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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.

This installment explores the many way to execute a blintz fold.
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by Arsalan Wares
The author shows how a modular origami box with a square base can be made from four rectangular sheets plus a template. He also discusses some mathematics in the context of the constructed box.
By Donna Walcavage
A review of an outdoor origami sculpture exhibition in New York City’s garment district.
by Wayne Brown
Three ingenious — and spooky — models to fold.
A model from Meenakshi’s new book.
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A biodegradable painting on the U.N. lawn shows a dove and other origami models.
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by Matthias Yee
The adventures of a volunteer tech manager.
A printable crease pattern and photo diagrams for the top along with directions for making a masu box bottom to fit.
A book of clearly diagrammed, open modular spheres.