Origami

Posts about origami in general, including folding and design techniques, tools, etc.

Coloring Paper with Inkjet Printer

Coloring Paper with Inkjet Printer

When folding Stars and Squares, I decided to try coloring Elephant Hide paper by just printing it over with a uniform color us...

Two Hexagons from A4 minus square

Two Hexagons from A4 minus square

Have you noticed that the strip which stays behind when you cut a square from an A4 sheet of paper, is just the right size for cutting two small hexagons?

Envelopener usage and maintenance

Envelopener usage and maintenance

Envelope openers are very useful tools for origami folders and other craftspeople, but they do have a number of quirks. After answering a question about gett...

Introducing Building Block Units

Introducing Building Block Units

My article, Introducing Building Block Units, was published in The Fold. This text describes my Building Block Units (BBUs) an...

Prior art found for some units

Prior art found for some units

After searching for prior art of origami units I designed, I found out that two had been published before by others. Added appropriate credit on Swallowtail ...