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Origami Inception: Paper Artist Folds Four Works From a Single Sheet of Paper

October 11, 2017

Christopher Jobson

…ers!” that incorporates four sequential objects—a hand holding a crane with a rider also holding a smaller crane—each connected to the other, all from a single uncut sheet of paper. “I created this work to show my deep gratitude to origami community,” Cuong shares. “The boy is myself, and the hand represents all origami creators who inspired me, making my dream come true.” The piece is on view at the Jaffa Museum in Tel Aviv as part of the current…

 

 



Art

Origami Animals Bound Across Walls in Murals by ‘Annatomix’ 

August 18, 2017

Laura Staugaitis

Annatomix, a self-taught painter from Birmingham UK, creates geometric, origami-inspired animals on everyday materials of all sizes. Bumblebees and rabbits take shape on small surfaces like discarded paper bags and wood scraps, while foxes and peregrine falcons scale the sides of buildings. Crafted in acrylic and spray paint, pastels, graphite, and ink, her animal renderings balance a fantastical element while also responding to the environment…

 

 



Design Science

MIT Developed a Fabric That Can Fold Into Origami-Like Shapes When Inflated

August 10, 2017

Kate Sierzputowski

…s Tangible Media Group has created a system to fold materials into various origami shapes when inflated, turning specifically designed paper, plastic, and fabric into representations of swans, helixes, or other 3D figures with minimal human interaction. The project, aeroMorph, utilizes special software to program the geometry needed for each three-dimensional shape and exports the information as digital fabrication files. After this, specific mark…

 

 



Design

An Origami Pineapple Pavilion Opens Inside Berrington Hall’s 18th-Century Garden

July 13, 2017

Kate Sierzputowski

…k! Look!, a pineapple-shaped pavilion with angles akin to a folded work of origami. The pavilion is dusty pink, with an open rooftop and four openings that surround the structure’s sides, and was built with the support of Trust New Art and the Arts Council England. Heather and Ivan Morison, the two artists behind Studio Morison, spent more than a year researching the garden’s history before they arrived at the design of this sculpture as a way to…

 

 



Art Design Science

A Fold Apart: A NASA Physicist Turned Origami Artist

March 17, 2017

Christopher Jobson

…bert Lang quit his job to focus on his one true passion: creating original origami designs. With a deep understanding of mathematics and materials, Lang’s folding designs have been incorporated into everything from spacecraft to airbags. His works aren’t limited to functional objects, he’s also produced a wide range of original artworks that have been exhibited around the world. The Great Big Story recently sat down with Lang for this brief interv…

 

 



Craft Design

Ceramic Origami Plates and Dishware by Moij Design

February 6, 2017

Christopher Jobson

…Hamburg-based ceramic artist Angelina Erhorn of Moij Design creates all matter of ceramic dishware that mimics the form of paper origami sheets, both folded and unfolded. Her designs include plates, espresso cups, and vases with delicate creases and occasional stained geometric elements. You can see more of her work on Instagram and some of her pieces are available on Etsy. (via So Super Awesome)…