9 inspiring paper artists to follow on Instagram

9 inspiring paper artists to follow on Instagram

As you might be aware by now, I LOVE working with paper. I love everything about it. I love that paper is not supposed to make shapes. It’s flat and you’re only supposed to write on it. Right?!

NOPE! There are some amazingly inspiring paper artists who break the 2D mold and make magic out of nothing. Here’s a round up of some of my favorite paper artists to follow on Instagram.

Happy weekend!

See the full list below

Helen Friel

Helen Friel creates the most gorgeous paper art scenes.

Follow @HelenFriel on Instagram here.
Kate Zaremba Company

Kathryn Zaremba of Kate Zaremba Company is a talent! I was lucky enough to get to know her while she worked for Jonathan Adler as his personal assistant and I was an intern. We both attended the same graduate school too. Fun fact: she was Annie on Broadway as a wee lass and was Michelle Tanner’s friend on Full House. Ha! She uses her paper cutting skills to influence her gorgeous wallpaper and illustrations.

Follow @KathrynZaremba on Instagram here.whiteonrice

Ross Symons of White On Rice is an origami artist who specializes in mini origami. I love his little vignettes.

Give him a follow at @white_onrice.
Laura Blythman

Laura Blythman is a designer and illustrator who specializes in collages. Her collages have been applied to a variety of fun products that you can buy too.

Follow her on instagram at @laurablythman

Fideli Sundqvist

As you know, Fideli Sundqvist is a favorite of mine (see here). Her paper art has been used for a variety of big named clients.

Follow her feed at @fidelisundqvist


Chloe Fleury creates delightful paper vignettes in gorgeous colorways. She also sells some products as kits!

Follow her at @chloefleury.adrianandgidi

Adrian and Gidi are an Amsterdam-based duo specializing in photography, set designs, and animation for big clients and magazines. They’re work is impeccable.

Follow them at @adrianandgidiGiant Origami

Coco Sato, founder of Giant Origami, creates the most gorgeous origami installations in gorgeous colors. She teaches workshops too!

Follow her at @Giant_Origami.

Daniel Sean Murphy

Daniel Sean Murphy is a NYC based set designer working with paper for many big named clients and his work is so so good.

Follow him at @danielseanmurphy.



  1. Hello Daniel,

    My name is Elaine Hamideh and I’m a big fan of your origami work. I’m soon launching a fine stationery subscription service called Papyrus Box and would love to speak with you on incorporating some of your designs. Could we schedule a time to further speak on the idea?

    Best Regards,



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