Origami, is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. In modern usage, the word “origami” is used as an inclusive term for all folding practices. Maybe, cause the process of transforming a flat sheet into some 3D scupture is quite amazing, which inspire many industrial designers to create some innovative products with the idea of origami – the process or the end result. Here we have rounded up 15 Creative Origami Inspired Designs, from Kayak to chair, from coffee table to wine tote, it is quite a fun to see those origami inspired products and transform them with our hands.
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Inspired by origami, the Perch Light by London-based architect and designer Umut Yamac sits perfectly at the intersection of form and function. The paper-folded looking bird light is made from actual synthetic paper and illuminated from the inside. The elegant light is counterbalanced and rocks back and forth at the slightest touch or disturbance in the air. Yamac originally designed the light in 2014 as a limited edition of 20, but recently created a new chandelier-style configuration called the Perch Light Family for Moori. The family of six sculptural lamps celebrate the beauty and poetry of a bird perched on a branch, rocking darkness away when set in motion.
Origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper folding, is taking the world of design by storm. The definitive art with a shade of green has inspired artists, recyclers, fashion designers, home builders, and even researchers to include it into their works. From creative art to interior design, from architecture to fashion, designers of all fields having now findings of inspiration in origami-based concepts, techniques, patterns, and textures. Here are 15 examples of great product designs inspired by origami.
1. Polywrap Wastepaper Bin [link]
Origami inspired bin made from a single plastic sheet that can be folded to form the bin. It can be easily unfolded too, if you ever want to clean it. Made from a single material (polypropylene) and can be easily recycled at the end of its life.