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“Flight Plan” Boeing 777 Made of Manila Folders

Posted on: January 27, 2014

Love labor intense artwork-and always looking for ways to streamline my process



Some people just have an unreasonable amount of patience.  Honestly, living with someone who had as much focus as Luca Iaconi-Stewart might drive me batty, but nevertheless, hats off to this amazing replica of a Boeing 777.  As a designer, he gives himself plenty of runway.

From thisiscolossal.com

Inspired by high school architecture class where he was assigned to create simple paper models using cut paper manilla folders, San Francisco-based designer Luca Iaconi-Stewart went home to begin construction on an extremely ambitious project: a 1:60 scale reproduction of a Boeing 777 using some of the techniques he learned in class. That was in 2008, when Iaconi-Stewart was just a junior in high school.

Unbelievably, the project continues five years later as he works on and off to perfect every aspect of the plane. Relying on detailed schematics of an Air India 777-300ER he found online, he recreates the digital drawings in…

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