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This 10 Unit Flower has two identical sides, and benefits greatly when folded from duo paper. It is based on a simple starting point for some other models, like the 8 Unit Ring.
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Nick Robinson
The 2012 BOS spring convention in Birmingham was dedicated to the founding members of the Society. This article offers a brief history of their involvement.
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by Sy Chen
Diagrams for a paper airplane by Sy Chen resembling Santa Claus.
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by Bennett Arnstein
Proof of Lewis Simon's construction for the trisection of the side of a square or the short side of a rectangle.
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Diagrams for a beaver, the mascot of MIT, designed by Brian Chan.
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by Arnold Tubis and Christopher Pooley
Tubis and Pooley explore \(n\)-sided generalizations of the masu and one of its many decorative-lids. Detailed video instructions are provided at the Origami Player site.
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by Sy Chen
Diagrams for a pop-up standing version of the traditional origami sailboat by Sy Chen.
Originally developed to minimize paper weight for air mail, Onion Skin paper offers many advantages for use in origami.
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by Joel Stern
Diagrams for a salmon designed by Joel Stern for a consulting project.
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Meenakshi Mukerji
30 pieces of paper are folded to make a modular version of the Compound of Five Octahedra model.
Learn the story behind the Google Doodle for March 14, 2012, which honored Akira Yoshizawa, and fold your own Google logo.
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.
by Marcio Noguchi
A description of the history, expansion, and future of World Origami Days.
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by David Petty. Diagrammed by Nick Robinson
Diagrams for a \(60^\circ\) Modular Star by David Petty
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Thomas Hull
This wave model is fun to fold and has a lot of math in it!
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Diagrams for a heart variation based on a model by Edwin Corrie.
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A pleated cone sliced by multiple planes creates this geometric model reminiscent of a breaking wave.
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by Rikki Donachie
OrigamiUSA's 2011 Annual Collection included a peacock from Rikki Donachie made from a square. Here Rikki shares another peacock made from an A4 rectangle.
by Erik Demaine, Martin Demaine, Liping Ma, Patsy Wang-Iverson
This paper presents a crease pattern for one-cut double happiness.
In this review we'll have a closer look at Kraft paper. If you are into complex folds, this might just be the perfect paper for your test folds.

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