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Welcome to The Fold, the online magazine of OrigamiUSA! On this page you will find articles about folding in general, design, techniques, and, of course, diagrams! We hope you enjoy the magazine. Articles are added over the course of each 2-month issue, so check back regularly or subscribe to our RSS feed. Select any keyword in the menu to see all articles with that keyword, or see here for a pictorial listing of all diagrams.

by Riel Amadeus A. Diala
A one-piece star that gives the appearance of being made of multiple diamonds. If you like tessellations (or not), this should be fun to fold.
A lovely ornament that somehow evokes old-fashioned Christmases.
by Victor López-Barrantes
A small turkey for your 2020 Thanksgiving gathering.
An intermediate-level sculptural Goat that benefits from careful detailing at the end of the folding process.
Most of the models in this book start from classic bases, but they go in new directions from there, and they look more complex than they actually are.
An origami Dracula with some scarily interesting folds.
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A 12-piece star named for the designer's adopted city.
by Laura Rozenberg1
In 1952, Gershon Legman, the origami pioneer, explored folding as therapy at a mental health clinic in Harlem.
A new book by Marc Kirschenbaum just in time for Halloween.