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A crease pattern for a box-pleated dragonfly.
With so many readers responding with surprising solutions, we had to collect and show them to you! Look inside only if you have tried to solve the Heart puzzle!
A folding method for closed masu boxes from a single square, generalized to masu-like structures with regular polygonal bases.
Bible paper is thin, made to be handled excessively, and last for a long time. Read here whether it's also good for folding.
An article describing the use of swatches in Adobe Illustrator for the graceful degradation of color documents to monochrome.
An interview with paper artist Hilli Zenz, who also paints paper to produce unique origami models
Diagrams for a 30 piece modular design by Natalia Romanenko of Moldova.
Diagrams for an elegant shrimp by Joseph Fleming, a detailed model folded simply from an isosceles right triangle.
An unusual origami puzzle that is based on Kami, using the white side to challenge you - can you a make a white square from these four units?
This article aimed at novice folders examines the design and folding process for geometric bowl and vase models characterized by a series of curved pleats.
Diagrams for an amazingly simple 3D heart by Ekaterina Lukasheva of Russia.