Recent Articles

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.

OrigamiUSA members please sign in to access this article.
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.
by Nachat Jatusriptak
A graceful crane with feathered wings.
A simple, decorative modular — best made from heavy, smooth paper — that slides to changes shape.
A nicely piggish dollar-bill design.
“Origami Fun and Games” features fun models for folders at every level. Learn more about this selection of models from Marc Kirschenbaum.
Two hieroglyphs from Anita’s Egyptian origami series.
An attractive new book from “the queen of stars.”
This simple pear with leaves can be modified to make other fruits.
OrigamiUSA members please sign in to access this article.
Michael La Fosse named this splendid butterfly for Wendy Zeichner, the CEO of OrigamiUSA, in appreciation of her work as an origami ambassador.