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origami + papercraft: japan project
Transcript of origami + papercraft: japan project
Models and Folds
Evolution of Origami
Modern Styles and Math
Origami has many practical uses, such as:
"Origami is beautiful and timeless, thanks to its simplicity. After all, there is only one way to fold a piece of paper. Yet within that single fold is a universe of possibilities. With every variation of a fold, a new shape emerges. In a common sheet of paper, there exists the notion of a flower, the thought of a fish, and the dream of a bird."
- Sok Song, from Crease + Fold
The Invention of Paper
Origami is Brought to Japan
Brought by Buddhist monks
Book published in 1682 contained references of children making origami
Hiden Senbazuru Orikata
First known published origami instruction book
Means "Secret to Folding One Thousand Paper Cranes"
Box (modular, Tomoko Fuse)
Mecho and Ocho
Butterfly (Michael LaFosse)
Heart (Francis Ow)
Gay Merrill Gross
Only used for religious purposes
A craft for the elite
Oldest known paper fragments dated from around 200 C.E.
Mecho and Ocho
NOUN [UNCOUNTABLE] /ˌɒrɪˈɡɑːmi/