Real-life optical illusions.
Real-life optical illusions.
From symbol of prayer to symbols of Weibo trollcraft.
Origami paper artist Lisa KN gives us a glimpse into how she creates her amazing pop culture portraits. Art meets craft meets the internet.
Warning: Some of these may cause frustration. Which leads to hate, which leads to suffering, which leads to the Dark Side.
And you thought you were cool because you can make a crane. Folded money creations from artist Yosuke Hasegawa.
This changes everything. The good people at My Jello Americans have not only created a new way to eat Jello — they call it “Jellogami” — but they’ve recorded an instructional video so that we can make it ourselves. Not that my clumsy hands could ever create something so perfect…
Like so many millions of people, Eric Schneider wanted to live in Manhattan but couldn’t afford a typical apartment. What he did with his 450 square feet of
closet living space is pretty cool.
Artist Dan Tague creates messages of empowerment from folding dollar bills, sometimes as many as 100 times.
And I was so proud of my paper boat. Using a cultural art form, Takayuki Hori created representations of animals that are losing their natural habitats in Japan. The translucent paper and intricate skeletal structure highlight how fragile these creatures really are. View List ›
A burger made from the Japanese art of paper folding. Complete with photo-realistic paper and no calories. View Image ›
Origami paper just got a lot geekier. Watch Video ›
So we’ve all tried to fold a little football out of our lunch money. But Won Park’s work puts our grade school origami to shame. Some of these pieces I appreciate for their beautiful craftmanship, others because they’re just a tad geeky. If you want to see more, check out Park’s DeviantArt gallery. View List ›
I never thought I’d hear extreme and origami in the same sentence, but the guys at MIT mean serious business when they fold their paper squares. This isn’t your beginner paper crane either- it’s crazy, complicated dragonflies that take weeks to complete! That is dedication. View List ›
I hope you like paper kitties, because here’s 21 of them. View List ›
Just how totally alternative can one hipster wedding video get? Cue soundtrack by ‘indie darlings’ Passion Pit, origami symbolism, conceptual dance moves that look like a Devo video choreographed by Sofia Coppola….and you’re half way to a honeymoon in sunny Brooklyn! (via hipsterrunoff) View Media ›
Artist Taras Lesko has always had a passion for creating something with his hands. One paper model consists of about several hundreds of individual parts, a couple of hundred letter sized paper sheets, and is over 3 feet tall. View List ›
A teacher shows students how to keep a paper airplane flying with a wave of air. Insert ICP “Miracles” joke here. Watch Video ›
Hubert de Lartigue is a French artist who makes Origami Star Wars ships out of Parisian subway tickets. [Ed Note: Which, honestly, can you even think of a worthier occupation than that?] View List ›
I can fold a few simple origami designs, but the level of skill it takes to fold some of these turtles blows my mind. View List ›
Cheap ‘n easy! A holiday activity for all latch-key children can enjoy! View Image ›
This might need its own page on How Stuff Works. View Image ›
There’s no better way to say “I love you” than a Netflix heart. View Image ›