May 27, 2004

Playing with paperclips, ending with art.

You can try to build an elegant three-D structure next time you're alone with a box of paperlips.

  • Sadly, all I can do is compulsively straighten paperclips. It comes from being a Mac user since 1984.
  • It might be amusing to try a few of these out with a bottle of bubble-soap and see what sort of bubbles emerged. The structures overall remind me of my mecchano days.
  • The following video reenacts the scene of the artist's initial inspiration.