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Weird Asymmetric Sonobe (WASS)

Weird Asymmetric Sonobe (WASS)

This unit behaves like the Sonobe unit and can be used to build similar shapes, but its struc...

Parallelograms

Parallelograms

For this model, only a picture of a hand-drawn crude CP which I prepared as documentation for...

Box with Woven Triangles I

Box with Woven Triangles I

Below you can find a precrease pattern and a photo tutorial of the collapse (for a clean fold). The model is designed around ...

Rocket

Rocket

This model is very simple to fold. The rocket can stand on its own thanks to the “foot”. You can also say this horizontal ele...

Star Ananke

Star Ananke

Star Ananke has many variants, most of them just minor changes in the folding process but affecting the look of the final model.

Fog Stoppers for Face Mask

Fog Stoppers for Face Mask

These origami fog stoppers can help reduce the fogging of your glasses in winter or during physical exercise. They do help, b...

Box with Woven Triangles VII

Box with Woven Triangles VII

Below you can find a precrease pattern and pictures of the collapse. This sequence shows the clean precrease which you get wi...

Hedgehog

Hedgehog

In print Folding diagrams for this model were published in: OrigamiUSA Model Collection 2020, page 100 Der Falter 74, pa...

Clematis Tessellation

Clematis Tessellation

This is a relatively simple tessellation which should be suitable even for beginners. Despite the simplicity, with a bit of shaping, it can look quite nice.

Woven Triangles Tessellation I

Woven Triangles Tessellation I

Crease patterns are available as a single PNG image. Apart from the CP of a single molecule, it also shows the two main layouts: the symmetric one with two m...

Predictable Box

Predictable Box

Instructions are available as a single PNG image. The box, as shown here, uses an 8×8 grid, but it can be folded with any pro...

Lucky Star Tessellation

Lucky Star Tessellation

In order to fold this model, you can follow, with minor modification, instructions for the fr...

Crane with Colored Wings

Crane with Colored Wings

The model is quite easy to fold: Fold the square’s diagonals, then fold all corners to the center (blintz the square). Y...

Hydrangea Cube

Hydrangea Cube

The idea of connecting several Hydrangeas occurred independently to me and earlier to Meenakshi Mukerji. If you do not yet kn...

Hydrangea Icosahedron

Hydrangea Icosahedron

For folding Hydrangea Icosahedron (and many other shapes as well), you can just follow the instructions for Hydrangeaa Cube, ...

Shark Teeth Corrugation

Shark Teeth Corrugation

The second image shows the three steps used for constructing the pre-crease pattern for my Sh...

Clover Folding Lookalike

Clover Folding Lookalike

Clover Folding Lookalike looks very similar to Fujimoto’s Clover Folding but has a significantly different structure.

DNA Replication

DNA Replication

Instructions for Thoki Yenn’s original DNA model can be found in his Orikata book. I think there are also some tutorials on Y...

Stars and Squares Tessellation

Stars and Squares Tessellation

In print Crease pattern can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s Invitation to Creative Playing with Origami (創造する折り紙遊びへの招待).

Celtic Cross Tessellation

Celtic Cross Tessellation

You can fold this design based on instructions for the Celtic Cross model. Use that model’s CP and just extract the top part ...

Cluster Tessellation

Cluster Tessellation

You can find the CP and basic folding instructions in the files linked below. Several variants of this tessellation are possi...

Square Pixel Tessellation

Square Pixel Tessellation

This tessellation can be used for creating pixel images representing arbitrary pictures.

Möbius Strip IV (CLU)

Möbius Strip IV (CLU)

To fold this model, use a strip with about 1:15 proportions and fold notches according to CLU instructions. Make two notches ...

Sprout Tessellation

Sprout Tessellation

You can find the CP and basic folding instructions in the files linked below.

Squares and Crosses Tessellation

Squares and Crosses Tessellation

This tessellation is closely related to Ninja Star Tessellation and you get the latter as one of the intermediate steps when ...

Ichthys (CLU)

Ichthys (CLU)

Below you can find a CP with folding tips. The CP is quite simple, so even if you have little experience, you should be able ...

Heart (CLU)

Heart (CLU)

Below you can find a CP with folding tips. The CP is quite simple, so even if you have little experience, you should be able ...

Cross Lap Unit (CLU)

Cross Lap Unit (CLU)

Below, you can find the Crease Pattern (CP) for the unit along with some shaping examples. Th...

Epiphany II

Epiphany II

Folding this model is about as simple as it gets: Start with a square or rectangular piece of paper. Pleat into 32-nds (if...

Makalu

Makalu

Introduction and folding instructions online and in print Robert J. Lang’s Makalu (Six Intersecting Pentagons) is an interest...

Woven Slit Module (WSM)

Woven Slit Module (WSM)

Woven Slit Module is an origami unit which can be used to build different kinds of modular assemblies, from simple cubes to more complex objects. They can we...

Name Plate

Name Plate

You can use this model to print your name on it (templates available below) and put it on your desk or for adding descriptions to your models at an origami c...

Bumpy Octahedron

Bumpy Octahedron

Front side Bumpy Octahedron is folded from a single sheet of 2:1 paper. Each face is decorated with a sunken tria...

Outdoor Origami Meeting Module (OOMM)

Outdoor Origami Meeting Module (OOMM)

This unit can be used to make spiked versions of polyhedra with triangular faces as well as polyhedra with square faces where each face is extended with a ”b...

Annapurna

Annapurna

Introduction and folding instructions on author’s page Annapurna (Ten Interesecting Triangles) is one of the models in Himala...

Gasherbrum

Gasherbrum

Introduction and folding instructions on author’s page Gasherbrum (Four Interesecting Triangles) is one of the models in Hima...

Building Block Units (BBU)

Building Block Units (BBU)

Building Block Units are a family of modules which make it possible to build a huge variety of designs, from typical abstract geometric solids to realistic m...

Simple Edge Unit (SEU)

Simple Edge Unit (SEU)

SEU, the Simple Edge Unit is an edge unit with a 90° angle at the tip. It can be folded from paper of any proportions and it is quite versatile since with mi...

Sturdy Edge Module (StEM)

Sturdy Edge Module (StEM)

StEM is a very versatile module which can be used to make a number of very different objects. Three units can build a triangular 45-degree pyramid, so anythi...

Pyramid Vertex Module (PVM)

Pyramid Vertex Module (PVM)

PVM is a family of units which can be combined into shapes of quite different structure. The family consists of vertex units which resemble triangular pyrami...

Swallowtail Module (Dog Bone Unit)

Swallowtail Module (Dog Bone Unit)

This is a business card unit which I designed independently with Jennifer Campbell who used the name Dog Bone Unit (details in model description).

Moreno’s Unit

Moreno’s Unit

Jose Arley Moreno’s diagrams Jose Arley Moreno published instructions for this unit on his web page.

Trapezoid Edge Module (TEM)

Trapezoid Edge Module (TEM)

These are folding instructions for the Trapezoid Edge Module (TEM) module. This module bears some resemblance to Thomas Hull’s PHiZZ unit while the folding p...

FIT (Five Intersecting Tetrahedra)

FIT (Five Intersecting Tetrahedra)

Tom Hull’s folding instructions Five Intersecting Tetrahedra (FIT), designed by Thomas Hull, is probably the most popular mod...

Oxi Module

Oxi Module

Since I’m too lazy to draw nice diagrams, I just made photographs of the module at different stages of folding. The module is quite simple, so I hope such pi...

PHiZZ unit

PHiZZ unit

Folding instructions Instructions for folding the PHiZZ unit and buckyball models made with this unit can be found on the author’s web page.