Monday, 18 April 2011

Modern Furniture Design Trend: Origami Art

Geometric Origami Furniture

The Bloom Series by Christina Waterson

 


Modern Furniture Design Trend: Origami Art


                                                                                               Voila Table by Max Piva for Bonaldo
Voila Table by Max Piva for BonaldoTradition Japanese Art of Origami has long been a source of infatuation and inspiration in the world of industrial design. Perfectly befitting the core of modern furniture design, Origami’s sleek, minimal geometries and multi-dimensional façades are manipulated for functionality creating truly original, statuesque elements that define modernism to its core.





Marc Table by Marc Thorpe for Moroso

Marc Table by Marc Thorpe for Moroso
Kayak by Cattelan Italia
Kayak by Cattelan Italia

Rock by Diesel for Foscarini
Rock by Diesel for Foscarini
Origami Sofa by Cattelan Italia
Origami Sofa by Cattelan Italia
Rontonton by Edward van Vliet for Moroso
Rontonton by Edward van Vliet for Moroso










The origami trend is affecting more than home interiors and is prominently present in high fashion, designer shoes and bags, custom jewelry and architecture, even the iconic Lady Gaga has embraced the trend.

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