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Origami X-Wings

Hubert de Lartigue Turns Old Subway Tickets into Yoda-Approved Art

— February 6, 2010 — Eco
I want to grow up and be Hubert de Lartigue. He combines the movie I love most, Star Wars, with the skill I envy the most, origami.

These origami Star Wars spacecrafts are every geek's dream come true. Finally, an original way to recreate the epic ships that dominated my youth. What’s even better is Hubert de Lartigue creates these original origami artworks out of used Paris subway tickets. That’s recycling I can support.
Trend Themes
1. Upcycling Art - The trend of creating art from upcycled and recycled materials is on the rise, providing opportunities for artists and innovators to find new uses for discarded items.
2. Geek Art - The trend of incorporating geek culture into art is growing, offering opportunities for artists to tap into a passionate and dedicated fan base.
3. Origami Craft - The trend of creating origami art is gaining popularity, offering opportunities for artists to explore the intricate and complex possibilities of paper-folding techniques.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - The art world can embrace upcycling and geek culture to create unique and marketable pieces that appeal to a wider audience.
2. Crafts and Hobbies - The crafts and hobby industry can capitalize on the surge of interest in origami and other paper-based crafts to create and market new products, tools, and materials.
3. Sustainable Design - The sustainable design movement can benefit from the trend of upcycling and finding new uses for discarded materials, offering opportunities for innovation and eco-friendly solutions.
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