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This paper's beautiful texture is an absolute eye-catcher. Its properties make it perfect for 3D shaping, as well as models of intermediate complexity.
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A copy of the long-lost chapter on design from "The Complete Book of Origami."
by Patty Grodner
OrigamiUSA exists because of the tireless effort of volunteers whose work sometimes goes unnoticed. This article recognizes the volunteer leaders of OrigamiUSA in 2014.
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by Milind Oka
Diagrams for two money fold models, a box with lid and duck, by Milind Oka.
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A personal account of Wonderfold 2014 in Mumbai, India, a convention and exhibition hosted by Origami Mitra from Dec 11-14th.
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by Jérémy Duez
Diagrams for a dragon designed by Jérémy Duez.
by Clifford Jones
A progressive crease pattern for a box-pleated house with latticed windows by Clifford Jones.
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by Joel Stern
Diagrams for a multi-sheet house designed by Joel Stern for use in developmental psychology.
by Patty Grodner
Patty Grodner, organizer of the 2013 PCOC in Albuquerque, writes about her experiences during her first year serving on the OrigamiUSA Board of Directors.
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Diagrams for TIM the Beaver, the mascot of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, by alumna Michelle Fung class of 2013.
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Diagrams for a beautiful 12 or 30 unit modular.
Golden River (aka "Leather Paper") is the third Japanese paper in our mini series. Its beautiful texture is beautiful, but not its only selling point!
15 years ago, Cheng Chit just decided to become an origami designer; and so he did. With experience in naval architecture and engineering, he developed his unique techniques to use for his own origami creations. read on to get to know more design secrets from him!
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Diagrams for a simple scorpion in preying position.
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The story of a process developed for folding rigid wood laminate, with crease patterns, images, and recipes.
The fifth chapter in my ongoing coverage of CDO conventions is a special one, as I was one of the special guests this time. This report is more on the personal note, from my preparations, to the flight back.
Here are diagrams for a ten unit star, titled with "74". Try your hand with this star, and read more to understand the name of this model, by Francesco Mancini.
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by Raymond P. Yeh
Diagrams for an artistic wind swept tree by Raymond P. Yeh.
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Diagrams for a geometric, two-sheet, 3D tree for the holiday season.
Biotope is the second paper we are reviewing in our mini series of Japanese papers. It's very versatile!

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