FHouse based in Gion, a part of Kyoto best known as an exclusive geisha district is designed by Japanese architect Yukio Hashimoto, who gave the building a folded corner to evoke an association with origami. (read more at dezeen.com...
Typogami is an animated typeface by Calango of Amsterdam. There’s a neat video that is worth your while. Watch how the letters fold into beautiful letterforms. There’s a deep satisfying feeling I get watching flat surfaces transform into something new. I guess that’s why they call it innovation.
By Matthieu Georger. His other work is pretty stunning too.
Hello All, I need your help to identify the creators of these four models: Butterfly I’ve taught this model previously, but I have no idea what it’s origins are. I think it’s a modification of Yoshizawa’s flat butterfly model… any idea who the creator is? Origami Dress Any idea who’s design this is? I’ve [...]
I love seeing designers take origami concepts to make furniture bc folding wood and steel is just a tad bit harder than folding paper. In this post, you’ll see repeating shapes that folds up into some quirky styled furniture. By Berlin+Beijing designers Zhang & Thonsgaard.
Elaborate origami sculptures diffuse the light from these lamps by Tel Aviv studio Aqua Creations and origami artist Ilan Garibi. via Dezeen http://www.dezeen.com/2011/11/26/molecules-by-aqua-creations-and-ilan-garibi/
Loved the geeky article over at Wired about Thanksgiving at MIT – origami style. That’s how they roll.
I never know if the tip I leave at a restaurant goes to my server, the entire group of servers or the restaurant. If I’m able to correctly follow the tricks from the Dollar Origami book, the origami model might entice my server to stealthily keep the tip, which will ensuring the tip I leave [...]
If you’re after “the glow”, consider Origami Bonsai by Ben Coleman. It might not be the skin glow technique, but the origami glow technique might be just as promising. What exactly is the glow-fold technique? They’re diagrams that include glow-fold overlays, which make them much easier understand. The glow-fold technique will be a valuable aid to [...]
To continue the origami how-to video fun, here’s a new one from my partner Ioana Stoian showing how to fold a cute origami cat designed by Roberto Gretter and Ioana during the Polish origami convention earlier this year. What a fun little cat! And it’s based on 60 degree angles, which for geometers like me [...]
Just beautiful. Love the pleats depicting the koi’s scale! via Colossal http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2011/06/currency-koi/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+colossal+%28Colossal%29