The Paper 1988

Issue 31 (Winter 1988/89)

24 pages
Mailed

Cover

Photo of Woodhull Hospital origami tree, under the direction of Bob Stack

Features

  • 'Tis the Season to Fold Paper! (Overview of origami Christmas trees, including a new moneyfolds decorated tree for Malcolm Forbes)
  • Thank You, Ted! (Ted Bond steps down as Editor of the newsletter)
  • Edgewise by Kathleen O'Regan
  • Bent Out of Shape
  • The Teacher's Teacher by Anna Lee Culp (4th grade class visits the Origami Center)
  • Akira Yoshizawa's Style by James M. Sakoda, reprinted from FOLD
  • Diagramming--Part I by Robert Lang
  • British Origami Society Convention by Jan Polish
  • Crossword by Douglas Schachnow

Departments

  • Exhibition Announcements:
    • Origami Holiday Tree at the American Museum
    • Origami By Children and the Exhibition in the Window at Japan Air Lines
    • Peace Tree at Cathedral of St. John the Divine
  • News from the Home Office
    • Lending Library; Monthly Folding Meetings; Convention Program '89; "Models By Members" published; Notice of Board Elections; Special Sessions; Folding Fund Fest
    • New Look for Membership Cards (Thanks to Shirley Goebel Christie for 10 years of hand-lettered cards)
  • News From Members
    • Items about Dave Brill; Milton Lederman; Harry Eagle; Stephen Weiss; Maria Susana Tanaka de Arashiro (Buenos Aires) by Thea Iervolino; Fourth Graders send 1,000 Cranes to both President Reagan and Premier Gorbachev; Eunice Lew; Cyril Tessier; florence Temko; Steve and Megumi Biddle visit the Home Office; Publication announced for The Complete Book of Origami by Robert Lang; Alice Gray in Discover Magazine; Brad Blumenthal on electronic mail correspondence; Carter Andrews and other brief stories.
  • News from Regional Groups
    • Reports from Western Massachusettes; PINE; cincinnati Origami Guild; San Diego group being formed.
    • List of Regional Groups and Meetings
  • Tips and Techniques
    • Self-healing cutting mats; Ultra Bright paper; Paper by the Pound
    • Paper, Paper Everywhere and Not a Sheet to Fold by Gay Merrill Gross

Diagrams

  • Dinosaur by Rachel Katz, diagrams and text by Mark Kennedy, adapted from the author's originals
  • Heart With Wings by Francois Ziegler, diagrams and text by Mark Kennedy, adapted from the author's originals
  • Bendagon by Craig Macdonald, diagrams by Carol Ann Wilk, text by Mark Kennedy

Issue 30 (Summer/Fall 1988)

24 pages
Mailed

Cover

Two photos of the Convention's Hospitality Room

Features

  • Convention '88 Report
    • Notes on Akira Yoshizawa at Convention '88 by Craig Macdonald
    • An Open Letter...from Akira Yoshizawa, President, International Origami Center, translatedy by Emiko Kruckner
  • Bent Out of Shape by Joanne Ortman
  • Edgewise by Kathleen O'Regan
  • Diagramming Standardization (Panel Discussion Report, Convention 88') by Robert Lang; Panel: Dave Brill, David Shall, Alice Gray, John Montroll, Robert Lang, Akira Yoshizawa, Florence Temko and Carol Anne Wilk
  • Book Reviews by Mark Kennedy
    • The Best Paper Aircraft: New and Expanded! by Campbell Morris
    • Origami gli Insetti by Alfredo Giunta
    • Unit Origami, Book V: More Joyful Box Making by Tomoko Fuse
    • Origami Omibus: Paper Folding for Everybody by Kunihiko Kasahara
  • News from the Supply Center
  • Group Photograph: Convention '88

Departments

  • News from the Home Office
    • Special Sessions; Information of Copyright Laws; Origami By Children Announcement and Schedule; Monthly Folding Meeting
    • Letter from Michael Shall (retiring from position as Home Office Administrator)
    • Lending Library Opening (announcement)
  • News From Members
    • Louise Cooper, West Coast Origami Guild
    • Mark Kennedy organizing summer origami events
    • Frances and Sam Batt in Indonesia
    • Peter Engel article in Discover Magazine
    • Other News: Flypaper: The Journal of Folded Paper Flight; Milton Halpert; Mitchel Yoffe; Jerry Slocum
    • Folders' Forum: Aldo Putignano on folding with wallpaper. Della Sue on coating models with acrylic
  • News from Regional Groups
    • List of Regional Groups and Meetings
    • Reports: New Jersey Paper Shapers; PINE; Capital Folders; cincinnati Origami Guild; LIFE Second Annual Fold Fest; New Jersey Mini-Convention # 3
  • International News
    • Professor Narciso Sanches
    • The International Origami Center

Diagrams

  • Fourth Little Pig Built A House of Paper, with story, by Steve Vinik
  • Flapping Goose by Mark Bolitho, diagrams by Mark Kennedy
  • Swan by Narciso Sanchez, diagrams by Carol Ann Wilk, adapted from the authors diagrams
  • Modular Box by Lewis Simon, diagrams by Bennett Arnstein

