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Between the Folds
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.
Via PBS

Between the Folds


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.

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Such a thing is now the area of Perm region anamalnaya

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Following Jun Mitani’s flickr photostream of his beautiful origami forms for a while. Check out his own design tool too. Here I found an interview.
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Following Jun Mitani’s flickr photostream of his beautiful origami forms for a while. Check out his own design tool too. Here I found an interview.

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Sample Origami Motifs for the Upcoming OpenJapan Book

More to come, more experiments, more potentials. Maybe next round will be with some color. Which motif do you like?

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Sample Origami Motifs for the Upcoming OpenJapan Book

More to come, more experiments, more potentials. Which motif do you like?

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Sample Origami Motifs for the Upcoming OpenJapan Book

More to come, more experiments, more potentials. Which motif do you like?


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Flux Chair // Douwe Jacobs and Tom Schouten
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.
Via Inhabitat.com

Flux Chair // Douwe Jacobs and Tom Schouten

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.

Via Inhabitat.com