zim & zou springs into the season with vibrant papercraft cleaning supplies
 
zim & zou springs into the season with vibrant papercraft cleaning supplies zim & zou springs into the season with vibrant papercraft cleaning supplies
apr 11, 2016

zim & zou springs into the season with vibrant papercraft cleaning supplies

zim & zou springs into the season with vibrant papercraft cleaning supplies 
all images courtesy of zim & zou

 

 

 

french artists zim & zou have sprung into the spring season with a series of handmade paper compositions that illustrate a few of the mundane tasks taken to ready our homes for the warmer weather. the images describe ‘de-cluttering services’, ‘trickier cleaning tasks’, ‘dustpans’ and ‘cleaning products’, each comprised of carefully cut paper elements and handcrafted card stock objects. a vibrant palette of bright blue, green, yellow and purple forms a geometric backdrop for each scene, enhanced by pastel toned paper details. the compositions include quirky elements like confetti-like strips, swept up by a green paper broom for the ‘dustpan’ layout; a sculptural sponge and bucket describes household ‘cleaning products’; and a collection of handcrafted paper clothes are organized inside a box.

 

the four spots — designed for an upcoming issue of washington post local living magazine — bring mundane moments to life through a collection of colorful cleaning tools and carefully crafted props. 

zim zou papercraft designboom
dustpans — confetti-like strips are ‘swept’ by a green paper broom into the nearby pan

zim zou papercraft designboom
cleaning products — sculptural card stock objects have been made in the shape of a sponge and bucket

zim zou papercraft designboom
de-cluttering services — handcrafted paper clothes are carefully organized inside a box

zim-and-zou-spring-cleaning-paper-art-designboom-02
the phrase ‘spring cleaning’ is surrounded by paper flowers and translucent bubbles

zim-and-zou-spring-cleaning-paper-art-designboom-02
the compositions comprise a vibrant palette of bright blue, green, yellow and purple

zim-and-zou-spring-cleaning-paper-art-designboom-02
each of the images feature carefully cut paper elements and handcrafted objects

zim-and-zou-spring-cleaning-paper-art-designboom-02
individually crafted paper flowers are assembled on a cutting mat

zim-and-zou-spring-cleaning-paper-art-designboom-02
the bristles of a broom and its accompanying dustpan begin to take shape

zim-and-zou-spring-cleaning-paper-art-designboom-02
tiny scraps of paper look like sprinkles as they are applied to letterforms

zim-and-zou-spring-cleaning-paper-art-designboom-02
an assortment of colorful flowers have been incorporated into the compositions

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    art news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    491,179 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample