street art

  • German Urban Cardboard Street Art

    German Urban Cardboard Street Art

    A cardboard artist often sees big piles of cardboard on the side of the road, waiting to be picked up by the cities’ recycling company. I always fantasize about the things I could make out of these piles and how much fun it would be to put these things on the street again. The artists […]

  • An explosion of cardboard in the shape of town

    An explosion of cardboard in the shape of town

    About Cardboardia’s materialization in Perm.We were invited to come and help build Cardboardia in Perm (KartonKamsk).Perm is a city with two faces: one rough, industrial and hardworking and one innocent, cultural and fun-loving. The city used to be the last stop before people deemed “undesirable” by the Soviet regime passed on their way to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2011 First Amsterdam Cardboard Robot Capture The Flag

    2011 First Amsterdam Cardboard Robot Capture The Flag

    Well, that was fun, we organised the first official Amsterdam Cardboard Robot Capture The Flag Event. The flag of course being the baby-bot. Inspired by earlier Robot Battles we wanted to create something like that in Amsterdam. Next time we need a bigger location, and we’ll invite more people… The passers-by in the Westerpark where […]

  • 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 […]

  • Painted Cardboard Houses Japan

    Painted Cardboard Houses Japan

    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: […]