These are articles posted by The Fold editor all (who may or may not be the author; see byline for authorship). The Fold is the online magazine for members of OrigamiUSA. New articles are posted continuously over the two month period of each issue. To contribute to The Fold or for other questions, please see our FAQ.
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?
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by Daniel Reutsky
Diagrams for a 30-piece modular design by Daniel Reutsky of Russia.
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A recounting of a few unexpected connections between people and events during a journey through the world of origami.
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by Linda Marlina
Diagrams for a wedding dress designed by Indonesian folder Linda Marlina.
by Nobuko Okabe
This article introduces readers to Star Festival, Variation 1, a model made with 16 units.
Only a few people seem to have folded with Clean Room Paper, but especially for intermediate models it is a serious contender.
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Diagrams for a 30-piece modular design by Maria Vakhrusheva of Russia.
A convention report from the first OASIS convention in Israel.
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An article about folding images using large grids and hundreds of reverse folds.
Once again, a classic puzzle is origamized. Using building blocks from a trapezium there are many figures you must try to assemble, one of which is a four times larger Trapezium!
A book review of Rikki Donachie's book "It's Just a Bit of Paper: Vol. 1."
There are too few origami artists who decide to make their living out of folded paper. One of them is Mark Bolitho, whom I met in Saragossa as one of the BOS representatives in the first European Congress. This is a story of a man who took a bold step to follow his heart!
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by Hadi Tahir
Diagrams for a box-pleated snake designed by Hadi Tahir.
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Curved-crease origami can be designed by considering the properties of ruling lines, lines on the crease pattern that remain straight in the 3D folded form. This technique was developed by David Huffman, who identified conic section curves has being particularly suitable for curved-crease designs. Two examples using ellipses are given as crease patterns.
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by Rick Nordal
A paper folding game invented by Rick Nordal. How many seconds will it take you to fold a snowflake paper into a sequence of geometric snowflake shapes? The player with the fastest folding time wins!
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by Herdy Soepono
Diagrams for two simple connected mountains by Herdy Soepono.
Here is a delightful and vivid summary of Leyla Torres' experiences at PCOC 2013 in Albuquerque, NM.

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