Posts tagged: japan
Japanese paper engineer Kota Hiratsuka has been creating beautifully complex origami mosaics that rely on cut and folded geometric patterns.
Paper Cranes for Japan.
Cranes are sacred creatures in Japanese culture. According to ancient legend, anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish—like long life or recovery from illness—by a crane. DoSomething.org aims to collect 100,000 photos of origami cranes from young people to represent 100 wishes for relief and healing to all who are affected by this tragic natural disaster.
Rainbow in your hand (source Bored Panda)
“A Castle On the Ocean” by Wataru Itou.
The installation is hand made over four years of hard work, complete with electrical lights and a moving train, all made of paper!
“Cornfield” by Japanese architect Ryuji Nakamura.
Constructed solely of glue and paper, the structural formalities of the piece balance logic, technique and aesthetics. Its size measures 53.90 m2 with a total volume of around 100m3, expressing a feeling of filling a great space with a rigorous geometry, while transmitting an ephemeral sense of weightlessness.