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These Brilliantly Bizarre Cardboard Toys Are Why Nintendo Matters

If Nintendo was only producing software, not hardware, something this strange wouldn't exist.
Patrick Klepek
1.18.18
Labo

Nintendo Switch's Hot New Accessory Is Cardboard

It feels like Nintendo can do nothing wrong, but can it reboot cardboard?
Matthew Gault
1.17.18
cardboard

Cardboard Artist Crafts Sci-Fi Sculptures Out of Packing Material

Monami Ohno makes insanely intricate sculptures using only scissors, razor blades, pencils, and adhesive.
Dyllan Furness
7.23.17
Sound Art

Hear 435 Cardboard Boxes Create a Minimalist Sound Symphony

Zimoun examines the relationship between kinetic art and sound in '435 prepared dc-motors, 2030 cardboard boxes 35x35x35cm.'
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
3.21.17
Art

Cardboard IKEA House and Rocking Horse Cutouts Tackle Social Inequity

Sura Haarp takes a stand against socio-political inequalities with cardboard installations.
Catherine Chapman
12.3.16
virtual reality

This Is What People Thought VR Would Look Like in 1990

What, you didn't know about "data gloves"?
Madison Margolin
11.16.16
Art

Impossible Photos of a Twin Sister Who Never Existed

Photographer Jessica Richmond and her imaginary cardboard twin take photos together.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
11.14.16
Art

Artist's DIY Space Program Seeks Life on Jupiter’s Icy Moon

Bricolage master Tom Sachs and his team operate a handmade aeronautics program to find new lifeforms, and sometimes grow poppies, in outer space
Shana Nys Dambrot
10.17.16
Film

Here's Proof You Don't Need $210 Million to Make a ‘Transformers’ Film

All you have to do is find yourself a team of dedicated cosplayers.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.29.16
Gaming

In Defense of Cardboard VR

Is Google’s VR experiment a grand vision of a mobile future or just a passing gimmick?
Jason D’Aprile
4.9.16
Google

3D Sound Is Coming to Google Cardboard to Make Virtual Worlds More Real

Cardboard makes virtual worlds even realer with sound.
Michael Byrne
1.14.16
Film

[Premiere] Meet Calder Greenwood, 'The Cardboard Artist'

Matthew Kaundart and Luka Fisher's documentary explores the lifelike street art installations of Calder Greenwood.
Rebecca Miller
1.11.16
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