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Porcupine Origami Dishes

These Colorful Bowls from Ruti's Roots are Practical for Everyday Items

— June 15, 2012 — Art & Design
These incredible origami bowls from Ruti's Roots are crafted by a young and talented women by the name of Ruti Ben Dror, who lives in Haifa, Israel. It is hard to believe that these creations are made out of recycled paper, as they almost appear to be thin pieces of colored leather. Over 330 pieces of paper are folded and glued together to make the beautiful creations.

Although they are made of paper, the bowls are sturdy as they have an acrylic cardboard base. It is ideal for storing items like bobby pins, pens, pencils, keys and you could even serve nuts or chips in these as well. What makes these pieces so appealing is their distinctive design almost resembles a porcupine's spikes. Aside from the diamond-shaped patterns, they also come in the shape of a swan, which is ideal for serving up a bottle of wine. With numerous dish sets available on the market, these origami bowls from Ruti's Roots are truly original pieces.
Trend Themes
1. Recycled Paper Crafts - Opportunity for businesses to create innovative products using recycled paper, like these origami bowls.
2. Unique Design Aesthetics - Businesses can capitalize on the demand for distinctive and eye-catching designs, like the porcupine-inspired spikes of these origami bowls.
3. Functional Everyday Items - There is a market for practical and versatile products like these origami bowls that can be used for storage or serving purposes.
Industry Implications
1. Eco-friendly Consumer Goods - Opportunity for companies to tap into the growing market for eco-friendly products by creating unique items from recycled materials.
2. Home Decor and Accessories - Businesses in the home decor industry can explore innovative designs and materials to create functional and aesthetically pleasing products.
3. Food and Beverage Packaging - Opportunity for packaging companies to offer unique and eco-friendly solutions for serving and storing food items, such as these origami bowls.
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