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The first installment of a series on the history of the blintz fold.
An innovative book of color-change models that exploits the technique to the fullest.
by Will Lacker
As many as a third of the animal species in the world are beetles, and here’s a new one that you can fold.
A “placemask,” perfect for a socially distanced gathering.
More a textbook than a typical book of diagrams, “Six Simple Twists” is a comprehensive guide for tessellation lovers.
An eight-piece modular based on the traditional sailboat.
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A pretty leaf to decorate your tree or home.
by Grace Matthews
An easy-to-fold and ingenious gift tag.
An easy-to-fold card with a satisfying pop-up mechanism.
by Riel Amadeus A. Diala
A one-piece star that gives the appearance of being made of multiple diamonds. If you like tessellations (or not), this should be fun to fold.
A lovely ornament that somehow evokes old-fashioned Christmases.
by Victor López-Barrantes
A small turkey for your 2020 Thanksgiving gathering.
An intermediate-level sculptural Goat that benefits from careful detailing at the end of the folding process.
Most of the models in this book start from classic bases, but they go in new directions from there, and they look more complex than they actually are.
An origami Dracula with some scarily interesting folds.
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A 12-piece star named for the designer's adopted city.
by Laura Rozenberg1
In 1952, Gershon Legman, the origami pioneer, explored folding as therapy at a mental health clinic in Harlem.

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