Ancient Egypt

The “Bast” 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. This post was originally posted on January 9, 2017 but because I like Egypt so much (and…

Final Fantasy White Mage

Chocobos, Summons, Fiends and Other Amazing Final Fantasy Origami

I first posted this Final Fantasy themed article about 2 years ago. Since then I've found a bunch more fantastic Final Fantasy themed models. Rather than make a second post I've decided to update this one with all the new models. Enjoy! There's a…

Origami Dogs

25 Pawsome Origami Dogs that You Mutt See

We've posted about dogs previously. Since then we've come across a ton of other fantastic paper dogs that also deserve to be highlighted. We'll start out this post with this beautiful looking dog folded from a sheet of mulberry paper. Image source:…

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…

Turtle

A Shellebration of 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…

Sailfish

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…

Portal Turret

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…

Gargoyle

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…

Smilodon

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…

Scary Bat

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…

Unicorn

Unbelievably 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…

Shoe

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. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nyankoorigami/14127100896/ Onitsuka Tiger Basketball Shoe,…