Frank Lloyd Wright in Kirigami’s Paperdandy

Paper engineer Marc Hagan-Guirey is the mastermind behind these models, which use the Japanese art of kirigami to produce their soft, ghost-like forms. A variation of origami, kirigami includes elements of both cutting and folding in its designs. The combination of approaches allow for intricate and precise paper structures

Simon Strauss’s Mesmerizing Kirigami

I have been always been fascinated by the intricacy of paper cutting art, specifically kirigami or origamic architecture. Some of the artists that inspire me include Professor Masahiro Chatani, Ingrid Siliakus, and Hary & Deepti. With my background in architecture & product design, I wanted to create something beautiful and also practical, hence the lamp functionality