Silver-Plated Paper Boats

 - Oct 29, 2008   Updated: Mar 31 2011
References: paolac & 20ltd
This exquisite rendition of a very simple childhood favorite is one of only ten limited-edition tableware pieces designed by famed Italian designer Aldo Cibic for Milan based Paola C. 

The exquisite silver-plated "Paper Boat" was created by Aldo Cibic solely for 20ltd, and is meant to be a decorative table piece.

Implications - The delicate, elegant, yet familiar look of origami art makes it an ideal form of inspiration for products across various industries. Everything from clothing to furniture to dining sets are beginning to bear a resemblance to the folded art, which doubles as an eco-friendly development due to the use of simple materials that can easily be sourced from recycled paper.