Shadow Faces: Kumi Yamashita

Curator: MoMA Design Studio
date: July 4, 2012
Categories: Illustration
Tags: art, origami, paper, shadow
We love the simplicity of this work; when you get closer you notice how the wrinkles cast a shadow portrait.
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When Will You Die? TMBG Video: Office of Paul Sahre

Curator: Mikey Burton
date: March 14, 2012
Categories: Advertising, Entertainment Design, Environmental Design, Motion Graphics
Tags: Craft, Hearse, Monster, music, paper, Paul Sahre, Truck, video

I love this They Might Be Giants video by the Office of Paul Sahre. I have so much respect for Paul! Is it because he’s an amazing designer, witty illustrator and foosball god? Or is it simply because we share the same Alma mater. It’s because he’s a humble dude who consistently churns out amazing work every year (check out the timeline).

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Paper.js: Juerg Lehni and Jonathan Puckey

Curator: Stewart Smith
date: November 8, 2011
Categories: Book & Magazine Design
Tags: HTML5, Illustrator, JavaScript, paper, Scriptographer

Imagine if Adobe Illustrator were free. And open source. And ran in your browser. And produced interactive, Flash-like animations. All through JavaScript. Here in 2011 browsers just aren’t powerful enough to tick all those boxes at once, but with insanely clever new frameworks like Paper.js the road map has been drawn. 

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Paper Pop! — Matt Hawkins

Curator: Rafael Fajardo
date: November 1, 2011
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Entertainment Design, Illustration
Tags: paper, papercraft, pop, urban paper, Warhol
In Paper Pop! Matt Hawkins captures the gesture of the seated Warhol effortlessly. As he writes on his website, he created this homage to Warhol for a pop art themed holiday party at his day job at C3, as a favor and decoration.
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