Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Paper business

For the last couple of weeks I have been surrounded by paper - paper cards, pop-ups and loads of wonderful flat and 3 dimensional things made out of paper. It's a completely different language of 3D design I am discovering now and I admit I'm getting surprised on every step.

Here is something nice I have found - very girly

However... as brilliant as paper may be - with all it's forms,textures,colours and its cheapness and availability and recycle-ability... it all seems like cheating... Temporary and non-durable design. I mean it is all good when we use it for cards and packaging and all that stuff that's going to waste after a few days. But I'm not really keen on those papery every day objects, like furniture for instance, that claim to be so eco-friendly. One rain and here goes your cardboard chair turned into paper pulp.