Back-Twisted Square Twists (CFW 293)

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Paper: Ogawa Washi
Type: classic tessellation (implies: abstract tessellation, abstract, geometric, pattern, abstract periodic tessellation, non-recursive periodic tessellation, periodic tessellation, tessellation)
Author: other/uknown, Shuzo Fujimoto
Colors: green
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This is a tessellation many origamists discover independently, though Fujimoto was probably among the first to do so. This tessellation is not featured as a separate design in any of his books, but the same molecule is used as part of a larger composition in CFW 262 which appears on page 163 of Invitation to Creative Playing with Origami. I would have missed it, but I spotted a model consisting of just this molecule in the background of a picture taken inside Fujimoto’s home that I got from Robert Lang.

While the pattern isn’t very interesting in reflected light, in back-light it becomes much more appealing.

After folding this model and taking pictures, I modified it to become Electric Tessellation.