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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.

The Weimar Bowl would also make an attractive tea light holder.
Some stitching and a double blintz fold make a decorative sofa pillow.
by Arsalan Wares
A sturdy modular box and the mathematics behind it.
by Krystyna Burczyk and Wojtek Burczyk
Musings on art, kitsch, mathematics and the creative process. And lots of diagrams.
by Krystyna Burczyk and Wojtek Burczyk
The second part of an article about Krystyna Burczyk’s creative process with more diagrams to download.
A lovely, simple and functional design by Nick’s friend Doris Lauinger.
Each of the modules for this star requires just five folds.
A two-piece icosahedron that’s a gift box and an ornament.
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A one-on-one regatta in a simple origami model.
A ghost for summer folding that was designed on Valentine’s Day.