25 February 2014

A Fascinating Set Of Interlocking Wooden Cubes That Can Be Folded Like Origami

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Swedish designer Erik Åberg has created a fascinating set of interlocking wooden cubes that behaves like this elegant origami door.

The ‘Ghostcube’ can be expanded, contracted, twisted, turned and folded to form complex, geometric shapes that resemble origami. The cubes appear to be connected through hinges which possess incredible flexibility, allowing for all manner of amazing forms and contortions.

Watch Åberg demonstrate how the ‘Ghostcube’ works in the mesmerizing video below, and head over here to learn how it was put together.

[via This Is Colossal and The Awesomer, video via YouTube, images via Erik Åberg]