Sam Pierpoint is a Bristol-based illustrator, designer and installation artist. She handcrafts intricate and charming 3D paper sculptures that can be seen in advertising campaigns, magazines, packaging and window displays.
Pierpoint studied Graphic Design at Nottingham Trent University. She is currently living in the rural countryside just outside of Bristol. Nestled in nature, the idyllic setting regularly inspires and informs her art.
She has worked for a large range of clients, including Wimbledon Tennis, Kiehl’s, El Jimador, Paperchase, Birmingham Royal Ballet. In collaboration with Creative Forager, she created a pop-up book used in the short film for Goldsmiths University of London called, ‘Stand out to future employers’.
Pierpoint’s work is created using a range of quality papers. She then photographs the sculpture and edits the images digitally. Her more ambitious pieces use layers and layers of details. Often incorporating geometric and natural patterns, combining to give her work a dreamlike feeling.