Gerald Paper Dog Project by Lazerian

View all 17 Photos

Despite the humble origins of the project as a rebranding of Lazerian, a British design studio, Gerald Paper Dog Project has grown to reach over 105 collaborators around the globe. At the center of all this creativity is the freestanding Gerald, a folded and assembled construction resembling its real Bracco Italiano counterpart. Instead of the 320 bones to be found in a dog’s skeleton, 88 pieces of paper form Gerald’s body. Duplicates of the figure, but each born with its own personality and colorful coat, roam freely as designers render their interpretations on the paper surface. While a textile specialist gave her dog a warm, hand-sewn felt skin, other variations flaunt a field of strawberries as pattern or even a contemporary black, white, and red mosaic of color. All siblings and cousins of Gerald are to be displayed during New York Design Week – a true reunion indeed!

Kimberly

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

Take me there

  • The Krane

    An immersive retreat in one of Copenhagen’s harbors. More than just a contemporary space, The…

  • Guntu Hotel

    A tranquil destination in the Seto Inland Sea. This floating hotel Japan added to its…

  • Villa Slow

    A special hotel designed to be a home away from home. Nestled into a bucolic…

  • Alila Yangshuo Hotel

    An old sugar mill becomes a modern hotel. Built in the 1960s in the striking…

More for you

  • Radiator By Borgman | Lenk

    Built in 1250, this Franciscan church and monastery is one of Berlin’s oldest monuments. It’s…

  • Color Factory

    If you live in San Francisco or if you’re planning to visit this August, you…

  • Paper Cloud By Studio 3A

    Located in an old courtyard in Montpellier, France, Paper Cloud stands out against natural stone…

  • Typewriter Guns By Éric Nado

    Words can have a bigger impact than weapons and violence. The Typewriter Guns series by…

Close Cart