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Keiko Tsuji

Only Paper & Muji scissors

PRESENTED ON MAY 28, 2008
IN TOKYO @ VOL 52

Armed with only a pair of Muji scissors and some paper, Keiko explains the Japanese art of 'kirie' or paper cutting. The presentation slowly unfolds showing how incredibly creative this art can be.

The presentation is in Japanese with some English, but the pictures say it all!

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Light and Coloured Paper Art

BY JILLIAN ELDRIDGE
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Thinking about the relationship of light and paper differently, Jillian Eldridge  discovers an interesting and abstract form of art by using light and coloured paper that creates for an interesting use of shadows and reflected light. Listen as she uses this fusioned medium to talk about her artistic pieces introducing people and moths. 

 

 

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Paper Birds

BY DIANA BELTRÁN HERRERA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Diana Beltran creates paper sculptures that have been featured all over the web, in particular her exquisite little birds. She shares her thoughts on nature and her own creative process. (In Spanish)

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How To Become A Paper Architect-101

BY ETIENNE BASTORMAGI
@ VOL 21 ON DEC 10, 2014

Architect/urban planner/visual artist Etienne Bastormagi gives us valuable insight on how to become a paper architect. Get ready to embark on a beautifully colored journey! 

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Designer MUJI

BY MOTOKI KOKETSU
@ INSPIRED BY JAPAN – POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 23, 2016

Motoki Koketsu is an ineteraction designer at MUJI. He uses 20 images to share with us some of this amazing designs and what inspires him! Muji's natural and simple design complements today's lifestyles perfectly

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Learning from the Paper Architects of Moscow

BY ROSS ANDERSON
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Ross Anderson shares his journey to explore the Paper Architects of Moscow.

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Paper Models

BY TOM GREENSFELDER
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Designer Tom Greensfelder shares a history of paper modelmaking.

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Paper Making in Japan

BY REBECCA PRY
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

"They gave us certificates of mastering the art of paper making but then they quickly clarified that we didn't actually master it because it takes years to do so..."

In "Paper Making in Japan" from PechaKucha Night Warwick Vol. 1, Rebecca Pry shares her story of how she learned to make traditional Japanese paper, washi, while at the Awagami paper making factory in Tokushima, Japan.

Rebecca is a young artist living and working in Warwick, NY. Her work is heavily inspired by the patterns and imagery created by nature and her surroundings. Her designs have been published in books and magazines and have been printed on apparel, accessories, home goods, and stationery. 

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How to Make a Paper Frog

BY BEN CLARK
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 01, 2018

Using none of the wisdom learned over ten years in the design industry, Ben Clark will teach you how to make a jumping paper frog in 20 ribbeting slides. 

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The Fine Art of the Paper Cut

BY BEN COURTNEY
@ VOL 32 ON NOV 07, 2018

Ben Courtney is the chief scalpelsmith at Pork Chops Paper Cuts who transforms the humble piece of paper into something quite magical and beautiful, with almost impossible intricacy.