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This Next-Level Origami Will Wow Your Socks Off

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts

Every day, self-described “paper shaper” Ross Symons posts a new work of origami on his Instagram page. Every day, they are different and every da...

12 Origami Artworks That Will Put Your Paper Crane To Shame

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts

In 1959, the famous origami exhibition, "Plane Geometry and Fancy Figures," was held in the United States, taking place at The Cooper Union in New Yor...

Origami Artist Wants To Create A Life-Size Elephant From One Single Sheet Of Paper

Posted 12.11.2013 | Arts

His name is Sipho Mabona, he's a professional origami artist and he wants to create a life-size replica of an elephant from one single sheet of paper....

A 14-Year-Old's $250 Million Idea

Forbes | Karsten Strauss | Posted 12.02.2013 | Small Business

Forbes: All Isabella “Bella” Weems really wanted was a used car. That desire set in motion a chain of events that led to the Arizona teenager s...

A Day With the Hawaii Origami Club

Brandon Suyeoka | Posted 11.17.2013 | Hawaii
Brandon Suyeoka

Who knew you could turn an ordinary dollar bill into a work of art! The other books they had in their possession also had instruction for many other things like butterflies, bugs, birds and even what looked like an Aloha shirt.

LOOK: Origami Artist Creates Incredible Shapes

Posted 06.13.2013 | Arts

Hanoi-based origami artist Nguyễn Hùng Cường has a real knack for turning delicate handmade papers into intricately folded creatures. From goril...

Record-Breaking Origami Exhibit Pays Tribute To Hong Kong Legend

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts

HONG KONG — Almost 2 million origami made by fans in memory of singer-actor Leslie Cheung are being displayed in Hong Kong at an exhibition mark...

Giant Origami Crane Spotted In Logan Square Yard

Posted 01.09.2013 | Chicago

Story by Victoria Johnson, via DNAinfo Chicago: LOGAN SQUARE — Logan Boulevard "Christmas House," meet your match — a 10-foot tall origami cran...

A Journey of 1,000 Cranes

Kate Ryan Williams | Posted 12.08.2012 | Parents
Kate Ryan Williams

I got to see Chicago for the first time a few weeks back. It is a beautiful city -- full of old trees and old buildings. Right up my alley. It was a journey of almost 1,000 miles. Nine hundred, actually. From Texas to Illinois. We drove. We survived. Wanna know our secret?

No More Chip Clips: Origami Chip Bag Folding Trick

Posted 09.20.2012 | Taste

There's a reason we find ourselves eating a whole bag of chips in one sitting. It's not because we're gluttonous (couldn't be) or because of a bad gen...

Balloon Interpretations Of Masterpieces

Posted 05.30.2012 | Arts

What do you get when you mix sculpture, puppetry and origami? Rochester, New York duo Larry Moss and Kelly Cheatle have developed 'Airigami,' the not-...

When Paper Makes Waves

Posted 04.12.2012 | Arts

Italian artist Daniele Papuli makes site-specific installations out of thousands of strips of paper, transforming the medium into something soft and i...

New Google Doodle Honors Origami Master

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 03.14.2012 | Technology

Google's home page on March 14 featured a colorful doodle resembling folded paper, honoring what would have been the 101 birthday or origami master Ak...

WATCH: Light-Up Jellyfish Take Over Aquarium!

Posted 02.26.2012 | Arts

A recent installation at the Vancouver Aquarium from Tangible Intervention and artist Joseph Wu brings the wildlife outside of their constructed habit...

WATCH: Crazy, Choreographed Stop Motion Animation!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Stop motion animation has experienced a renaissance in a big way, thanks to artist-driven sharing websites, such as vimeo. With this influx of content...

Origami and Fractals: Shadowy Worlds Between Art and Mathematics

Jane Chafin | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

I watched two short documentaries this week about visuals that exist in the shadowy world between art and mathematics. The first film is from the PBS's "Nova" series, Fractals, Hunting the Hidden Dimension. The second is Vanessa Gould's 2009 documentary Between the Folds, a fascinating look at the history and evolution of the world of paper folding.

Craft Of The Day: Origami Bats

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.05.2012 | HuffPost Home

Flickr photo by paperfacets When it comes to Halloween mascots, bats are probably the least appealing. We think it's why they've been reduced to ...

From Printer Paper...To Spiky Ornament

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

In Random Recast, we find other uses for ordinary things. This week: White paper. White paper is the start of anything from contracts to doodle...

Hawaii Sailor Finds Message In A Bottle From Japan (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Weird News

PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii -- A sailor participating in a beach cleanup in Hawaii found a message in bottle that had been dropped in the o...

One Piece Of Paper. Fold. No Cuts. 'Between The Folds' Is A Thriller.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

One piece of paper. Folded. No cuts. Yes, origami. On a rainy day when you were a kid, you made a bird. Now? Please. You have put away childish t...

Extreme Origami Club Flourishes At MIT

The Boston Globe | Joseph P. Kahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An influx of talented young folder has solidified the MIT's reputation as a hotbed of "extreme'' origami, a branch of the ancient art form that draws ...

There's Art Right at Your Fingertips!

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Two fascinating documentaries explore the kind of creativity that sets some artists apart from others. The conceptual gifts these artists have managed to harness put them in another realm of creativity.

Keeping the "Fun" in Fundraising: Chickens in Love

Joel Arquillos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel Arquillos

Students created their own bands, wrote the lyrics to a song, and recorded a video of themselves performing their composition with the help of musically-inclined tutors.

Team Earth Campaign Brings Together Harrison Ford, the President of Guyana, CEOs, and a Life-Size Origami Forest

ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
ThienVinh Nguyen

As a "global sustainability movement" that'll include just about everyone - from educators to scientists to businesses to non-profits and little kids - Team Earth's first campaign centers on tackling deforestation.