Origami USA: A Paper Folding Paradise

Posted by Linda Yau on Jul 4, 2011 in Hobbies and Collections

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Toward the last weekend in the month of June in New York City, the annual Origami USA convention took place. Occurring since 1962, Origami USA is a convention for paper folders and enthusiasts alike. This year’s guest of honor was Toshikazu Kawasaki who is world famous among paper folders for creating what is known as the Kawasaki Rose, a particular life like rose formed from a grid and a series of turns. The image above is from Herng Yi Cheung, a folder from Singapore while the image below is an example from Mr. Kawasaki himself. Read more…

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An Ecology Friendly Origami USB Stick

Posted by Michael Pinto on Jul 30, 2009 in Hobbies and Collections, Tech

Boardy Origami USB Stick

From the Netherlands comes Boardya clever origami USB stick that you create from recycled paper. This clever design has mostly been used for advertising campaigns, allowing for advertisers to include electronic info on the USB stick while being eco friendly with the packaging. Here’s how you fold one together: Read more…

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Yatterman Themed Stop Motion Origami Battles Promote Toshiba

Posted by Michael Pinto on Jun 17, 2009 in Animation

Toshiba is sponsoring an interesting series of Yatterman themed animated viral videos on YouTube which feature origami stop motion animation. Each episode of the series feature two two origami that engage in a videogame like battle. Shown above is Toushibakenmeka Dial vs. Queen, below that is Kosumiomeka vs. Densanda, and the third animation is Reizoukomeka vs. Bejitanku: Read more…

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