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 guess is where the name comes from. If you’re...

Origami Turtles

A Shellebration of 21 Turtley Amazing Origami Turtles and Tortoises


Just as there's a huge variety of different species of turtles and tortoises in real life there's also a very diverse variety of origami ones too. First up is Satoshi Kamiya's awesome loggerhead turtle. The pattern on the back of the shell is fantastic. Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Designed by Satoshi...

Origami Sea Creatures

Dolphinitely Some of the Best Origami Sea Creatures I’ve Seen!


We've covered origami fish as well as crabs before and in this post we're going to be taking a look at all kinds of different sea creatures and animals found in the water. There's a lot of cool stuff here starting with these awesome eels. This is one of the coolest looking designs I've seen. I...

Videogame Origami

23 More Excellent Origami Models from Video Games


I'm a big fan of both video games and origami so naturally I'm always excited when I come across excellent video game themed origami models. In this post we'll look at various video game characters and objects all folded out of paper. First up is one of my all time favourite models, Satoshi Kamiya's...

Egyptian Origami

The Bast 18 Origami Models from Ancient Egypt


I've always been a big fan of ancient Egypt and Egyptian mythology so I was quite excited to find a bunch of really great Egyptian themed origami models. Everything from specific Egyptian gods to symbols, pyramids, mummies and more can be folded out of paper. First, take a look at this paper version...

Origami Gargoyles

18 Great, Grandiose and Glorious Origami Gargoyles


Gargoyles are statues that are designed to convey water from a building's roof. The water would usually run through a channel on the back of the gargoyle and out through a spout in its mouth. These gargoyles are made out of paper to using them to discharge water is probably not a good idea....

Prehistoric Origami

20 Fantastic Non-Dinosaur Prehistoric Origami Creatures


We've done several posts featuring origami dinosaurs but this time we're going to feature different prehistoric animals. I'm not entirely sure how an Archaeopteryx is classified anymore but I think it counts for this post and Satoshi Kamiya has designed a fantastic origami version. Archaeopteryx,...

Halloween Origami

30 Frighteningly Fantastic Halloween Origami Models


Happy Halloween everyone! To celebrate here are some awesome Halloween themed models that I saw during the past year and saved up for now (even though some of theme technically weren't uploaded this year). Our first model this Halloween is this great origami witch. Witch, Designed by Anibal Voyer...

Origami Unicorns

22 Unbelieveably Unforgettable and Unique Origami Unicorns


I was collecting origami unicorns for a sort of general mythological creature themed post but ended up with enough of them with enough different designs that  I figured they deserved their own entire post. First up is an elegant unicorn design by Andrey Ermakov. Unicorn, Designed by Andrey...

Origami Shoes

If You Don’t Love These Origami Shoes then You Probably Have no Sole


When doing research for this website I was surprised to find a ton of really awesome origami shoes. Here's a great basketball shoe design from Sipho Mabona. Onitsuka Tiger Basketball Shoe, Designed by Sipho Mabona and Folded by nyanko sensei Diagrams available in the Origami Tanteidan 15th...

More Origami Insects

24 More Amazingly Realistic Looking Origami Insects


A while ago we made a post about origami insects that ended up being much more popular than I thought it would be. Because everyone seems to like them so much and because they still continue to blow my mind with how realistic they look here's another post with another fantastic collection of origami...

Origami Insects

24 Incredibly Realistic Looking Origami Insects


Last Updated: August 9, 2016 Origami insects are some of the most fascinating origami models there are. I don't know what it is about origami insects that make them so realistic looking but no other kind of origami creature looks anywhere near as real as some of these insects do. Because there's...