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Begin Designing Your Origami Figures -Tips From Robert Lang thumbnail

Have you ever wondered how creators begin designing their own origami models? Origami offers many ways to be creative. These include interpreting and folding someone else’s figure, finding different ways to showcase our figures, or teaching origami in new ways. But many people who love origami at some point puzzled over how origami figures are [...]

Teaching Origami –Why you should consider it! thumbnail

Did you know…? You don’t need to be an expert to teach Origami! Even if you are just beginning with origami, as soon as you learn something new you can turn around and teach it to someone. The act of teaching a simple origami model provides a great benefit for you as a teacher and [...]

Origami Mastery –Himanshu Agrawal thumbnail

Within Origamigos (our Origami Spirit membership) we interviewed Himanshu Agrawal. Here we highlight his origami work as a lovely example of origami mastery. Himanshu Agrawal (India) has been practicing origami since 1989 and has set 5 world records for large origami installations. Through this post, you can appreciate his fantastic origami work. Himanshu believes that [...]

Dr. Lizzie Burns Uses Origami in her Anti-Boredom Campaign thumbnail

Origami is creative, origami is healing, origami is for anyone. Every single guest we invite to visit with us in ORIGAMIGOS has a very special gift, and that includes Dr. Lizzie Burns who generously shared every bit of what is special about her work with us. How lucky we were to have her. This excerpt [...]

Math and Intuition in Origami Design thumbnail

In an interview with Mark Kirshenbaum for Origamigos (see video and transcript below), he expressed his thoughts and experience about the relationship between math and origami design. I’d like to share an excerpt of our conversation as an example of the content being offered in ORIGAMIGOS, the Origami Spirit membership. You may be surprised by [...]

Origami – A Help to Alzheimer’s Patients thumbnail

On October 27th I interviewed Daniela Izquierdo for the Origami Spirit Membership. I’d like to share some of our conversation as an example of the content being offered in ORIGAMIGOS, the Origami Spirit membership. Originally from Mexico, Daniela currently lives in Spain. She works with an interdisciplinary team of designers and engineers who use ORIGAMI [...]

Folding Frenzy -Orinuno or Fabric Origami? thumbnail

Louise Mabbs is the next guest presenter at Foldeas: Sharing Ideas through Origami.   Louise has been a textile artist for over 40 years, is the author of the book “Origami Quilts”, and a member of the British Origami Society. Foldeas is a series of online hands-on paper-folding presentations hosted by Gerardo Gacharná. Each presentation [...]

What Can Inspire You to Design Origami -Interview with Tomoko Fuse thumbnail

In the course I teach, The Joy of Origami, one of the topics we’ve discussed is how to find the inspiration to create origami. A while back, I had the opportunity to chat with Ms. Tomoko Fuse, creator of an origami monkey presented on Origami Spirit. She is one of the origami creators I most [...]

Make Beautiful Modular Origami Kusudamas thumbnail

When you see a picture of these kusudamas you might say “Oh that’s beautiful”. But when you actually make one and hold it in your own hands you will appreciate it all the more. You don’t have to have a PHD in math or in art to make gorgeous modular origami pieces. Just open one of Ekaterina [...]