It seems the classical way of wrapping with square cloths, called  furoshiki,  has been a noteworthy, recent trend, and rightfully so.  Wrapping with reusable and artfully printed fabrics is an environmentally-friendly custom, which has finally come to the west after centuries of use in Japan. The appreciation I have for all sorts of Japanese textiles…

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How would you like to ride in this boat? Frank Bolter, a conceptual artist,  folded a paper boat measuring 18 feet, with some help from other paper friends.  The boat sailed away on the River Thames, as seen above. Read the rest of Giant Paper Boat Sails on the Thames found via 360 illusion

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We are all surviving the recent heat wave here in New England; I have such an incredible staff, working steadily throughout…. My thoughts turn to the cool fan.  I came across this by little paper bird: and this by Aimee Lee : And for all us paper fans, here’s another one from the American Museum…

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