Artist Spent 50 Hour Process of Folding an Origami Samurai from A Single Square Sheet of Paper

Finnish origami artist Juho Könkkölä has just released images of an origami samurai made from a single piece of paper. Taking over 50 hours to make, the sculpture started off as a 95cm x 95cm sheet of Wenzhou paper. Continue reading »

15,000 Origami Birds Were Folded To Make This Large Mural In Paris

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“Lunar Cycles” is a 49 foot (15m) high and 459 foot (140m) long mural covering the side of a building in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. The installation is composed of both tangible origami birds, as well as painted ones to create depth and an element of permanence despite its temporary nature. Installed over 3 weeks, the first step was to paint the entire building black so that the colorful origami birds would really pop. Continue reading »

‘Folded’ by Ariel Zuckerman

The “folded” series by Israeli designer Ariel Zuckerman deals with the physical tension applied on a two dimensional sheet. Using techniques such as folding, stretching and twisting, borrowed from the discipline of paper, and applying them to wooden sheets, led to a novel three dimensional appearance. Continue reading »