German designer Jule Waibel has created 25 origami dresses for fashion brand Bershka’s shop windows around the world. Jule Waibel produces the dresses by hand-pleating large sheets of paper into forms that fit the body. Each takes over ten hours to complete. … Continue reading ?
Standard disclaimer: The simpler the unit the more likely it’s been done before, please post information and links if you’ve seen it, done it, or something very similar. Creative commons applies to all and have a happy new year. 30 units 12 and 6 units respectively 1. Fold in half. 2. flip over and […]
What I envisioned and what happened very different. Needed at least 6? more of paper to get the extra knot/twist it and it wasn’t worth doing it with this paper which is not good and likes to rip. It is a watercolor paper that also has no memory and is not good for my purposes:( […]
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Love it when homes evoke the feeling of origami. Designed in 2013 by TSC Architects, this modern single family residence is situated inside the Mie Prefecture, Japan. Read more about the process via ArchDaily.
Artists, Mathematicians, Scientists are working together, with the help of a four-year National Science Foundation grant, to see if origami can provide a foundation for 3-D nantotechnology. First of all, what is nanotechnology? According to nano.gov, nanotechnology is the application … Continue reading ?
These are all from A4 sheets of cover-stock. Of course there's no law that these have to be kept in their "flat" state.
Lisette Appeldorn is a conceptual designer living in Amsterdam who created “Raster.” Intrigued with African cultures, Ms. Appeldorn created this series using plywood. By applying different folding techniques to thin layers of plywood, she was able to make the masks look more futuristic. Happy Halloween!
This new furniture collection, Echo was designed by Tom Faulkner. Inspired by origami, the folds of the table legs were configured to provide the maximum amount of strength and stability. The swivel chair mimics the faceted shape of the table and provides a cocoon-like place to sit. Smart! via Design Milk
Back this origami-inspired umbrella, like now!
Umut Yamac’s Perch Origami-Inspired Light interacts with you such an unexpected wonderfully surprising way. Sitting still on its perch until you pass it, or if a draft sets it in motion, the origami bird illuminates and smoothly sways back and forth. via Cool Hunting
In her new book, Travel Origami, author Cindy Ng shows you how to take the paper souvenirs you collect on your travels and turn them into beautiful and useful folded origami objects that serve as visible mementoes! Use those postcards, street maps, tickets and souvenirs and convert them into artful memories that can last a lifetime.Whether […]
Swiss artist, Sipho Mabona suspended large origami birds that have wingspans that range in size from 2-4 meters at Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum. (via DesignBoom)
Fabric, I think is the next best material that can emulate what paper can do with origami. You can still fold with thick or thin fabric and yield very dramatic results. This polyester hand-pleated textile is really lovely – because of the soft material and simple folds, romantic- for its pastel colors and practical – […]
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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 [...]