Tag: curved origami

Life works in mysterious ways: mathematical award

Life works in mysterious ways: mathematical award

My PhD mentor always encouraged me to pursue mathematical studies even  after I finish the PhD. He meant differential equations of course. Until he has seen my spiral paper foldings. Once he told me my origami is cooler than differential equations. I hope he’s proud of me, since I’ve got Honorable mention award at American …

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Origami tools for curved folding

Origami tools for curved folding

I get a lot of questions of how to perform curved folding. People got discouraged when I tell them about cutting machines. However there’s a way to make it by hand, and that’s exactly how I started curved folding. So you can try to make something curvy without any major investments and rare and special …

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How curved fold origami tessellations are made

How curved fold origami tessellations are made

There are many kinds of origami tessellations. Some tessellations are entirely flat, some are 3-dimensional. Only some of the tessellations are made in the way that they don’t have a single straight line in their crease pattern. It may be not clear how to fold this kind of origami. Here are some examples of curved-folded …

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