Abstract


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Abstract models do not directly represent any objects of the real world. Nonetheless, many can be described as representing something, for example mathematical object or abstract symbols such as letters and digits.

This page lists folding instructions for models of a single type. You might be interested in the models themselves instead.
Star Ananke (variant D)

Star Ananke (variant D)

Similar models on other sites Robin Glynn’s 6-pointed modular star is a design almost identical to Star Ananke variant D: it differs only by having the littl...

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.

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...

Monument Valley Corrugation

Monument Valley Corrugation

A crease pattern was published in CDO Convention Book 2018 (Convention Book of Italian Origami Convention).

Woven Rhombi

Woven Rhombi

In Origami Pass app Instructions for this model (CP and phototutorial) are available via Origami Pass.

Sunflower Tessellation

Sunflower Tessellation

A crease pattern was published in Origami Box of the Ultimate Origami Convention 2017.

Radioactive Tessellation

Radioactive Tessellation

Instructions for this model are available in GGO Stay at Home and Fold Origami PDF (page 92).

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

You can find folding instructions for the Hydrangea (including a number of variants) in Fujim...

Clover Folding

Clover Folding

There is a video tutorial about Clover Folding, made by Sara Adams.

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...

Lucky Star Tessellation

Lucky Star Tessellation

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

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, ...

Union Jack Tessellation

Union Jack Tessellation

Instructions for the model were published in the BOS Convention Book 2017 (50th anniversary convention of British Origami Soc...

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).

Square Interlace Box

Square Interlace Box

General This model is based around Square Interlace Tessellation so you can use instructions ...

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...

Propellers Tessellation

Propellers Tessellation

A crease pattern and basic collapse instructions for my Propellers Tessellation were published in The Fold (membership requir...

Square Pixel Tessellation

Square Pixel Tessellation

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

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 ...

Grating Tessellation

Grating Tessellation

There is a videotutorial by Paper Kawaii, showing practically the same model as mine. Compared to the video, my model uses a ...

Makalu

Makalu

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

Bed of Nails Tessellation

Bed of Nails Tessellation

A Crease Pattern was published in Techno Origami, book of 15th Origami Outdoor Meeting.

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...

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...

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...

Umbrella Dodecahedron

Umbrella Dodecahedron

Instructions for the model were published in Meenakshi Mukerji’s book, Marvelous Modular Origami, on page 54.

QRSTUVWXYZ-stars

QRSTUVWXYZ-stars

Instructions for folding the model are available online.

Poinsettia Ball

Poinsettia Ball

Instructions for the model were published in Meenakshi Mukerji’s book, Marvelous Modular Origami, on page 30.

Cosmos Ball

Cosmos Ball

Instructions for the model were published in Meenakshi Mukerji’s book, Marvelous Modular Origami, on page 18.

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...

WXYZ

WXYZ

Diagrams for this model are available online.

TUVWXYZ-stars

TUVWXYZ-stars

Instructions for folding the model are available online.

STUVWXYZ-stars

STUVWXYZ-stars

Instructions for folding the model are available online.