Two artschool grads from Nancy, France had a terrific idea to create old electronic items out of paper. Be it a cassette, a walkman, an old telephone or a Nintendo controller, these things are just so colorful and well-made that you wish they were real.
Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann, who’ve studied graphic design and go by the name of Zim and Zou, are pretty much paper handling experts. This project is just one of the many paper sculptures, installations and graphic designs that they’ve done in their studio based in France.
According to Zim and Zou, this project, named Back to Basics, took one year to develop and it’s still ongoing. So if you’re curious of what goes on in the process of making these tiny paper treasures, you can have a look at this video they’ve posted and maybe start making your own, if you’re up to it:
Photo credit: Zim and Zou.