The one with the paper links

Sheet of A4 paper, the detailed shape of a man cut from it

Via Pixeldiva, the wonderful paper art of Peter Callesen. This Danish artist also works in ice.

From the Times: Ultimate paper plane takes to skies

A TEAM of young scientists has created what they believe to be the perfect paper plane.

It can fly more than 100ft (30m) and remain aloft for about 20 seconds. Most importantly, it is easy to make. The plane, named Avenger, has been judged by academics to contain the ideal balance between complex aerodynamic principles and simplicity of design. Its looks may also have helped: the delta wing is reminiscent of Concorde.

Maybe you’d like to build your own or make some paper toys

For the more ambitious, here’s how to build a paper Mac, build origami dinosaurs and insects and even a blog dedicated to all things creative with paper.

Update #1: how to create an origami cd holder

Update #2: From IanRobert J Lang’s wonderful origami site.

4 Responses to “The one with the paper links”

  1. Gordon
    November 25th, 2005 17:35

    I’ve seen Peter Callesen’s stuff before it’s breathtaking.

    Great set of links… love the paper Mac! lol

  2. Ian
    November 27th, 2005 01:00

    Have a look at Robert Lang too. I have tried a few of his things. Normally after about two hours I end up with something that is only a vaguely similar, and knotted fingers..

  3. chasingdaisy.com » Blog Archive » A competition, a Mac toy and an update
    November 28th, 2005 00:54

    […] An update to the paper post – Robert J Lang’s delicious Origami site (from Ian) and how to create an origami cd holder. […]

  4. Lorraine
    December 4th, 2005 00:43

    It’s been a while, hasn’t it?

    I’m so glad I found this post of yours… I have a “paper fetish” of sorts, and the link to paperforest is excellent.

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