Geometric


More restrictive types: abstract corrugation-tessellation, abstract corrugation, abstract modular, abstract single-sheet, abstract tessellation, abstract, balls and polyhedra, box lid, box, classic tessellation, coaster, cross, cubes and cuboids, other decoration, envelope, fractal, heart, intersecting planes, letters and digits, logo, mathematical object, single-sheet metaorigami, metaorigami tessellation, metaorigami, other abstract modular models, modular balls and polyhedra, modular box, modular cubes and cuboids, modular fractal, modular intersecting planes, other modular mathematical object, other modular polyhedron, modular spiky balls, modular stars, modular woven polyhedron, origami chain, origami-first design corrugation, modular origami-first design, single-sheet origami-first design, origami-first design, origami jewelry, origami quilt, other mathematical object (non-modular), other mathematical object, other modular origami-first designs, other origami object, other symbol, picture frame, other polyhedra, recursive non-tileable model, single-sheet box, single-sheet cubes and cuboids, single-sheet stars, spiky balls, star, symbol, tato, tessellated stars, abstract periodic tessellation, periodic metaorigami tessellation, tessellation modular, non-recursive periodic tessellation, recursive and periodic tessellations, recursive tessellation, woven polyhedron

The term geometric origami is not well-defined. Here, I use it to mean all non-figurative designs.

This page lists folding instructions for models of a single type. You might be interested in the models themselves instead.
Hex Twist Star (CFW 105)

Hex Twist Star (CFW 105)

This model can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s books, but only in the form of pictures of finish...

Star Tessellation (CFW 59)

Star Tessellation (CFW 59)

Books Images of the finished model, shown in back-light, appeared in Fujimoto’s books (withou...

Hex Twist Star (CFW 90)

Hex Twist Star (CFW 90)

This model can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s books: Twist Origami I, page 7 Introduction to Creative Playing with Origami...

Hex Twist Star (CFW 87)

Hex Twist Star (CFW 87)

This model can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s books, but it’s just pictures of finished model and information about the startin...

Regular Octahedron (CFW 246)

Regular Octahedron (CFW 246)

This model is folded from a bronze rectangle (1:√3). Instructions can be found in following books by Fujimoto, and start with...

Square Twist Star (CFW 150)

Square Twist Star (CFW 150)

This model can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s books, but it’s just pictures of finished model a...

Dahlia (CFW 144)

Dahlia (CFW 144)

Instructions for this model can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s books: Introduction to Creati...

Daffodil Variant (CFW 101)

Daffodil Variant (CFW 101)

Instructions for this model can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s books: Twist Origami I, page ...

Daffodil (CFW 100)

Daffodil (CFW 100)

Instructions for this model can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s books: Twist Origami I, page ...

Hexagonal Box

Hexagonal Box

Instructions for this design can be found in Fujimoto’s books: Twist Origami II, page 21 ...

Hydrangea Basic Form A variant 1

Hydrangea Basic Form A variant 1

In print Instructions for this variant can be found in: Hydrangea folding (あじさい折りおりがみ) by Shuzo Fujimoto (posth.), ISBN 97...

Traditional Ninja Star

Traditional Ninja Star

This being a traditional model, you can find instructions for folding it in many books and lots of places online. The diagram...

Fujimoto’s Six-Pointed Star

Fujimoto’s Six-Pointed Star

Instructions for the model were published in Fujimoto’s books, Twist Origami 2 (page 52), and Twist Folding (page 56, additio...

Tryzub (Coat of Arms of Ukraine)

Tryzub (Coat of Arms of Ukraine)

The phototutorial below shows how to fold the model. Most folds do not have exact reference folds, and you have to guess wher...

Fujimoto Cube

Fujimoto Cube

Instructions for the model were published in many books and magazines, including: Introduction to creative playing with or...

Whirlwind Tessellation

Whirlwind Tessellation

A box decorated with a molecule of Whirlwind Tessellation Precreased sheet ...

Star Ananke (variant E)

Star Ananke (variant E)

Phototutorial 1. Pinch center of bottom edge and pivot upper-right corner around upper-left corner till it meets the p...

Egg Cup II (aka Chalice)

Egg Cup II (aka Chalice)

This model was independently designed by Sam Randlett, who used the name Chalice. You can find instructions for this model in...

Hypar (Hyperbolic Paraboloid)

Hypar (Hyperbolic Paraboloid)

Step-by-step instructions can be found in the Bauhaus Foundation Course instructional booklet by Eric Gjerde, and in his vide...

Hydrangea Tessellation

Hydrangea Tessellation

You can fold this tessellation based on instructions for folding a single molecule. There is also a video tutorial by Sara Ad...

Shifted Bricks

Shifted Bricks

There are two main ways of folding this model. When folding from a grid, one can create the t...

Box with Woven Triangles IV

Box with Woven Triangles IV

Precreased sheet Instructions for the model were published in The Fold (Issue 66,...

Miura-Ori

Miura-Ori

Miura-Ori, also known by the names Herringbone Tessellation and Zig-Zag Corrugation, is one of the best known origami corruga...

Big and Small Squares

Big and Small Squares

A CP was published in BOS Magazine #321 (published by the British Origami Society), page 12. It also appeared in Konvensi Ori...

Parallelograms

Parallelograms

For this model, only a picture of a hand-drawn crude CP which...

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 ...

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.

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...

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...

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).

Pajarita Tessellation

Pajarita Tessellation

Instructions were published in MFPP 2019 Convention Book and SBO (Bolivia) 2019 Convention Book.

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

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

Crowding Butterflies

Crowding Butterflies

There is a video tutorial (Part 1, Part 2) for this model, made by Sara Adams.

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...

Houstonia Box

Houstonia Box

Instructions for my Houstonia Box were published as part of my Interview for The Fold.

Souvenir of the Sea (Box)

Souvenir of the Sea (Box)

Instructions for the model (CP and pictures of collapse) were published in 18th Outdoor Origami Meeting (2019) Convention Book.

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...

Hydrangea Icosahedron

Hydrangea Icosahedron

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

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...

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.

Metal Star

Metal Star

Instructions were published in the 14th Bulletin of Polish Origami Society (2016), page 60.

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 Pictures of this design 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), on page 163 (figure 292), and ...

Square Interlace Box

Square Interlace Box

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

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...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Six Intersecting Pentagrams (SIP)

Six Intersecting Pentagrams (SIP)

Instructions for this model are available in an OrigamiUSA article which also contains very interesting details about this mo...

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.

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...

Gasherbrum

Gasherbrum

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

Annapurna

Annapurna

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

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.