Published on November 10th, 2015 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Nissan creates a full-size origami JUKE
Celebrating the model’s fifth anniversary, Nissan and a British paper artist have collaborated on a unique project to create a full-scale Origami JUKE. In a nod to Nissan’s Japanese heritage and inspired by the very first steps of car design – getting ideas onto paper – artist Owen Gildersleeve hand built the intricate replica model from paper to the exact dimensions of the current JUKE.
Owen took more than 200 hours and folded more than 2,000 pieces of paper to create the detailed sculpture. The Origami JUKE features the same bold design cues – such as the wheel fenders, lights and grille – that give the real-life model its distinctive character. The Nissan JUKE’s bold, standout styling has been a key factor in the model’s success. Nissan created a brand new “compact crossover” sector with the launch of the car, offering motorists something completely different, in terms of design, to any other vehicle on the road.