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Diagrams for an octagonal star with color change, from a single uncut square. Also included is a variation of the star.
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by Hans Dybkjær
This article tells the tale of the higher spheres of oranges and apples: How I got there, and how to make them.
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The story of a process developed for folding rigid wood laminate, with crease patterns, images, and recipes.
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The origins of origami in Japan are lost in the mists of history, but we have surprisingly good records of paper-folding from over a thousand years ago in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.
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An essay about origami designer Seth Friedman's experiences involving reading and folding from Crease Patterns.
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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.
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by Wendy Zeichner
An interview with two pioneers of modular woven polypolyhedra.
Tessellations have become increasingly popular in origami. But it's not always easy to get started. This article introduces some videos that can help you on the way.
by Ilan Garibi
Can you cut paper with origami instead of scissors? While trying to design a 24 unit Stellated Octahedron, I got stuck with all the math involved and decided to make it simple - cut the intersected units by folding.
The fourth installment of a series reviewing types of paper for folding. This article reviews printing paper, probably the most widely available paper out there.
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I compare super-thin insect papers from the grand masters of Origamido Studio and the newcomers from Columbus, Ohio: Paper Circle, and their new "O-gami" brand of handmade paper to fold a demanding spider (CP provided as well).
The third installment of a series reviewing types of paper for folding. This article reviews Japanese Foil paper, which is especially suitable for more advanced folds, such as insects.
A review of a book which pays tribute to the inspiring and unrivaled legacy of one of origami's greatest masters.
This article gives a nice overview of the types of tessellations there are, and how to create one yourself.
The second installment of a series reviewing types of paper for folding. This article reviews Tant paper which may be the most versatile paper for Origami uses.
What started with a simple question and a list of paper properties, has become an extensive project - a long, exploratory journey discovering paper. Please enjoy our first Paper Review!