CR paper toy competition

The December issue of CR included a blank, paper toy template for our readers to cut out, and customise. We asked you to send in your paper toy creations, and we’ve put together a selection of our favourite submissions…

The December issue of CR included a blank, paper toy template, and in association with Arjowiggins we set our readers the challenge of cutting out and customising their very own toy. We asked you to send in your creations, and we’ve received some great submissions, including a skeleton, a Christmas robin, and even a toy with its own mini copy of Creative Review. We’ve put together a selection of our favourite toys, which you can see below. Scroll down to the bottom to see our overall winner, who receives a subscription to CR, and a copy of Papertoy Monsters, by Brian Castleforte. If you’d like to see more paper toys, head over to our Facebook page to browse through the entire gallery.

By Vue

By K&i Design Studio

By Wilson Cooke

By Evolve Agency

By Yu-Jin Kang

By Jessica Love

By Simeng Zhao

By Gianfranco Setzu

By Sam Hope

By Alice Tosey and Sam Carroll

Despite receiving lots of great submissions, there can only be one winner, and after much deliberation we decided our favourite was Stephen Messham’s This is England inspired skinhead. Thanks to everyone for taking part, and well done Stephen.

By Stephen Messham

CR in Print

If you enjoy reading the Creative Review website, we think you’ll enjoy reading the magazine even more. The December issue of CR includes a profile piece on the independent creative scene in Liverpool, a major interview with Dutch book designer Irma Boom and a great piece on ‘Poster King’ Edward McKnight Kauffer. You’ll also find articles on Dentsu London, a review of the Walker Art Center’s Graphic Design: Now in Production show and a fascinating debate on the clash between design and advertising betwen Wally Olins and CHI’s Dan Beckett.

And if that wasn’t enough, the issue also includes a FREE paper toy for readers to cut out and customise.

If you would like to buy this issue and are based in the UK, you can search for your nearest stockist here. Based outside the UK? Simply call +44(0)207 292 3703 to find your nearest stockist. Better yet, subscribe to CR for a year here and save yourself almost 30% on the printed magazine.

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