Timeless Crane Mobiles in Media and Events
In the new extension of The Galleria Mall Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. You can see it at the entrance of the Level 3 Food Court (south). Truelux Group commissioned me to fold 980 large colorful origami cranes for this light fixture, and then flew me out there to open them up and assist with the assembly. It was an amazing experience, and the light fixture turned out more beautiful than I ever imagined it would. You can read more about it on my Blog Page here.
A 2019 episode of the final season of VEEP with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. I'm not certain as to where the Small Pastel Crane Mobile will be, but I'm thinking it'll be in a nursery.
The 2018 Marvel film, Ant Man and The Wasp. The main character, Scott Lang played by Paul Rudd, is under house arrest and he picks up many new hobbies, one of which is folding paper cranes and making mobiles with them. The Giant Paper Crane Mobile is in the background when Scott is folding a yellow paper crane.
The 2018 feature film, The Bygone. The Giant Paper Crane Mobile is hanging in the bedroom of the character Waniya, played by the actress Sydney Schafer from 2016's Nocturnal Animals, and the NBC show This Is Us. In the film her bedroom has a pink and rose colored bedspread, and a variety of light greenish blue decorations.
The 2016 commercial for Baby Nes by Gerber with Bobbie Thomas. The Small Pastel Crane Mobile is hanging over her son's basinet.
In an article on popsugar.com about a DIY Rustic Baby Boy Nursery designed by photographer Kansas Pitts. Kansas Pitts purchased a Large White Paper Crane Mobile for her son's nursery.
The 39th Annual American Red Cross Designer’s Showhouse in 2015. The Large Calder Style Crane Mobile was hanging over the bathtub in the master bathroom of the Birthday Cake Castle in Lake Worth, Florida.
A Qualcomm Event in Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in 2009. Thirty Large Paper Crane Mobiles with red and white paper cranes in various ratios were hung at the event.
Timeless Crane Mobiles in Schools and Hospitals
One of my giant mobiles with fish and other sea creatures is hanging in a treatment room of the Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital, as distraction art for pediatric patients as they endure painful procedures in Maryland Heights, Missouri.
A couple of my larger mobiles in Washi pastels are hanging in a room at the Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children building in Pennsylvania, now known as Trying Together.
The Timeless Crane in Books
I am the author of “Origami Mobiles,” an out of print kit that teaches you how to make your own mobiles.
I am also the author of “Easy Origami,” a kit that teaches you how to fold a variety of Origami models – both published by Sterling Publishing, a division of Barnes and Noble.