Math

The Mathematics, Laws and Theory Behind Crease Patterns

Did you know that paper folding developed in China, Korea, and Europe (in addition to Japan)? Did you also know that the art of paper folding, most commonly associated with Japan, may have in fact been invented in China? Cai Lun, a Chinese eunich…

Origami Turtles

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…

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…

Origami Insects

I (c)Ant Believe How Complex and Realistic these Origami Insects Look!

Origami insects continue to blow my mind every time I see them. There are tons of different animals and creatures that can be folded with paper but for whatever reason insects always look the most realistic and impressive. This post features another…

Origami Frogs

Toadly Awesome, Un-Frog-Gettable and Quite Ribbitting Origami Frogs

I've been toad that I wasn't using enough puns on this post titles so here's a whole bunch. This post is all about origami frogs and possibly some toads as well. I just learned that Flickr has an option to embed Flickr photos on websites. In…

Arctic Origami Animals

20 Awesome Origami Arctic Animals

This is another origami animal themed post and this time the theme is arctic animals or animals that live in the cold and snow in general. Starting out we have this beautiful polar bear. It's a fairly simple design but it certainly has a lot of…

Origami Forest Animals

23 Wonderful Origami Woodland Animals

Animals are definitely the most popular things to fold out of paper and over the years I've seen a huge amount of great origami animals. I have a huge list of paper animals to feature so it's time to start making some animal themed posts. This time…

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…

Origami Koi

You Should Definitely Give a Carp about these Beautiful Origami Koi

I've always been a fan of origami koi. There are only a few major koi designs but they're always great and the koi people fold are always really beautiful. Often people use really great paper or make collections of rainbow coloured koi and do lots…

Origami Music

Take a Minuet to Look at this Amazing Music-Themed Origami

You can fold pretty much anything you can imagine from origami and that includes things like musical instruments, musicians and other music themed things. There's actually a pretty surprising amount of awesome music themed models and we'll be…

Origami Fish

25 Excellent Origami Fish Just for the Halibut

I realize that title for this post is pretty bad but if you can come up with a better fish-related pun that I could use let minnow. Anyways this post is all about origami fish because there's a lot of really awesome fish models out there. Models…

Origami Lizards

Iguana Fold these 28 Awesome Origami Lizards

There are a lot of really awesome origami lizards out there including one of my all time favourite origami models, Gen Hagiwara's Frilled Neck Lizard. Hopefully one day I'll be able to fold it. This post is a collection of the best origami lizards…