Studio630 is the research blog of Kyle Rogler. This blog posts articles of work in architecture, urban design, technology, culture, and programming that currently influence me. Currently stationed at BNIM Architects.
Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the globe, several fine artists and theoretical scientists are abandoning more conventional career paths to forge lives as modern-day paper folders. Through origami, these offbeat and provocative minds are reshaping ideas of creativity and revealing the relationship between art and science.
Designed by Douwe Jacobs and Tom Schouten, the Flux Chair is a collapsible chair design based on the principles of origami. Made from a single layer of plastic, the Flux can be folded from its one foot tall packaged state into a chair in less than 10 seconds and weights only 10.6 pounds.