.ORI Stool by Jakub Piotr Kalinowski Playing around with origami, designer Jakub Piotr Kalinowski came up with a cool stool design that leaves no doubt as to its biggest influence. “Use of a bending and cutting method allowed to satisfy main design assumption: simplicity and lost manufacturing costs, by dint of that the mass production is possible.”
To eliminate self-assembly woes, a team of four Milanese individuals has engineered an origami-like structural material by the name of Wood-Skin. A furnishing textile, Wood-Skin combines surface geometry with material technologies to create innovatively strong and aesthetically pleasing designs.
Magnets sewn into the fabric of this curtain/window shade by designer Florian Kräutli make it possible to easily move the curtain into practically endless shapes. It’s almost like having a constantly changing art exhibit as part of your home furnishings. It’s just a concept, but the design would make any origami enthusiast eager to try out new designs.