Tuesday, 26 April 2011
Origami of Animal Skeletons by Takayuki Hori
Takayuki Hori is one of the winners of the 2010 Mitsubishi Chemical Junior Designer Award, which were unveiled late in 2010. Beginning in 2006 – and sponsored by Mitsubishi Chemical – the award show invites student designers to submit their senior thesis works to be judged by a group of industry professionals including artists, designers, professors and critics.
Takayuki Hori, whose work Oritsunagumono (things folded and connected) was awarded 1st prize. Hori embeds the ancient craft of origami with an environmental theme by using the skeleton of a sea turtle, waterfowl and 6 other endangered animals printed on a translucent material.