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Tag: Origami

Celebrate Blade Runner 2049 with This Origami Unicorn Silver Pendant

Celebrate Blade Runner 2049 with This Origami Unicorn Silver Pendant
I’ve yet to see the Blade Runner 2049, but everyone is saying it’s a pretty incredible movie. Given the fact that the original Blade Runner is one of my favorite films of all time (despite its flaws), I can’t want to see how Denis Villenueve’s long-awaited sequel turned out. Fans…

How to Make an Origami Millennium Falcon

How to Make an Origami Millennium Falcon
Sure, she may be made of paper and is susceptible to fire. Sure, she can be crushed easily, but this Millennium Falcon origami ship can deliver some killer paper cuts to the Empire. She’s a fast ship alright, but fast to build? That’s up to you and your paper folding…
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Godzilla Is the King of Origami

Godzilla Is the King of Origami
My daughter was given some origami books to make boats and such last year for Christmas. Three folds in, I gave up. I can’t imagine the frustration that making this awesome Godzilla origami would create in my household. An artist on Twitter going by the name ori2ga3mi made this incredible…

Pokémon Origami Book: Gotta Fold ‘Em All

Pokémon Origami Book: Gotta Fold ‘Em All
Pokémon fans who haven’t caught them all yet in Pokémon GO might want to catch this new origami book instead. It has 80 pages to show you how to fold paper to make a variety of characters. It even has special paper inside so your Pokémon creations are the right…

These Origami Pots Grow with Your Plant

These Origami Pots Grow with Your Plant
Transplanting potted plants as they get bigger is a pain. Never let your plant outgrow its pot again. These GROWTH pots are expanding origami pots that grow with your plant. That means you don’t have to keep repotting your plants after every growth spurt. One pot for one plant. This…

Make Your Own Origami Darth Vader

Make Your Own Origami Darth Vader
The Force is strong with this origami Darth Vader. He may look adorable, but that lightsaber could still give you a serious papercut, so don’t underestimate him. He’s more paper now than man. However, there is still good in him, I feel it. Or should I say I can fold…

Make Some Cool Origami Bats for Halloween

Make Some Cool Origami Bats for Halloween
This origami bat looks like it could be Batman’s calling card. Hey, the Joker has a playing card, so why not? Maybe Batman can leave this origami bat on unconscious thugs so the GPD knows to take them in. This design is called Mantler’s Bat and was made by Marigami…

RC Flying Origami Crane: Papaircraft

RC Flying Origami Crane: Papaircraft
Electronics maker Rohm Semiconductor entertained attendees of this year’s CEATEC with flying origami cranes. Rohm made the cranes to promote its new microcontroller, the Lazurite Fly. Aside from its paper body and the Lazurite Fly, the Orizuru crane has a carbon tube skeleton, 3D printed nylon motors, a radio receiver…

Star Wars Scenes Each Made from a Single Sheet of Paper: Cut Scene

Star Wars Scenes Each Made from a Single Sheet of Paper: Cut Scene
Marc Hagan-Guirey aka Paper Dandy specializes in kirigami, a variation of origami that allows for cutting paper as opposed to just folding it. Marc and his skills became well known when his haunted house kirigami went viral back in 2012. But even before he became famous, Marc was already working…

Origami Millennium Falcon: Folding Hyperspace

Origami Millennium Falcon: Folding Hyperspace
She may not look like much, but she’s got folds where they count. This little adorable Millennium Falcon was made by Adamite85, an origami artist in the Czech Republic.…

Robot Folds Itself into a Usable Form and Walks Away

Robot Folds Itself into a Usable Form and Walks Away
A group of researchers working together from Harvard and MIT have created a cool folding robot that can transform itself from a flat sheet to a functioning robot and walk away without human intervention. Inspired by origami and natural folding structures, the robot is made from a flat sheet of…

Origami-based Paper Microscope Costs Less than $1 to Make: Foldscope

Origami-based Paper Microscope Costs Less than $1 to Make: Foldscope
High quality microscopes cost thousands of dollars and can be hard to operate and maintain. A group of researchers from Stanford University are close to changing that with a microscope that’s made mostly out of paper and costs less than a dollar to make.…

Geometric Origami Lamps: Folding Light

Geometric Origami Lamps: Folding Light
Many years ago – it seems like a lifetime – I used to be a theatrical lighting designer. Even though I’m not in the business any more, I’m always on the lookout for cool lighting fixtures. While digging through the recesses of Etsy, I came across a unique series of…

Flat-Packed Papercraft Sculptures: Serious Knife Skills

Flat-Packed Papercraft Sculptures: Serious Knife Skills
Large-scale sculptures are usually made out durable materials, but these are actually intricately cut from single sheets of paper by the artist Nahoko Kojima. Through her works, Kojima explores the themes of human existence, animals, and the overall forces of nature. Crafting the Cloud Leopard sculpture shown above took her…

Do or Do Not Do Origami, There is No Try

Do or Do Not Do Origami, There is No Try
You’d think that a story about an origami Yoda would be a first, right? Well, the world being what it is today, it turns out that our very own Lambert Varias wrote about an origami Yoda last year. But I think this one has got the original beat like Yoda…

Origami Scarves Let You Fold Your Own Neckwear for the Day

Origami Scarves Let You Fold Your Own Neckwear for the Day
Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, has been around for centuries. I’ve always found it pretty cool, considering how you can turn a sheet of paper into absolutely anything you want to with a few folds and tucks here and there. So how awesome is it that Japanese retailer…
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