Fractalized CFW 85 (consistent fold direction)

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Folding instructions: Petals (CFW 85)
Main model description: Petals (CFW 85)
Other folds and variants: Fractalized CFW 85 (alternating fold direction)
Paper: Favini Pergamena Calligraphy
Type: single-sheet stars, tessellated stars, recursive and periodic tessellations (implies: abstract tessellation, abstract, fractal, geometric, mathematical object, pattern, single-sheet, star, symbol, abstract periodic tessellation, periodic tessellation, recursive tessellation, tessellation)
Author: Michał Kosmulski, other/uknown, Shuzo Fujimoto (my fractal version of Fujimoto’s design; he may have been aware of its existence; independently also designed by others)
Colors: yellow
In albums: Models designed by me and by others, Inspired by Fujimoto, Stars by Shuzo Fujimoto, Tessellations with Decorated Edges

Front Oblique view
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I developed Shuzo Fujimoto’s design, Petals (CFW 85) into a fractal. I don’t have direct proof if Fujimoto was aware of this possibility, but I think it’s likely. I’m pretty sure I have seen this or very similar design made by someone else independently.

At each level of the fractal, one can fold the pleats either in the same direction as in the level before, or reverse it. The model shown here is the one with consistent fold direction, but I also folded a version where the direction alternates at each level. Just like the regular Petals (CFW 85), this star is actually a tessellation molecule and can be folded in a multi-molecule arrangement.