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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.

An origami Dracula with some scarily interesting folds.
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A 12-piece star named for the designer's adopted city.
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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.