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With this charming origami peacock Evi Binzinger (Germany)  shows us an example of the imaginative possibilities of a traditional origami model.  This peacock model shown here is based on the classic paper toy called “cootie catcher”, featured here in a previous post. What Evi has done is to modify one of the corners of the [...]

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A couple of weeks ago I saw a picture of a little origami house designed by Roman Diaz. I immediately fell in love with this archetypal house and its basic simplicity and symbolism. The question: how to fold it without diagrams? As it turns out I was pleasantly surprised to find diagrams for this model [...]

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Paula Versnick, from Holland, created a two fold Santa which is considered a modern classic model. With its minimalistic elegance, this is one of my all-time favorite origami models. The photo above shows a Christmas card I designed a while ago incorporating Paula’s charming model. The card itself is made by cutting an 8.5×11 (US [...]