6 Amazing Origami Designs!

by , 04/09/12

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Anja Markiewicz’s Amazingly Tiny Origami

German artist Anja Markiewicz makes tiny origami figures from pieces of paper that are less than an inch long. Using a toothpick, her skilled hands and a load of patience she creates nano-origami cranes, dragons, flowers and snowflakes that are small and beautiful.

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Yuya vs. Design’s Ephemeral Origami Tea Set

Japanese industrial designer Yuya Ushida has her own studio design studio were she creates all sorts of experimental objects that make people happy. Her Paper Tea Set is a magical collection of different tea elements made from a single sheet of folded coated paper and judging by the picture we can see it works without spilling a drop!

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Takuyi Hori’s Beautiful X-ray Origami Animals

Takuyi Hori is a Japanese graduate of Kanazawa College of Art who seeks to create awareness about endangered species. He uses folded translucent paper with animal skeletons printed on it to create x-ray origami that are beautiful and have a strong environmental message.


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1 Comment

  1. bryantyee March 28, 2012 at 9:50 am

    I would like to learn about the practical implications of origami and how it can be applied to innovative new designs. ie The miura ori fold used in the solar panels of satellites, or the water-bomb base fold found in heart stints.

    In my senior thesis, that you featured on your site last month, I used origami to create a glue-free packaging box for LED bulbs, made completely out of paper. The intention was to raise awareness in the amount of single-use plastic we put in packaging. As a young designer, I think there is something very valuable that we can take away from the idea of origami and paper engineering. How can we use 100% biodegradable mediums to eradicate the need for wasteful plastics?

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