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Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka

Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka paper origami mosaics

Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka paper origami mosaics

Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka paper origami mosaics

Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka paper origami mosaics

Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka paper origami mosaics

Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka paper origami mosaics

Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka paper origami mosaics

Origami Mosaics by Kota Hiratsuka paper origami mosaics

Japanese paper engineer Kota Hiratsuka has been creating beautifully complex origami mosaics that rely on cut and folded geometric patterns. He plans to sell the various templates as downloadable PDFs through his website …though not just yet, so stay tuned. See many more of his works here and on Flickr. If you liked this also check out the work of Matthew Shlian.

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Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

Urban Origami Installations on the Streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam by Mademoiselle Maurice Vietnam street art paper origami Hong Kong

This summer French paper artist Mademoiselle Maurice (previously) took her unique style of urban origami installation to the streets of Hong Kong and Vietnam where she created some of the pieces shown here. To be clear, the hexagonal pieces above were created in Paris just prior to her trip to Asia which you can learn more about (plus see many more photos) on her website.

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Rainbow Origami Street Art by Mademoiselle Maurice

Rainbow Origami Street Art by Mademoiselle Maurice street art Paris paper origami

Rainbow Origami Street Art by Mademoiselle Maurice street art Paris paper origami

Rainbow Origami Street Art by Mademoiselle Maurice street art Paris paper origami

Rainbow Origami Street Art by Mademoiselle Maurice street art Paris paper origami

Rainbow Origami Street Art by Mademoiselle Maurice street art Paris paper origami

Rainbow Origami Street Art by Mademoiselle Maurice street art Paris paper origami

Rainbow Origami Street Art by Mademoiselle Maurice street art Paris paper origami

Rainbow Origami Street Art by Mademoiselle Maurice street art Paris paper origami

Some fresh new street art out of Paris today by french artist Mademoiselle Maurice who creates stunning geometric figures on urban surfaces using rainbows of folded origami figures. If you like this, don’t miss these paper geodes by Paige Smith.

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Geometric Currency Sculptures by Kristi Malakoff

Geometric Currency Sculptures by Kristi Malakoff paper origami money geometric currency

Geometric Currency Sculptures by Kristi Malakoff paper origami money geometric currency

Geometric Currency Sculptures by Kristi Malakoff paper origami money geometric currency

Geometric Currency Sculptures by Kristi Malakoff paper origami money geometric currency

Geometric Currency Sculptures by Kristi Malakoff paper origami money geometric currency

Geometric Currency Sculptures by Kristi Malakoff paper origami money geometric currency

I’m really enjoying these folded and pasted currency sculptures by Canadian visual artist Kristi Malakoff (previously). Each polyhedra is folded, cut and pasted together from several bills, blending the textures and colors from multiple worldwide currencies. (via my modern met)

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Origami Stop Motion Videos by Sipho Mabona

Origami Stop Motion Videos by Sipho Mabona stop motion paper origami animation

Origami Stop Motion Videos by Sipho Mabona stop motion paper origami animation

I’m really enjoying this pair of perfectly executed stop motion videos shot by animation studio stoptrick featuring the origami work of Sipho Mabona. Mabona also just completed a fun origami installation for the Japanese American National Museum in L.A. featuring a swarm of locusts folded from uncut sheets of U.S. currency. (via laughing squid)

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Banksy Does Origami

Banksy Does Origami street art origami birds

Banksy Does Origami street art origami birds

Banksy Does Origami street art origami birds

A new Banksy piece popped up yesterday in the UK featuring an adeptly stenciled origami crane snagging a goldfish from a small canal. While the work has yet to appear on the artist’s website for positive verification, Street Art News seems to think it’s the real deal. Photos by the lonely villein. (via juxtapoz)

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Origami Masks and Tessellations by Joel Cooper

Origami Masks and Tessellations by Joel Cooper paper origami

Origami Masks and Tessellations by Joel Cooper paper origami

Origami Masks and Tessellations by Joel Cooper paper origami

Origami Masks and Tessellations by Joel Cooper paper origami

Origami Masks and Tessellations by Joel Cooper paper origami

Origami Masks and Tessellations by Joel Cooper paper origami

Paper artist Joel Cooper folds these astounding masks and tessellations from single pieces of paper. Given the right conditions I might be expected to fold a piece of paper in half, and on a good day even into fourths, but I simply can’t fathom the patience and understanding required to transform paper into three-dimensional objects like this. You can see more of his work here and some of the pieces seen here are available on Etsy.

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