Paper art can be traced back to Japan, where it originated over a thousand years ago. Now these days from complex paper cutting to book carving, this is an ever expanding area of design and it is expanding day by day. These intricate paper designs grace museums and exauhibitions throughout the world and is becoming yet another exciting medium of expression for many designers. Some of the artists featured here use simple materials, such as A4 printing paper, card-baords, while others resort to unexpected materials, such as actual books, as their prime materials. In this post, we’ll show you some of the best paper-cut illustrations by various artists and designers.