The vibrant and eye-catching paper artworks by a Paris-based designer combine two of my great loves: paper and colors!
No matter how high-tech the photography and art world gets, I think these advancements just won’t replace paper. I’m sure many will agree with me that aside from physical books, print magazines, and printed photos, sketchbooks and various types of specialty paper will always be around and never go out of use, especially since creative minds are always thinking of ways to play around them!
Case in point? Artworks like the ones made by Maud Vantours, a Paris-based designer who makes amazing patterns and 3D sculptures in various eye-catching colors. I particularly love how she cuts through layers upon layers of paper in different colors, creating patterns and sculptures that draw your eyes through clever use of colors and textures.
While I have no doubts that something like it can be done digitally, I just find it even more impressive that Maud does it painstakingly by hand, and using something as simple as paper — which is also her favorite medium, I later found out!
If you’d like to see more amazing paper masterpieces by artists around the world, take a look at some of my favorites so far:
Rooms contain what the owner values or has come to hate (tucked in boxes, of course). Colors reveal mood swings. Gardens follow the season’s orders. A house keeps up with ever-changing whims and styles—one of the things that make it a home. Here’s something to inspire your next spruce-up.
Sonia pushed the Petzval lens test one step further by shooting with expired black and white film. The results are amazing, and the grain gave life to these beautiful Petzval portraits! Learn more about this photographer and her love for films, and catch a glimpse of her photos, taken in romantic Paris.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of one of the most influential photography books ever, "Ballet" by the photographer, art director, and graphic designer Alexey Brodovitch. Brodovitch took a series of photos of classical dance in a very unconventional way, using very slow exposure times, trying to catch the true essence of Russian ballets. For this article, I took a series of photos at the Swing Crash Festival in my city, Como, held in June 2015.
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An architect based in Sarawak, Malaysia, Hussein's photographic style is greatly influenced by his love for music and video games. This talented portrait photographer, also known in the community as hoseun, is our LomoGuru of the Week!
Derrick Ong's portraits give off a feeling of nostalgia and old-world charm. The Singapore-based photographer specializes in pre-nuptial and wedding shoots, and loves to capture moments in vibrant hues as well as in black and white. In this exclusive interview, he tells us about his experience shooting with the New Petzval Lens.
Toby Mason (aka fotobes) is one of our favourite UK-based Lomography fanatics. We love his photos and decided to lend him an LC-A 120 for testing. Get to know Toby and catch a glimpse of his stunning photos.
A freelance designer and illustrator by profession, New York-based Daniel Zvereff is an ardent traveler who documents his journeys the old-fashioned way – with hand-written journals and photographs. In this feature, Zvereff talks about his passion for travel, and how it has sparked a love affair with cameras and lenses.
By now most of you would have heard of Lomokev, one of the UK's most prolific film photographers. Based in Brighton, Lomokev loves to shoot with the trusty LC-A and his work has been featured in numerous publications and projects. Here's an exclusive interview, along with a several fantastic shots by the talented UK-based photographer.
Lomography has teamed up with Scotland-based designer Nikki McWilliams for a special rumble. You could win a Diana Mini White, a Parma Violet Custard Cream Cushion designed by Nikki and a host of other tasty goodies.