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Though inspired by Japanese paper origami forms, these birds are done in cast aluminum and tinted varying shades of sand and cream, and hung like classic mobiles.
Studded librarian bags, key-chain necklaces, and origami hats were the styling of a devious mind.
Things just got weirder from there: The 15s looked like origami, while the 19s featured a piece of screen door-like mesh over their laces.
My trick was thus: Fold my jean cuffs into careful origami so they could be tucked into the Ugg boots and then insert my lime green Verizon chocolate phone into the inside of my right boot.
Using an origami-like folding technique that’s previously been used to create all kinds of robots, Rus and her colleagues built a system where a simple centimeter-scale robot could change its shape when needed.
Yasin used his undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering to design the garments, which are inspired by both origami and the structure of satellite panels.
The visuals dazzle right from the opening sequence, in which an infant Kubo and his mother are on a boat tossed by a storm; Laika also uses stop-motion origami to astonishing effect.
Stairs that go nowhere make one structure look like an image by M. C. Escher; angled roofs and slanting facades turn office towers into steel-and-glass origami.
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