New Geometric Paper Art from Matthew Shlian

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Paper artist Matthew Shlian (previously) who refers to himself perhaps more appropriately as a paper engineer, has a new series of intricate paper sculptures which are cut and constructed by hand as part of a process that involves more math than you could shake a protractor at. Via Ghostly International: Matthew Shlian works within the increasingly nebulous space between art and engineering. As a paper engineer, Shlian’s work is roo…

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Matthew Shlian: The Tessellation Series

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Paper artist Matthew Shlian has just released this wonderful series of paper works called The Tessellation Series available over at the Ghostly Store. According to the site the project began earlier this year as an exploration of basic geometry inspired by electronic music. He writes: In my studio I am a collaborator, explorer and inventor. I begin with a system of folding and at a particular moment the material takes over. Guided by wond…

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Spectacular Paper Pop-up Sculptures Designed by Peter Dahmen

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While studying graphic design in college, German artist Peter Dahmen was given the assignment of creating a 3D object out of paper. He soon realized a small problem. Regardless of what he designed, there was no safe way to transport it to class on his daily train commute. Instead of risking damage to his project, Dahmen devised a way to make his paper sculpture fold flat like a pop-up book, a fateful decision that changed the course of his…

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Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka

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Japanese paper engineer Kota Hiratsuka has been creating beautifully complex origami mosaics that rely on cut and folded geometric patterns. He plans to sell the various templates as downloadable PDFs through his website …though not just yet, so stay tuned. See many more of his works here and on Flickr. If you liked this also check out the work of Matthew Shlian….

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