Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

New Zealand designer Chris Waind has created this set of decorative paper butterflies.

Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

Called Papillons Graphiques, the pieces are packaged in a metal tin that includes a set of pins so they can be displayed pinned to a board like a real butterflies would be in Victorian collections.

Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

Each piece is a digital print on watercolour paper to give a textured feel.

Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

Here's more information from the designer:


The Graphic Butterfly Collection.

Nine species of graphic butterflies packaged in a brushed metal presentation tin and finished with a label band.

Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

The collection also comes with a set of pins.

Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

The dimensions of each butterfly measures around 3.5" (90mm) high X 4.5" (115mm) wide. The tin measures 3 3/4" (95mm) long X 2 3/8" (60mm) wide.

Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

Each specimen is a giclee print on 200gsm archive watercolour paper, for deep rich colour with a textured feel.

Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

This makes a beautiful gift for anyone looking for a slightly more humane butterfly collection.

Papillons Graphiques by Chris Waind

See also:

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Butterfly table by
based upon
Cardon Copy by
Cardon Webb
The Hybrid Project by Readymade Projects,
Mogollon and Daniel Hakansson