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Paper planes

Credit: Sumedh Prasad/Orproject

Design group Orproject raised an occidental eyebrow when its ‘Vana’ installation for the India Design Forum in New Delhi popped into PIP’s inbox. The firm, with addresses in London, Beijing and India and formed in 2006 by four eco-obsessed AA Diploma graduates, treads similar territory to a host of other Design Research Lab graduates – but these are leaving an imprint. The parametric Vana is ‘an iso-surface around an anastomotic network diagram’. That’ll be ‘paper trees’ to you and me. But for imprints’ sake, let’s hope they video conference rather than fly…

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