Looking at this photo, you'd probably never guess this lantern is constructed from manila folders and wooden skewers. With those inexpensive supplies, you can make your own version for ambient, Japanese-style lighting in your home.
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Sure you could hide your maps on the edge of your notebooks, but if you want access to full maps but don't want to look like the tourist wrestling with an unwieldy map, then you need to learn some advanced map-folding techniques.
If you're a fan of papercraft and looking for a novel way to gift a CD or DVD, this DIY pop-up case is tough to beat. Chung Da Lam—a design student with with a passion for papercraft—has a variety of interesting papercraft tricks on his site, including this clever guide for turning a piece of paper into a folding beak that lifts your disc straight up when you open the case. Although the audio isn't the highest quality the following video provides a great visual demonstration of the case in action.