Japanese paper cut art: next level kirigami

Japanese paper cut art: next level kirigami

Kirigami is a form of art I encountered when searching for origami-tutorials. Instead of just using folding techniques, kirigami also lets you cut the paper, creating the most beautiful shapes. However, some artists have taken this specific Japanese art form to a whole new level. 

Shiba Inu ceramics are too adorable!

Shiba Inu ceramics are too adorable!

Shiba Inu ceramics really exist! And they’re as adorable and cute as you can probably imagine. Succulent pots, vases, cups plates…. Artist Tetsuya Iseda can create almost anything in the shape of this incredibly populair dog. Photo credits: Tetsuya Iseda Even if you haven’t heard 

Japanese leaf art takes over Instagram

Japanese leaf art takes over Instagram

Japanese leaf art is one of those things you never knew you needed until you saw it. It appears autumn is a great way for the Japanese to showcase their creativity and amazing artistic skills. Locals across the country just randomly cheer up the streets 

Hand-made cat bags

Hand-made cat bags

Aw, what a cute kitty! Oh, wait, what? It’s a bag? A housewife in Japan creates handbags that look and feel exactly like a real cat. Only these cats have a zipper in their backs. Meet Pico, the artist behind the collection of cute felines.  

Manhole covers Japan

Manhole covers Japan

The words ‘street art’ take on a whole new meaning if you look at these manhole covers. It’s apparently a Japanese custom to have manhole covers that are even more amazing than most art in a museum.  Credit: Daderot If we talk about things you ‘must-see’, 

One stroke dragon art

One stroke dragon art

One stroke, one painting? Not exactly, but the one stroke dragon art is an amazing form of art to look at. The guys who are specialized in this stroke can create a dragontail with just one brush stroke.  Credits: 1RonChi1 The beautiful technique is called ‘hitofude