Oshibori Art Replaces Japanese Paper Origami With Wet Hand Towels

By: Tiffany - Published: Nov 21, 2013 • References: kotaku &
If you're a Japanese trend enthusiast, you've probably heard of Origami, a traditional Japanese art of folding paper into shapes. And then there's Oshibori art, the art of folding wet hand towels into animals, figures or just about anything. Oshibori art is the latest trend that has been buzzing all across Japan.

Towel artist Isamu Sasagawa has taken the art of folding towels to a whole new dimension, creating a series of extremely cute folded towels that resembles bunnies, frogs, whales, lips and tongue, Winnie The Pooh, carrots and many more.

There is now an app available for smartphones to teach you how to make your own 'oshibori art' including several books by the master of folding wet hand towels, Sasagawa. Stats for Endearing Japanese Towel Art Trending: Older & Mild
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