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Advertising agency WMcCann has received plaudits for its humorous new print advertising campaign for a new bug-killing spray in Brazil. With mosquito-borne diseases like dengue fever, zika, and chikungunya on the rise, the launch of the new insecticide was very timely.  In 2016, Brazil was in the grip of a dengue fever outbreak, brought about […]

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Chemists at The Ohio State University are developing paper strips that detect diseases including cancer and malaria—for a cost of 50 cents per strip. A ground-breaking research was conduted by Abraham Badu-Tawiah, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and BioChemistry at Ohio State University, and two post-doctoral researchers, Suming Chen and Qiongqiong Wan. The researchers were able […]

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Although social media is changing the number of birthdays and special occasions we acknowledge, it hasn’t diminished our desire to send greetings cards. The USA buys 6.5 billion greeting cards each year – sustaining a $7 billion+ industry. Now, two entrepreneurs have launched a range of beautiful paper cards featuring pop-up paper sculptures – with […]

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Ever wished you could give your eyes a rest, leave your device behind and browse the latest and best online journalism without the need to stare at a screen? Enter Swipe: a new, free, quarterly magazine that curates the best writing, pictures and trends from the internet and publishes them in a print publication. The […]

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Today, too many of us think exclusively in terms of the digital. In advertising, we think of video, interactive, 3D extravaganzas, or if the tightly targeted, customer-aware campaigns that practically read a subject’s life story before sending them any kind of a sales message. But paper is still the default for most consumers, and still […]

Serene Teh is an illustrator and graphic designer who works extensively with paper, so of course it was only a matter of time before she was included here. She has quite a few projects that you can explore on her website (We found her World Food Programme work particularly moving, and her concept for Where […]

Flat Kingdom

You could be forgiven for not having heard of Flat Kingdom, but this independent video game published by Games Starter is notable for its beauty, and its individuality – unlike many other video games, it’s in 2D. Developed in Mexico by Fat Panda Games, Flat Kingdom’s road to success is worth analysing for any budding […]

From time to time, I like to share the amazing artists I meet or discover online, and the amazing things they are doing with paper. Today, let me tell you about Shamekh Bluwi. He is a visual artist and fashion illustrator who uses a surprisingly simple (and highly imitable) technique to incredible results. Once you […]

What an exciting month this is for all the paper lovers around the world. Yes, we are talking about Valentine’s day and all the cutest paper crafts you can do to show your love to your better half, to a special friend or simply to make the world a colourful place. The web is flooded […]

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Paper sculpture is not new; from delicate cut-out work to more rough-hewn papier mache designs, it’s something you’ve probably even had a go at yourself – even if that’s only to make a few paper chains at Christmas, or in the most basic terms, to make a paper aeroplane to throw across a room. Paper […]

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