Corrugated Cardboard Paper Art by Mark Langan

I keep a long list of potential blog post topics... it never fails to amaze me how many wonderful paper art sites there are and people I'd love to showcase. Today's featured artist, Mark Langan of Ohio, has been on my radar for quite some time. His work is pretty darn incredible, so let's take a look.

cardboard art

Since 2004, Mark has been reusing ordinary cardboard, otherwise destined for the recycling bin, to make beautifully effective wall decor.

He uses nothing more than corrugated boxes, non-toxic glue, a razor knife, cutting edge, and mat. Needless to say, plenty of artistic talent is also required.

floral cardboard art wall decor
Here he's recreated Edvard Munch's Scream with fine detail.

The Scream in cardboard
It's no surprise Mark's work is sought after by companies that play a role in packaging, cardboard and paper manufacturing, as well as recycling and green industries.

cardboard wall art

cardboard bar code art
His work is placed in lobbies and boardrooms, and sometimes he recreates company logos in cardboard.

proper owl logo owl logo
Take a moment to visit Langan Art - there are many fascinating works to see.
Ann Martin
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  1. Fantastic! And the level of detail is amazing.

  2. Wow, this is really amazing and so well realized!
    Thank you Ann, for collecting and sharing such impressive works of talented creative people!

  3. Fabulous work!

    Your blog has become one of my favorites.

  4. Thanks for a great post Ann, I am amazed by his talented, his way of recycling and I love his celebration of corrugated art.

  5. Absolutely amazing. I love it when items are used for something other than what they are intended for.

    His talent shines through that is for sure.

  6. This is just amazing! Wow... Of course, now I have a whole load of things I can't throw out now.... :)

  7. Very impressive that he can create such fabulous works of art with such simple materials.

  8. This is absolutely amazing! He is SO the green artist of the year! Who would've thought that cardboard could look like that!

  9. In addition to being completely amazed, I am thoroughly jealous! Simply incredible.

  10. Inspirational!! So much detail!!

  11. I'm amazed too!!! How cool is that, we also recycle the cardboard o make cards :D

  12. Excellent art work, wow, I don't use the word wow, but I am really amazed.


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