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Folded Money Sculptures

Origami Currency Creations

— October 25, 2008 — Art & Design
In the event that the global financial crisis worsens, this collection of origami creations made out of one dollar bills may provide some inspiration for making good use of your near-worthless paper money.

Desperate times will call for desperate measures; we won't be able to afford to go out, so why not consider the art of paper folding as a way of filling our free time?

I'm loving the butterfly and the koi fish.

Implications - XX

For those of you who are thinking you don't even have enough money to spend, let alone sacrifice for the creation of spectacular origami currency, we can just look instead. Although I must admit the pictures of these amazing folded money creations do seem worth the extra expense!
Trend Themes
1. Origami Currency - The trend of creating origami sculptures using currency offers a unique way to repurpose paper money.
2. Financial Crisis Inspiration - Amid a global financial crisis, the trend of folded money sculptures provides inspiration for individuals to creatively use their near-worthless paper money.
3. Paper Folding as Art - The resurgence of interest in paper folding as an art form offers an opportunity for people to explore their creativity during desperate times.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - The art and design industry can tap into the trend of origami currency sculptures to offer unique products and experiences to consumers.
2. Craft and Hobby - The craft and hobby industry can capitalize on the trend of paper folding as an art form by providing resources, tools, and classes to enthusiasts.
3. Financial Education - The financial education industry can leverage the trend of folded money sculptures to teach individuals about money management and creative solutions during a crisis.
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