Journal

  • GRUE 2022 - A WINTERLAND MADE FROM WASTE MATERIALS

    GRUE 2022 - A WINTERLAND MADE FROM WASTE MATERIALS

    Following the massive success of our first GRUE project in 2021, we're thrilled to show our new edition of the community-built cardboard winter wonderland that Steve designed for 2022. Be sure to check out the 360 virtual tour embedded in this feature for the full digital experience.
  • BUILDING BIGGER MASKS

    BUILDING BIGGER MASKS

    2023 is here and things are scaling up to be a fantastic new year. This feature is all about MASSIVE heads, effigies and new beginnings. Check out what happens when the build community goes LARGE.
  • THE FOXES OF FREEDOM FESTIVAL

    THE FOXES OF FREEDOM FESTIVAL

    In this feature we explore our recent collaboration with Freedom Festival and Hull City Council, The Awakening. This amazing experience resulted in over 1,000 masks built by local residents in disused shop fronts that we converted into fox den workshops around the city centre.
  • Papercraft as a Teaching Resource

    Papercraft as a Teaching Resource

    Read all about how cross-curricular learning is facilitated through creative activity and how our papercraft designs can be a great vehicle for stimulating young minds. We explore the benefits of playful problem solving in this feature.
  • GRUE - CREATING A CARDBOARD CHRISTMAS

    GRUE - CREATING A CARDBOARD CHRISTMAS

    Built by 300 strong from our local community and sold out nearly every day of viewing over Christmas time 2021, Grue was a smashing success. Designed by Steve and produced by ARCADE, our winter wonderland made entirely from waste materials is now documented here for you to enjoy. Here's to next year's event!
  • MAKING A CARDBOARD MYSTIC WORLD

    MAKING A CARDBOARD MYSTIC WORLD

    Have you seen our cardboard mystic cardboard world? This eerie experience in the 3rd Dimension is not to missed. Like all big things, this one starts very small, and very weird. Go explore and remember, it's only a model. Or, is it?