Tag Archives: paper craft

LCC show & New Blood exhibition

Posted on August 5, 2014 by Toothpicker

 London College of Communications' Summer Show
This summer has been busier than ever, which means I have not had much time to write... this entry is another review of two summer graduation shows in London: London College of Communications and D & AD New Blood.
My friend, Seonyoung Song who studied Book Arts at the [...]

This post was posted in London, Packaging, British design, Paper art & craft, Graphics & illustrations, Design festivals & shows, Design and was tagged with London, design show, Packaging, paper craft, graphic design, British design, illustrations

Our new theme: PLAY

Posted on November 5, 2013 by Toothpicker

In the past few years, I noticed a "back to basic" trend happening in the developed countries, and even in product designs, many designers have opted for less decorative style and creating products from natural material. Simple wooden toys also seem to have made a comeback, which I am quite happy to [...]

This post was posted in Japanese design, Business, Paper art & craft, Anything Japanese, Taiwanese design, Designers & artists, Design and was tagged with Japanese designs, paper craft, Taiwanese design, business

Traditional Chinese paper cuts

Posted on August 26, 2013 by Toothpicker

As promised, I shall continue to 'show off' my vintage collection... and this time, it is traditional Chinese paper cuts that I collected when I was young. As a child, I loved to draw, cut, fold ( origami) and build ( lego). Of course my cutting technique was hardly refined, but I [...]

This post was posted in Paper art & craft, Chinese design, Traditional arts & crafts, Design and was tagged with paper craft, chinese design, Chinese paper cuts, folk arts & craft

Taipei's paper and puppet museums

Posted on April 14, 2013 by Toothpicker

There are many arts and crafts museums in Taipei but I found these two museums particularly unique and charming, especially for those who are interested in traditional arts and crafts. Suho memorial paper museum is located in a busy business district and can be easily missed, but once inside, the museum has [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Paper art & craft, Traditional arts & crafts, Puppetry, Taipei and was tagged with paper craft, puppetry, traditional crafts, Taipei

West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre

Posted on March 3, 2013 by Toothpicker

I only found out about the West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre when it was about to wrap up, so I dragged my local graphic design friend ( who didn't even know about this) to visit the site on its last day.
Like I mentioned in my previous blog entry, Hong Kongers are now [...]

This post was posted in Hong Kong, Architecture, Travel, Paper art & craft, Traditional arts & crafts, Theatre & performance art and was tagged with Hong Kong, architecture, paper craft, Hong Kong design, theatre

The making of our new "living room"

Posted on November 17, 2012 by Toothpicker

When I first came up with the idea of an e-commerce with changing themes, many people didn't understand the concept initially, and even with the ones who did, some were quite dismissive about it. At the British library, I was told by a marketing expert that I was completely mad. Yes, maybe [...]

This post was posted in Paper art & craft, Designers & artists and was tagged with paper craft

Art weekend - Horrorgami by Marc Hagan-Guirey

Posted on November 13, 2012 by Toothpicker

Main: The Overlook hotel from The Shining, bottom left: The MacNeil residence from The Exorcist. Bottom right: The Bates residence from Psycho
This was my favourite exhibition of the weekend! Nowhere near as famous as Anish, but I was filled with excitement and joy at this small exhibition in Dalston!
This is the first [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Architecture, Paper art & craft, Art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, paper craft

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