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Awesome Oru Origami Kayak Folds Into its Own Compact Carrying Case
Inspired by compact San Francisco living, designer and kayaker Anton Willis began designing the Oru in 2008. Tired of having to put his fiberglass kayak in storage, Willis became interested in origami after reading an article about how the traditional Japanese art from was revolutionizing the fields of engineering and science. After 15 prototypes, paper models, and countless test runs in bays, streams, and oceans, the kayak was ready to launch. Fellow avid outdoorsman Ardy Sobhani lent his business savvy to the project, and the team is set to introduce the Oru to nature lovers everywhere soon.
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