Origami Kusudamas

25 More Incredible Looking Origami Kusudamas

It's time to take another look at origami kusudamas. A kusudama is essentially a modular paper model made up of various units assembled into a ball-like shape. They're often quite beautiful with very interesting shapes and amazing colour schemes.…

Origami Tessellations

25 Incredible Origami Tessellations that Could Go on Forever

Origami Tessellations are a very interesting and unique use of paper. Especially if you appreciate the mathematics and design behind them. In a previous post we talked about the different kinds of tessellations and a bit of the history behind them.…

Origami Kusudamas

30 Absolutely Beautiful Origami Kusudamas

Kusudamas are modular origami models where multiple units are fit together to form a ball-like shape. The word “kusudama” literally means “Medicine Ball” when translated from Japanese. They were originally used for incense and potpourri which I…

Origami Tessellations

25 Awesome Origami Tessellations that Would Impress Even M.C. Escher

Origami tessellations are essentially patterns, folded with origami, that repeat themselves as long as you want to continue folding. There are 2 major types of tessellations, the classic type and corrugations.   Classic tessellations are…

Interlocking Shapes

The Amazing Craziness of Byriah Loper’s Geometric Origami

I've been fascinated with the crazy interlocking shape models that Byriah Loper has been designing for years now. You may have heard of the Five Interlocking Tetrahedra model before. It's pretty popular, here's a video showing its assembly.I've…

Origami Tessellations

15 Beautiful Close-Up Photos of Origami Tessellations

A tessellation is a tiling repeating pattern using geometric shapes called tiles that repeat over and over with no gaps or overlaps.  If you're familiar with the work of M.C. Escher then you've probably seen this sort of art before. It's possible to…