Colourful Fireworks

Possible 2018 Origami Awards Extravaganza? Give Me Your Thoughts!

So I’ve been thinking of putting together some kind of 2018 End-of-the-Year Origami Awards and I’d like to get some feedback. My initial thought is to come up with some categories such as “the best origami dragons”, “the best origami fish”, “the top…

Icarus Mid Air

This Person Folded and Decorated One Origami Crane Per Day for 1,000 Days!

I recently stumbled onto the Instagram account of Cristian Marianciuc and he’s been working on a pretty amazing project called Icarus.mid.air. For the past almost three years he’s been folding one paper crane per day and decorating each one in a…

Vending Machine in Uchiko Japan

Adorable Vending Machine Selling Origami Turns up in Rural Japan

Japan is known for having some pretty interesting vending machines that sell almost anything you can imagine. Recently one vending machine that appeared in the rural town of Uchiko and has become very popular on the Internet. This vending machine…

Crane

Send Paper Cranes Around the World and Brighten Someone’s Day with Fold Me In

This is a guest post by Andrey from foldme.in. One of my first memories from kindergarten was drawing a Christmas tree, folding it in half and then cutting it out with small scissors. I got my first “red badge” — a sign of achievement that a single…

Elephant

How You Can Help Save African Elephants by Folding Origami

Did you know that every year in Africa 35,000 elephants are killed for their tusks? Did you also know that you can help save them simply by folding origami elephants? 96 Elephants has partnered with Origami USA for an origami elephant challenge.…

Ohio Paper Folders

Ohio Paper Folders is Raising Money to Bring Origami to Over 190 Children’s Hospitals

For several years now a local origami group from Ohio called the Ohio Paper Folders has been putting together little origami kits and donating them to a local hospital. The kits have proven to be be very popular and they’ve received tons of emails…

Tiny Chicken

Anja Markiewicz’s Amazing Micro Origami

Anja Markiewicz makes some very, very tiny origami. She lives in Germany and goes by the name “Faltsucht” on Flickr which translates to “folding addicted” because of her love of origami. https://www.flickr.com/photos/40474225@N04/4832164648/ Coyote,…

Vulture Droid

Martin Hunt’s Star Wars Origami

This is a guest post by Martin Hunt of starwarigami.co.uk.  You can more examples of his work on his website or on his Flickr page. My name is Martin Hunt, I'm 32 years old, and I design and fold my own original Star Wars origami designs As a child,…