zim & zou craft vintage gameboy using paper
zim & zou craft vintage gameboy using paper zim & zou craft vintage gameboy using paper
mar 18, 2010

zim & zou craft vintage gameboy using paper

zim and zou: paper gameboyall images courtesy of zim and zou

the french design studio zim & zou just released a series of projects that recreate a vintage gameboy using nothing but paper. the studio built their own scale gameboy in the original grey colour and a vivid neon model. looking at their model you can see they recreated every detail from the ports on the side of the device to the graphics on the game cartridge. each one was made using cut out piece of paper that were fastened together and assembled into the final units. while the paper gameboys don’t actually play games, zim & zou also created a full-scale 3-D version of the classic game title tetris.

  • this is completely useless. nothing but flash graphics.

    has designboom turned into thecoolhunter?

    alex says:
  • yawn.

    Ghostieman says:
  • cool

    Raquel says:
  • @alex if you don’t understand why this is culturally relevant you shouldn’t comment.

    design maverick says:
  • I wonder if this might inspire someone to come up with a paper e-reader….?

    mikewardle says:
  • interesting but zim and zou…. way too much time on your hands guys!!!!!

    another comment says:
  • STUNNING + i want one 😀

    WilhelmR says:
  • @the rude people. it’s ART. If you know nothing of art or you aren’t an artist. Just appreciate it or move on to something you like. Cause it’s not like you could come up with this or even have the skill to execute it. Its an expression and vision that I feel was creatively carried through. If you want to play a gameboy: THEN GO BUY ONE. Stop being rude. There are way too many rude common people on this site.

    Em says:
  • Ladies and semi-gentleman, this is fucking cool, looks like plenty of fun. That is all.

    I'm 100% right all of the time. says:
  • This is realli cool!! I LOVE any models (reduced/1:1/enlarged) of the real things! =D nicely done! I want one too! =P

    Caz says:
  • sry, not art. crap.

    mario says:
  • or “art made by designers”, thas the same..

    mario says:

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