There’s a lot of visual artists that like to work with cardboard, here’s some fine examples from around the globe! Please share it if you like it!

It even works, hi to lo-fi

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Make things big: size definitely matters amongst the cardboarding community :-). This Giant Cardboard Camera isn’t only beautiful, it also works! Kiel Johnson’s cardboard sculpture of a twin lens reflex camera is made strictly from cardboard, hot glue, and tape. You can find some pictures that are made with the camera on the site of Kiel Johnson, he has some SERIOUS cardboard skills. Normally I really don’t care for realism (some artists out there just try to copy reality in … Continue reading







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Of Mice and Man (And of Cardboard too)

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The beautifull work of Richard Derks. Al sorts of little dwellings for his mice. Be sure to als watch the little films he made of the mice playing in the houses : Muizenhuizen (Micehouse) (update: at the moment these seem to be offline!) When you look at these little houses with the mice in it you’ll probably start to think about what it would be like to be a mouse. It also reminds of childhoods filled with building huts and … Continue reading







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Cardboard Applause Machine

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Or maybe a rain machine… I would love to have seen this installation. It’s like an arena with people applauding it. If you’ve seen it live please share what it was like in real live 🙂 made by hanneszweifel.ch and zimoun.ch It’s well wurth the applause!







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Painted Cardboard Houses Japan

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The cardboard dwellings of homeless people in the Shinjuku Station in Tokyo were a 1990s phenomenon. If you go to the website cardboard-house-painting.jp/ about these cardboard houses you can still see some of the beautifull artworks some of the inhabitants made of their temporary shelters.The site is in japanese but if you feel poetic: you can aways count on google translate japanese-english: Cardboard-type settlement here before the Information Center has to plug in a cardboard reviews too many pieces. Kita … Continue reading







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