folding Paper Vase / Pepe Heykoop

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Coated Paper Vase Cover by Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop and the Tiny Miracles Foundation, winners of the Interior Innovation Award at IMM Cologne 2013.

All vases are handmade by members of the Tiny Miracles foundation in Mumbai. The foundation brings people together that are living on the street out of poverty trough manufacturing small and useful handcrafted objects.

via mocoloco – photos: Annemarijne Bax.

previously: toy blockssputnik

Origami winner

Filipe Magalhaes & Ana Luisa Soares with their proposal Polikatoikea won ORIGAMI competition for the rebuilding the existing city, giving back the leaving purpose to Porto Downtown.


Vote for penis!

While waiting for new elections in Serbia, we need to practice origami technique. It seems that cock is our best and only choice 😉

Cloud 9

An origami stool/sculpture Cloud 9, that has the unique quality to fold flat under 2 seconds, designed by Samuel Wilson of  We Play God.

check  also Dalhia, another folding  felt stool designed from Kai Linke

Yuko Nishimura

Folded reliefs by Japanese paper artist Yuko Nishimura

“organic” 100×100cm

“stir” 100×100cm

“stir” 50×50cm

“stream” 100×100cm

“thick” 100×100cm

“saza-nami” 90×90cm

oritsunagumono

‘Oritsunagumono’ (translated as ‘things folded and connected’) is a collection of origami works by Japanese Visual Communication student Takayuki Hori.
Each translucent sheet is printed with the images of skeletons of eight endangered species or, on some pages, human-made discarded objects that are often ingested by the animals in the wild.
Using the ancient tradition of folded paper, Hori assembles the pages into a three-dimensional model.
Found here. More pictures here.

Fold figures

figures from the origami master and architect  Dinh Truong Giang

via upon a fold

select mesh, modify, distort.

Origami inspired suitcase by Japanese designer Naoki Kawamoto featuring a hard, faceted shell that folds into itself. Found here.