Matthew Green – Designing Modular Origami

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In addition to sharing inspiring tips to design modular origami the following topics were covered:

  • When and how Matthew discovered origami.
  • What origami designers he admires and why.
  • How he started designing origami figures.
  • His origami design process in general.
  • The creation process of various of his origami figures: A bike, a maple leaf, a cross, and a skull.
  • How he views origami as it relates to music and science fiction.
  • Matthew’s upcoming book on modular origami.

About Matthew Green

Matthew Green has been involved with origami for more than 40 years. He started teaching origami around the age of 11 in the early 1980s. Originally from New England, he now lives with his husband in Monterrey, Mexico, where he works primarily as a translator.

In addition to origami, Matthew loves strolling outdoors, listening to music, singing, and reading and watching science fiction and fantasy. He has degrees in philosophy and theology and enjoys listening to science podcasts.

Matthew has designed more than 300 models covering a range of themes and styles, including real and mythological animals, religious themes, masks, and most recently, modular rings and stars, among others. Several of his models have been published in print and on his YouTube channel.

Origami Book

Matthew Green’s first origami book — containing 32 modular designs — is in the final stages of production and should be in print in the first half of 2024.

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