Proyecto Ensamble

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Proyecto Ensamble

Santiago, Chile | 49 Sales

Announcement    Proyecto Ensamble is the first compilation Art Toy-Zine featuring contemporary artists. We make beautiful paper crafts from the end of the world.


Last updated on Jun 26, 2016

Proyecto Ensamble is the first compilation Art Toy-Zine featuring contemporary artists. We make beautiful paper crafts from the end of the world.


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About proyectoensamble

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On Etsy since 2014

Proyecto Ensamble is the first compilation Art Toy-Zine featuring contemporary artists & designer made in Chile. DIY Platform toy & 3D building block.

This initiative starts with the idea of reformulating the function that has been given to paper toys or paper figures. Observing the antique origami technique and the kaleidocycles of M.C.Escher, we propose a simple form that can be characterize, ensemble and can form complex forms.

This 3d building block can be customized or modified artistically by designers, architects, artists, engineers, kids, etc. When it’s made of paper, its final goal is to present different artistic points of view by means of this 3d building block and to merge them to create one single piece of artwork which intention will depend on what each individual artwork communicate. But when its made of other materials, the projects flexibilize and the volume became part of a structure with a different purpose when experimenting with materiality, scale and functionality.

The pieces where conceived from a rectangle, and this rectangle is immerse in the Golden Ratio or Sectio Aurea, given its immanent properties to the nature of things. So this canvas will work individually or as modules of a larger structure that will interrelate by two points of union located in the same figure to form a non default system that shows and arrange the artworks.

"This unique customizable platform is an interlocking design made to interact with itself like a 3D building block. It is most commonly seen as a paper toy, though can be printed on a variety of materials for use by customizers." - Clutter Magazine Designer Toy Awards -

A toyzine is a magazine (or paper that ships flat and is mailed on a serialized basis) that can be folded up into a toy. In this case, the toys work like building blocks that can stack and interlock with one another.

Shop members

  • Sacha Finsterbusch

    Owner, Designer, Marketer

    Is the one in charge of making the public relationships of Proyecto Ensamble and also in charge of the curating process and contacting every artist.

  • Paula Zuñiga

    Owner, Curator, Designer

    She is in charge of the design process and the art direction behind each series. She is totally involved with the printing process. The final decision about the artists in each series is taken by her.

Production partners

  • Libedlulo

    Santiago Metropolitan, Chile

    It is a graphic designer and a illustrator. She create and edit Proyecto Ensamble series and made a lot of the illustrations of the project.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 8, 2015
Our philosophy is to deliver a product made ​​with love, whose quality standards are high and whose purpose is to bring good design wherever it is positioned. From Santiago, Chile to the world.

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Returns and exchanges
If your product arrives defective due to our error, we will give you the possibility of a refund or send you a new one.
We only accept PayPal Payments.
Customs fees and taxes are responsibility of the customer.
All orders are sent via Correos de Chile Mail.

All items are sent with tracking Number you can check at CORREOS.CL or if you live in the U.S, you can check it at USPS.COM.

Once items have been marked as shipped and given over to Correos de Chile, Proyecto Ensamble can no longer be held responsible. If you have questions about tracking (not updating, etc), the best option is to call your local Post Office. We can only see what you see with the tracking number.

All shipments have a delivery time of up to 15 working days from the date of shipment.