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Paper Wow!

Sculptures, haute couture, furniture, progressive art … you can do amazing things out of paper. The premium papers in the Multicopy family are the ones to go for in any office paper-related mission. They will give you the great look and feel, quality and runnability that you hope for and help you meet green targets. But we are aware that cut size Multicopy is not the perfect fit for every occasion – for one it doesn’t quite make the grade in the world of art, fashion and design.

Stora Enso however, is a major player in renewable materials deriving from the forest/pulp and paper. A collaboration with Swedish kick-ass designer Bea Szenfeld some years back, where she designed haute couture creations (haute papier) from Stora Enso paper, is one amazing example of the ”paper wow” that we would like to share with you here.

Bea Szenfeld – haute papier

Imagine the hours put in creating this collection of haute papier! One of the items is put on display in the show room at the Stora Enso head office in Helsinki.

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Bea Szenfeld – haute papier

Paper trophy

Offer a large variety of cute and cool paper sculptures for worldwide shipping. And we really like that they plant 5 new trees for every purchase in their web shop.

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Cute and cool paper sculptures

Art: Sebastian Blomqvist

This is a Swedish artist that makes baroque style sculptures out of recycled paper and plaster. In 2019 he had an exhibition at IFÖ Center – an art gallery situated in Bromölla, close to our Nymölla Mill. Fascinating!

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Baroque style sculptures of a horse -made of recycled paper and plaster

Art: Peter Callesen

This skilled Dane actually does use cut size office paper for some of his artwork. Creating delicate and exquisite art out of a flat sheet of white paper. Take a look at this video to see how he does it.

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Butterfly - Delicate and exquisite art out of a flat sheet of white office paper

Art: 75 pieces of inspiration

Callesen is actually one of the artists that are highlighted in this presentation of inspiring and impressive paper art from all over the world. Folds, cuts, braids and in many cases an unbelievable attention to detail … and buckets of patience. Take a look and prepare for more ”wows”.

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Blue flowers made of paper

Paper furniture – surprisingly strong.

From the paper cord seated classic CH24 chair by Wegner to cardboard sofas and beds – paper proves to be a durable material, well fit for furniture. The environmentally friendly production and the recyclable qualities of paper are off course also big bonuses, now more than ever. In Scandinavia there’s also a growing interest for decorative paper items such as paper bag pots for your indoor plants and bags for storage.

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Paper cord seated classic CH24 chair by Wegner

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