Paper Sea Adventure, Oribana, Greetings Cards
International Origami Exhibition during the Convention of the OrigamiUSA society, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA, June 22 – 24, 2007
Oriland display: Oribana and Greetings Cards
The second half of the Oriland Display at the OrigamiUSA 2007 was devoted to Oribana arrangements and Greetings Cards designs. This section attracted many people and, first of all, women.
There was about 4 meters long floral display with greetings cards designs in the front row. The mirror was not the best background for the oribana compositions, but at least it allowed the spectators to observe the arrangements from all the sides.
Among the shown Greetings Cards, there were our new 'pillow-card' designs with different flowers in the centre. A feature of these designs, which magnetized the viewers, was an original way of opening and closing the card. Being originally designed from a square, all the four corners are locking in the middle and creating an effect of a small pillow.
The other cards were also mostly with floral theme. They were made with fine Japanese paper: Chiyogami, Katazome-shi, Moriki Kozo, Floral Sukashi and others. Many people showed great interest in these cards here in the States and on the recent Oriland exhibition in Spain. So, later this year, we are going to produce a eBook with these and other designs of Greetings Cards.