Issue 29 (Spring 1988)

24 pages
Mailed

Cover

Photograph of a Jack-in-the-box the height of a penny (model by Max Hulme, folded by deg farrelly)

Features

  • Ready, Set, Fold! Here Comes Convention '88 by Michael Shall
  • Edgewise by Kathleen O'Regan
  • Bent Out of Shape by Joanne Ortman
  • Diagramming Technique and Symbol Language: III. Technology to the Rescue by David Shall, with illustrations
  • Editorigami by Ted Bond, Editor
  • Origami Earrings by Alice Gray

Departments

  • News From the Home Office
    • Brochure Update
    • Letter from Alice Gray
    • Bulk Sale of Paper to Non-Profit Groups
    • Monthly Folding Meetings
    • Membership Update (1,292 members in April 1988)
  • News from Members
    • Origami, A Lifetime Experience
    • Office Origami: Toward a New Discipline by Lisa Galladay
    • Nationwide News from Brian Passalacqua, Ruthanne Bessman, Barbara Black and Emma Lampariello
    • Origamania (Origami at Tokeneka School, Darien, CT)
    • More News Notes (5 more brief stories)
  • Tips
    • Hung Up on Origami
    • Photocopy Capers by Don Sigal (Creating patterned folding paper using a photocopier)
    • Folders' Forum (Carol Ann Wilk method for ironing dollar bills)
  • News from Regional Groups
    • List of Regional Groups and Meetings
    • Reports from: Monmouth County NJ; Orange County Origami; Washington State Folders; Paperfolders In New England; West Coast Origami Guild and CHicago Area Origami Society
  • International News
    • Momotani Exhibit
    • VOF de Voyst (Professional origami team in the Netherlands)
    • Origami Collection (Mark Overmars)
    • Convention in Verona (Centro Diffusione Origami)

Diagrams

  • Fish by Milada Blahova
  • Mouse and Swan: Twin blow-up models by Patricia Crawford, diagrams and annotations by Alice Gray
  • Dollar Bill Box by Marc Kirschenbaum, diagrams and annotations by Mark Kennedy from the author's originals
  • Paper Folding Absractions, with article by Robin Moseley

Issue 28 (Winter 1988)

20 pages
Mailed

Cover

Photograph of striped angelfish on Museum tree.

Features

  • Schools of Angelfish Visit the Museum, with list of all contributors
  • Edgewise by Kathleen O'Regan
  • Diagramming Technique and Symbol Language: II. Who Knows Best? by David Shall
  • Origami By Children (1987 List of contributors, their ages and models folded)
  • Book Reviews by Mark Kennedy
    • Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
    • Fiori In Origami by Guido Gazzera
    • Origami Moderno by J.M. Sakoda (Modern Origami, translated into Italian)
    • Origami Animati by Franco Pavarin
    • Aerei Jet ed Astronavi di Carta Volanti by Franco Pavarin
    • Origami per tutti by Guido Gazzera
    • Invito All'Origami by Enio Capra
  • News From The Supply Center

Departments

  • Editorigami by Ted Bond, Editor
  • News From The Home Office
    • Come Forward And Share (Announcements for Convention 1988)
    • Shining Alice...Take Good Care (Get well wishes to Alice Gray, after heart surgery)
    • Hands On at the American Museum (1,000 Museum members attend 60 classes by Friends volunteers)
    • Cards Disappear As Membership Skyrockets.
    • Special Sessions (announcement)
    • Origami on the Rocks? (Origami in Sydney, Australia)
    • Monthly Folding Meeting
    • Thank You Don Shall and Barbara Hofer (Finishing one year effort; brought newsletter into computer age)
  • News From Members
    • The Davis Origami Man: Tom Vinik
    • Bugs In The System (Photo of insect models folded by Mark Kennedy)
    • Morigami by Norma Coblenz (Continued glossary of origami non-words)
    • From Twigs Grow Trees by Sherry Ringler (Annual Winter Bazaar, Springfield, OH)
    • Published! (Two origami stories by Gay Merrill Gross appear in The Family Storytelling Handbook)
  • News from Regional Origami Groups
    • Regional Groups and Meetings (List)
    • Reports From: New Jersey Mini-Convention; CHAOS; Ocali florida Folding; PINE; AASO
    • FOLD (A bi-monthly members only Amateur Press Alliance)
  • International News
    • Reports from Great Britain; Belgium (Marcus Cooman)
    • Obituary: Narciso Sanchez, President of Centro Latino de Origami (Peru)

Diagrams

  • Goose by Mark Kennedy
  • The Triangular Unit: For Tetrahedrons, Octahedrons and Icosahedrons by James M. Sakoda, annotations by Mark Kennedy
  • Easy Envelope Folds by Bob Roos
  • Bonbonniere by Francois Ziegler, diagrams and annotations by Mark Kennedy from the author's originals, 1987