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With today’s logo, Google pays homage to  Akira Yoshizawa (14 March 1911 – 14 March 2005). Paper folding master, Yoshizawa, is considered by many as the father of modern origami. Robert Lang, an origami master himself, helped Google put this together, and wrote up a description for their Doodle Blog. Read it here. In his [...]

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The 14th of March this year was a special day for all of us in the origami community: it was the centenary anniversary of the birth of Akira Yoshizawa, origami grandmaster, who is considered by many as the father of modern origami. In 1997 I had the opportunity to meet Master Yoshizawa, in person, when [...]