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Issue 21

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Diagrams for a sitting dog named Timber designed by John Szinger.
This past April I spent 19 days in Japan. Is there any origamist who has never dreamed to visit Japan? Although this trip was not meant to be about origami, it is always part of your trip in the land of the rising sun!
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Toyoaki Kawai’s method of making a pentagon from a square is a widely used one. This article demonstrates how to extend his method to a decagon and shows examples of transpositions of well known designs to pentagons and decagons.
In this special paper review Giang Dinh, Beth Johnson and Robert Lang share their favorite paper for some of their designs.
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by Irina Reutskaya
Diagrams for a 30-piece modular design by Irina Reutskaya of Russia.
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An essay about origami designer Seth Friedman's experiences involving reading and folding from Crease Patterns.
Christiane Bettens, known in the virtual sphere as Mélisande, is a unique person and folder who prefers the less traveled path, exploring the field of tessellations, quilts, boxes, and geometric models.
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Diagrams for a two piece modular star designed by Sy Chen that can rotate to change form.
A book review for "Origami Flowers," an English language book by Kazuo Kobayashi including floral presentation advice.
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This time Francesco presents us with 3D puzzle. Can you make a pyramid out of those building blocks?