Paper creation isn’t something new. However, lifelike paper creation that can easily fool our eyes isn’t something can be easily achieved. Kate Alarcón, the Seattle-based paper artist is one of those successful “cheater” who has an uncanny ability to turn paper materials into lifelike flowers and plants. Working primarily with European crepe paper which comes with natural texture, Alarcón has managed to create delicately rippled petals, stems, and has even perfected techniques to craft convincing succulents. She shares all of her creations on Instagram and below are some of our favourite ones.
If you are a skipping read, then you will find problem with Codex – a five-page puzzle book that won’t let you read next page unless you’re smart enough to unlock the current page. The laser-cut, hand-crafted, five-page wooden book is created by industrial designer Brady Whitney, who’s successfully raised funds for the project through Kickstarter ($168,182 pledged of $30,000 goal actually!).
After the 2014 Ukrainian Revolution, there are many things changed in Ukrainian. And one of the things is the floral headdresses which were used to be worn by young, unmarried women as a sign of their “purity” and marital eligibility are being worn in daily life to symbolize national pride. Some artists notice this trend and want to share the world the beauty and uniqueness of Ukrainian culture. Workshop “Treti Pivni” is one of successful example. As a team of photographers, stylists, makeup artists and promoters, they are united in their obvious love for Ukraine and create a series of stunning portraits featuring women and children wearing traditional Ukrainian headdresses. It was created to pay homage to their homeland while sharing a message of peace, tenderness, and knowledge of the Ukrainian culture with the world. Here are some of our favourites and you can find more on their Instagram.