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These are articles posted by The Fold editor bugfolder (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.
by Ilan Garibi
The genesis and execution of the Convention for Creators, held in Lyon, France, in July, 2017.
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by Jon Tucker
This articles shows how to construct arbitrary square grids via folding alone, using Haga's First Theorem.
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by Alice Gray
"Telephone origami," taught by verbal directions alone, is a long-lost art. One of the best examples is Alice Gray's rendering of Fred Rohm's iconic Star of David moneyfold, originally published in The Origamian.
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by Thomas R. Crain
This article explores several variations in a square twist crease pattern that may be achieved simply by varying the mountain/valley assignment of the same underlying crease pattern.
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by Troels Højer Jensen and Hans Dybkjær
In origami we frequently need to find an \(n\)th of a paper, often in order to divide it into an \(n \times n\) grid. This article generalizes a common technique for finding references and provides some insight into the geometric properties of paper.
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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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A copy of the long-lost chapter on design from "The Complete Book of Origami."
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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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Two 3D tessellations: a brick wall and an octahedral-tetrahedral truss network.
So you want to be a professional origamist? Here are some ideas on how to improve your chances.
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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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A recounting of a few unexpected connections between people and events during a journey through the world of origami.
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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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A crease pattern for a box-pleated dragonfly.
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This month's crease pattern folds a symmetric subject on an inherently unsymmetric base.
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A hex-pleated design for a long-legged katydid with some discussion of the design principles.
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A rotationally symmetric solid curved fold, folded from a regular hexagon.
The story of the new file download sales section of The Origami Source.
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The analysis of a geometric construction for 1/3, and other fractions.
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Learn to fold a family of modular units that can create a wide variety of deltahedra, polyhedra whose faces are equilateral triangles.

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