Washi

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Washi is a type of traditional Japanese paper. There are many varieties of different thickness and finish, hand- or machine-made.

Windmill (CFW 84)

Windmill (CFW 84)

This is probably the simplest among Shuzo Fujimoto’s stars derived from decorated hex twists. Fujimoto usually listed it as the first decorated variant, righ...

Horned Heart

Horned Heart

December 13th, 2023, will mark the 130th anniversary of Stanisław Szukalski’s (1893-12-13 – 1987-05-19) birth. A brilliant and controversial artist, Szukalsk...

Sol with Color-Change Background

Sol with Color-Change Background

A modification of my Sol, adding a color-change background to the tessellation molecule. The gold-blue Washi looks in real life even better than in the pictu...

7-Box

7-Box

The digit “7” on this box’s lid is a tessellation molecule, derived from the one on Z-Box. Hiding one of the horizontal bars sounded like a simple enough exe...

Petals (CFW 85)

Petals (CFW 85)

This super-simple star by Shuzo Fujimoto still looks great when folded from nice paper, in this case red Kouzo-Bokashi Four Seasons washi. This is one of Fuj...

Star Kratos

Star Kratos

Another design from my 2019 modular star phase.

Iso-Area Triangle Twists (CFW 68)

Iso-Area Triangle Twists (CFW 68)

This “translucent design” by Shuzo Fujimoto is an example of iso-area tessellations: both sides have the same pattern (except for rotation). The point below ...

Star with Color Change (CFW 169)

Star with Color Change (CFW 169)

This star, designed by Shuzo Fujimoto, has an unusual symmetry, and an interesting color change. Folded from a small hexagon of Washi Deluxe, a duo-color, wr...

Rabbit

Rabbit

A simple rabbit, designed by Taiko Niwa.

Improvisation in White

Improvisation in White

This is just a very simple tessellation on a hex grid. My first fold was indeed an improvisation, folded from a plain white sheet. This one is a refold in wh...

Origami in Shades of Gray

Origami in Shades of Gray

This is a collections of my origami tessellations that I framed and hung near the desk I use for folding. The models, all kept in neutral colors, are as foll...

Crane with Color Change (Left-Right)

Crane with Color Change (Left-Right)

This variant of the Traditional Crane adds a color change along the axis of symmetry. It’s a very simple change, based on blintzing, and I’m pretty certain I...

Tryzub (Coat of Arms of Ukraine)

Tryzub (Coat of Arms of Ukraine)

The Coat of Arms of Ukraine, called the Tryzub (Тризуб), Trident. This rendition in origami is simplified due to limitations of the medium and time. The powe...

Box with Color-Change Star (Hexagonal)

Box with Color-Change Star (Hexagonal)

The technique used for this hexagonal box can be used for other polygons as well, resulting in boxes with a different number of sides. However, the minimum n...

Heart Bracelet

Heart Bracelet

A bracelet with heart motif, folded from a single strip of red-gold duo color Washi paper.

Elephants in Love

Elephants in Love

I designed this model, based on my Simple Elephant, for the wedding of two origami friends, Marcin and Natalia. Folded from a single 5:1 strip of red-gold Wa...

Wedge Flower Tessellation

Wedge Flower Tessellation

A new tessellation design of mine, 8×8 square grid per molecule. Awagami Kozo Natural Select paper courtesy of Melina Hermsen. Since this was my first fold u...

Star Interlace Tessellation

Star Interlace Tessellation

This is a design derived from my Square Interlace Tessellation. A more precise name would be Pursed Square Interlace Tessellation but I found it too technica...

Felix Culpa Tessellation

Felix Culpa Tessellation

Believe it or not, this tessellation is closely related to my Double Spearhead Tessellation.

Her Majesty’s Box (gold Washi)

Her Majesty’s Box (gold Washi)

A box designed on my way back home from BOS50 convention (I had the idea for the molecule earlier, though). Folded from a sheet of gold-red Washi.

Box with Ribbon Bow

Box with Ribbon Bow

Box with a ribbon bow, constructed using a molecule of my Sunflower Tessellation and with color change added to make the ribbon stand out better from the bac...

Hedgehogs!

Hedgehogs!

A tessellation which fills the plane with cute little hedgehogs. Hedgehog design is a modified version of Pureland Hedgehog by Sebastien Limet. Folded from c...

Dachshund

Dachshund

The Dachshund (Perro Salchicha) is a very cute dog model I immediately liked when I first saw it. I also designed a doghouse in matching style.

Dachshund in Doghouse

Dachshund in Doghouse

Yara Yagi’s dog is standing in front of a doghouse designed be me specially to match this model.

Epiphany II

Epiphany II

This is my second attempt at designing a Star of Bethlehem (which can also double as a regular comet). After designing it, I found online pictures of a simil...