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April 28, 2015

French company Cinqpoints is dedicated to spreading modern architecture to the public. The company’s series of architecture-focused games and stationery is defined by its graphic look, attention to detail, and minimalist style. Check out four of Cinqpoints products here, which are new arrivals to the Dwell Store.

Black and white origami set designed to make architectural structures

Archifold is a series of sheets of origami paper that are set in a modern black and white palette. Each patterned sheet is based on the framework used by architects to create plans. The set includes a diagram for structuring the paper into a small house, but the Archifold set can be made into many other designs. Balancing simplicity and complexity, Archidold can be used to create intricate or simple models. Each Archifold set is housed in an elegant black envelope and includes 34 sheets of printed paper, instructions for making a house, and a model diagram.

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Black and white origami house structures

A cluster of black and white houses gives a view of the possible origami creations from the Archifold Architectural Origami Set

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Architecture notebook with drafting tools

The Archimetric Notebook and Drawing Tool Set is an elegant notebook designed for architects, designers, or anyone who is interested in scaled drafting. The pages of the notebook are ruled at a scale of 1/100° and 1/50° for precision drafting, and the book also includes blank pages for notes or freehand sketches. The grey pages are lined with white, making the graphs almost appear to fade away from the pages. The result is a surface that sets drawings apart form the lines, letting them stand on their own. The Arhimetric set also includes drawing instruments, including a scale ruler, protractor and t-square, and a bookmark.

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Architectural drawing notebook with drafting tool

A view of the interior pages of the Archimetric Notebook, showing one of the drafting tools.

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3D Architectural puzzle in the shape of a house

The Home 3D Puzzle is an innovative puzzle with 17 finely crafted pieces. Each piece can be used to build the house structure, furniture, or other structures. Due to the intricate nature of each puzzle piece, the Home 3D Puzzle is a brainteaser, as pieces needs to be placed in an exact way to create the home. The puzzle is a construction game, and has been designed with thoughtful attention to architectural structures. The Home 3D Puzzle can be used as a game for children, or a desktop accent in an office. The pieces are boxed in the shape of a completed puzzle, which unfolds to reveal the pieces.

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3D wood puzzle pieces in shape of living room furniture

A living room furniture scene shows the possible iterations of the Home 3D Architectural Puzzle.

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Architecture card game featuring iconic structures

The Iconic Architecture Card Game is a set of cards that feature the greatest modern architectural icons that are separated into seven groups including events, house, tower, culture, religion, housing, museum. Including 44 black and white cards, the game spans architecture all over the world that have been carefully selected because of their diversity, architectural aspects, technical details, and cultural value. Each card is also selected because it can be easily identified by fans of modern architecture. The deck is unified by its simple drawings, typography, and bold black and white backings.

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Black and white origami set designed to make architectural structures

Archifold is a series of sheets of origami paper that are set in a modern black and white palette. Each patterned sheet is based on the framework used by architects to create plans. The set includes a diagram for structuring the paper into a small house, but the Archifold set can be made into many other designs. Balancing simplicity and complexity, Archidold can be used to create intricate or simple models. Each Archifold set is housed in an elegant black envelope and includes 34 sheets of printed paper, instructions for making a house, and a model diagram.

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