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Pineapple-Like Flower Holders

The Palms Origami Cement Vase Looks Like It Was Crafted from Paper

— October 4, 2012 — Art & Design
The Palms Origami Cement Vase may be modeled after the texture of a palm tree, but it happens to look more like a pineapple than anything else. It helps that the design boasts an overall short and squat shape, quite like that of a pineapple. Of course, there are also long and slim versions of the flower holder.

Created by Israeli designer Ofir Zucker and origami artist Ilan Garibi, the Palms Origami Cement Vase may look like they were crafted out of paper, but as the name gives away, they were fashioned out of concrete. Each vase was cast inside of a hand-folded origami mold, which could only be used once, hence making each one one-of-a-kind.
Trend Themes
1. Concrete Origami Vases - The fusion of origami concepts and concrete material for creating vases provides a disruptive innovation opportunity to produce more intricate, eco-friendly and durable collectibles.
2. Sustainable Floral Holders - The use of concrete as a sustainable material for creating flower holders provides a disruptive innovation opportunity for the floral industry to create eco-friendly alternatives to traditional vase designs.
3. Handcrafted One-of-a-kind Vases - Creating concrete flower holders from hand-folded origami molds presents a disruptive innovation opportunity for artists to produce unique and customized vases.
Industry Implications
1. Home Decor - The fusion of origami concepts and concrete material for creating vases presents a disruptive innovation opportunity for the home decor industry to produce unique and eco-friendly alternatives to traditional vases.
2. Art and Design - Creating concrete flower holders from hand-folded origami molds presents a disruptive innovation opportunity for artists to produce innovative and customizable vases as part of their art and design creations.
3. Floral Industry - The use of concrete as a sustainable material for creating flower holders presents a disruptive innovation opportunity for the floral industry to produce eco-friendly alternatives to traditional vase designs and reduce the carbon footprint associated with shipping breakable glass vases.
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