one […]
The constant growing awareness about our planet resources made me start experimenting with recycled materials. But I needed the sculptures to be as robust and lasting as metal sculptures. I developed sculptures by using cardboard boxes, and all sorts of leftover papers. I pick boxes in the streets to recycle. There is so much material thrown away by us. So much raw material taken from nature unworthy to us. My sculptures take around six months to complete.