by , 08/05/06

richard sweeney, paper sculpture

UK designer Richard Sweeney took our breath away with these 3-dimensional sculptures made from the most ordinary of materials: plain old paper. The intricately folded forms are absolutely striking in their clean symmetry and the shadows cast by the curves and crevices. You can stare with jaw-dropped awe at most of his paper sculptures at his Flickr page. Geometry has never looked so good…

Sweeney (just 22-years-old!) was recently recognized for his ingenuity with the New Designers DKNY Award. Not sure these works are made from recycled paper, but there’s no reason they couldn’t be.

+ Richard Sweeney website

+Sweeney on Flickr

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  1. danz99 November 29, 2009 at 9:44 am

    Really truly amazing but i want to know about him and not his work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😉

  2. cara April 7, 2007 at 7:57 am

    We need to know how he did this. How did he do it?

  3. Anita Wolfenden August 20, 2006 at 7:41 pm

    Do you teach or give workshops somewhere?
    Anita Wolfenden

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