Origami

What Looks Good on Paper May Look Good In Space

An ancient art form has taken on new shape at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.<p>Origami, the Japanese tradition of …

Crafting

Watch this origami drone tackle a crucial problem with drone delivery | ZDNet

More proof that hardware is becoming increasingly elegant in the age of desktop prototyping<p>One of the delights of living in an age of rapid …

Drones

Origami symmetry masterpost

When I was very young, I remember doing some math problems where I was given a shape, and asked whether there was a line of symmetry. This seemed …

Mathematics

Japanese Twitter is Loving This Exquisite Edible Origami

Origami, the delicate, Japanese art of paper folding is a wonder to behold. Creased paper reveals a plentiful array of possibility: animals, people, flowers. And now, a Japanese cook and Twitter user @key_daisuki has found a way to render the art form edible.<p>Behold, edible origami.<p>It all began when …

Crafting

Models of Paper Folding (Origata tehon) | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Met

Since ancient times in Japan, decorative wrapping paper was a part of formal gift-exchange rituals, and knowledge of the art of paper folding …

Japan

Researchers Use 3D Printed End Plates and Paper Origami Mechanisms to Create Flexible, Inching Robots

A team of students and professors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been working on innovative research that illustrates how …

Robotics

Fold Up a Jumping Origami Frog with LED Eyes

Light-up origami designs have been around for a while — but this adorable jumping frog takes it to new levels. Press the frog down, and the LED eyes start to glow. Release the frog, and it leaps across the table. If you’re lucky, it may even do a little flip in the air!<p>The design for this light-up …

Sewing

Edible origami! Japanese cooks use paper-folding technique to make beautiful, delicious snacks

Japan’s traditional <b>art of paper-folding</b> turns out to be <b>useful in the kitchen too</b>.<p>What makes <b>origami</b> so fascinating is the way in which a skilled …

Crafting

Origami All Aglow

The designers of the Le Pli lamp call it “plain looking” but plain has never looked so pretty! Cleverly constructed almost entirely of folded paper, …

Crafting

This nomadic origami teahouse is made of hundreds of sheets of folded paper

Origami isn’t just beautiful—it can also be useful in architectural design. Katagiri Architecture + Design shows us how with Shi-An, a nomadic …

Tea House

How to fold an entire origami schoolgirl, sailor suit and all, out of a single piece of paper

Japanese <b>origami master</b> shares folding steps to make something more challenging than a paper crane.Aside from <b>origami’s</b> pure beauty, what makes the …

Crafting

These Furniture Pieces are Made from Single Sheets of Acrylic

Crease is a set of armchairs and side tables made from one single sheet of clear acrylic. By simply cutting and using a heat-bending technic, this …

Furniture

'Origami organs' could regenerate tissue - Futurity

"Tissue papers" made from pig or cow organs are thin and foldable. They could eventually aid wound healing or help cancer survivors with hormone …

Health

The Promise of Nanotechnology: MIT's Self-Assembling Origami Robot

It's what is known as nanomedicine - the use of machines so tiny that they can enter the human bloodstream and address health issues from the inside. …

Robotics

Geek Daily Deals for August 2, 2017: 500 Sheets of Origami Paper; Secret Savings on LED Desk Laps

Geek Daily Deals on a 500 sheet pack of origami paper in 20 vibrant colors; sale codes for a great selection of LED desk lamps.Click through to read …

Geek

Krautmotors Turns a BMW Scooter Into a Street-Ready Origami Tank

A heavy duty creation from the German customizers.<p>For the upcoming Pure & Crafted festival in Berlin, which celebrates music and motorcycles, German customizer Krautmotors has unveiled its latest creation. Coming with an exposed chassis and origami-like front end, the bike is based on a BMW C …

Motorcycles

'Origami organs' can potentially regenerate tissues: Bioactive tissue paper made from organs is pliable enough to fold into origami structures

Bioactive tissue paper made from organs is pliable enough to fold into origami structures<p>Scientists and engineers have invented a range of bioactive …

Breakthroughs

Beautiful timber pavilion unfolds like origami

There’s something irresistibly charming about bringing the paper art of origami to life in large scale. Architects Manuel Bouzas Cavada, Manuel …

Lifestyle

MIT researchers develop universal algorithm to provide origami designs for any 3D shape

Erik Demaine, an MIT professor and Tomohiro Tachi of the University of Tokyo have <b>developed an algorithm</b> that can determine how to fold a piece of …

Paper Craft

NASA Wants Your Origami Skills to Help It Design a Spacecraft Radiation Shield

I fly like paper, get high like planes.<p>There's no denying that the ancient art of origami paper folding has given the world reams of brilliant …

NASA

Harvard’s folding origami robot can move without requiring battery power

Why it matters to you<p>Inventors of battery-free origami robot have biomedical applications in mind.<p>Whether it’s NASA’s next-generation scout robot or …

Harvard's origami-inspired folding robot can run without battery or wired power source

The robot is powered by a wireless electromagnetic field.<p>A team of researchers at the Harvard John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied …

Robotics

Incredible Self-Folding Robots Work Without Batteries or Wires

Inspired by the traditional Japanese art of origami, self-folding robots can go places and do things traditional robots cannot. A major drawback to …

Robotics

Words of Japanese Origin (Part Two)

Many Japanese words have made their way into the English language. Whether related to food, poetry, arts or other fields, there are quite a few that …

Japan

Danish artist to unveil ingenious 3D exhibit

“SHREDDED! — Anything but Ordinary,” a creative paper art exhibition, is underway at the downtown Wheelock Square.For the next four weeks, Danish …

News (China)

Origami Dragon

Origami is the art of folding paper to create animals, plants, objects and geometric forms.<p>Origami models with easy to follow step-by-step …

Crafting

An Easy Way to Make a Cool Origami Dragon

Stéphane Gigandet of Origami Plus has created a new fire breathing tutorial on an easy way to make a cool origami dragon. Stéphane’s full collection …

Crafting

Palmer Audio 2.5 turntable & Audio Origami PU7 tonearm

Palmer Audio's 2.5 turntable, with its laminated plinth of Baltic birch and metallic features, looks Scandinavian but is made in the UK. It shares a …

Music

Watch this timelapse of creating incredibly tiny origami cranes

YouTuber David Kawai makes impossibly small origami cranes. After watching this timelapse, check out his Instagram:<p>I start with a square …

Lifestyle