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  • Cardboarders decorate HRFST Festival with HKU Students

    Cardboarders decorate HRFST Festival with HKU Students

    HRFST festival is a new festival by Xsense in the Netherlands. They asked us to work together with the students from Utrecht School of the Arts to make some of the decorations! Thanks to all the students and supercreative Bram Schinkel for all the help! Want to get expressive during your festival? We can help you […]

  • Cardboarders workshop at Art and Design Deltion Zwolle

    Cardboarders workshop at Art and Design Deltion Zwolle

    I (Mathijs) was asked to do a workshop at the (international) school for Art and Design in Zwolle.I decided to make it an intense two days of cardboard costume-making. Then I would have one day left to play with the students and their costumes in the green screen studio (a really good one they have […]

  • THE FLAT BOX

    THE FLAT BOX

    The shapes of unfolded corrugated boxes are very fascinating. They show efficient and careful industrial design. Printing is suddenly transformed to a fragmented collage. Not that strange that kids are often happier with the box than the toy itself! There’s some artists that use the graphical quality of these foldouts. They break down the box […]

  • Cardboard SweatShop

    Cardboard SweatShop

    What we like about festivals is not to just sit around and consume. We want to join in! A big festival like Lowlands is like a village, you can eat, drink, dance and consume whatever you like. But once in a while you get ideas on festivals, and you want to produce them immediately. This […]

  • CGC: Computer Generated Cardboard

    CGC: Computer Generated Cardboard

    Some animation are worth looking at frame by frame. Psyop is one of the big names in animation. They are well known for big commercial projects that bring back the Awwww in awesome. They make computer generated animations without the “cgi-feel”. This is about the series of animations they made for UPS using cardboard as […]

  • BOXWARS ARE NO PILLOWFIGHTS

    BOXWARS ARE NO PILLOWFIGHTS

    Remember pillow fights? Alright: Now Forget Pillow Fights! If you feel like having fun you should try this for a weekend. Cardboard enthusiasts LET OUT THE CARDBOARD BEAST in a phenomenon called BOXWARS. It’s aggressive and creative at the same. Like a mixture between art and sport. There’s people all over the world forming illustrious […]

  • Sketchy Catchy Cardboard Characters in Holland

    Sketchy Catchy Cardboard Characters in Holland

    Cardboard animations by dutch animator Sjors Vervoort. So everybody has probably seen these blu street art animations and thought: ” I really need to make something like that because it’s just so epic. These moments end (in my case at least) mostly with sitting down and thinking: “It will never be that cool…” Sjors Vervoort’s […]