Stars and Squares (diagonal grid)
Folding instructions: Stars and Squares Tessellation
Main model description: Stars and Squares Tessellation
Other folds and variants: Stars and Squares (gift-wrapping paper), Stars and Squares (CFW 53) big
Type: classic tessellation, tessellated stars (implies: abstract tessellation, abstract, geometric, pattern, star, symbol, abstract periodic tessellation, non-recursive periodic tessellation, periodic tessellation, tessellation)
Author: Michał Kosmulski, Shuzo Fujimoto (independent design)
In albums: Models designed by me and by others, Tessellation Examples, Tessellations with Decorated Edges
Folding Stars and Squares Tessellation from a diagonal grid (rotated 45°) leads to an interesting effect. At the edges, small triangles form, creating a jagged margin around the whole model. A 32×32 grid was used in this case, but 16×16 is also suitable, though not as nice.