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Ingrid Siliakus Builds Amazing Petite Paper Cities

— September 19, 2009 — Art & Design
I wonder how many paper cuts Ingrid Siliakus suffered for each of her awe-inspiring paper creations. I mean, just take a second to appreciate the incredible intricacy involved in each papercraft architectural design, and you will understand why I ask what may seem a silly question.

Ingrid Siliakus, an Amsterdam-based paper-Einstein, takes inspiration from artistic greats like M.C. Escher and Antoni Gaudi. According to Papierarchitectuur.nl, “To design a pattern from scratch, the artist needs the skills of an architect to create a two-dimensional design, which, with the patience and precision of a surgeon, becomes an ingenious three-dimensional wonder of paper.”

Ingrid Siliakus definitely needs to update her resume to include the titles Surgeon, Architect and overall Origami Genius.
Trend Themes
1. Intricate Papercrafts - The trend of creating highly detailed and elaborate papercraft designs that inspire awe and admiration.
2. Architectural Inspiration - The trend of drawing inspiration for papercraft designs from famous architectural styles and artists, such as M.C. Escher and Antoni Gaudi.
3. Surgeon-like Precision - The trend of employing a high level of precision and patience in the creation of papercraft designs, akin to the skills of a surgeon.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - The art and design industry can explore new avenues of creativity by pushing the boundaries of papercraft and incorporating architectural influences.
2. Craft and Hobby - The craft and hobby industry can tap into the growing popularity of intricate papercrafts by providing tools, materials, and instructional resources for enthusiasts.
3. Education and Training - The education and training industry can offer workshops and courses to teach people the skills required for creating intricate papercrafts, fostering a new wave of artistic expression.
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