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Fun Link Friday: Japanese gift wrapping

Are you the kind of person who loves or dreads wrapping their gifts at every birthday and holiday season? Those who have been to Japan are probably very familiar with the seemingly mystical power of store clerks who wrap your … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Laser-cut Stationery Surprises

Although this is old news by internet standards, This is Colossal posted last week about a new memo pad produced by the Japanese company Triad that reveals hidden architectural features or objects as you use up your everyday notes. Called … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Newspaper Animal Sculptures by Chie Hitotsuyama

Who says the age of newspapers is over? Artist Chie Hitotsuyama has certainly found a good use for them! She creates masterful, incredibly realistic sculptures of animals and people using primarily rolled up newspapers. The effect of carefully manipulating sections … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Pop-up Kirigami

Though I don’t speak French, I couldn’t resist posting this as a fun link when I came across the video online at golem 13: Nakamura Haruki, an expert in kirigami (paper cutting), has come up with incredibly adorable animal creations that literally … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: “Origami Heaven” Event

I feel a little bad to talk about an event that has already passed. However, I stumbled upon it from TokyoTako’s blog post on “Origami Heaven” an event that happened earlier this month. What was truly awe inspiring to me, … Continue reading

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FLF: Anatomical Cross-sections Made from Japanese Mulberry Paper

Lost at E-Minor shared some fascinating art by Lisa Nilsson earlier this month. Her Tissue Series “Anatomical Cross-Sections in Paper” utilizes Japanese mulberry paper. Lisa writes on her website that: These pieces are made of Japanese mulberry paper and the gilded edges … Continue reading

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