World’s Strangest

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Microscopic Origami

Shoji Takeuchi of the University of Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues, have taken the art of origami to new heights. Or technically, new smalls: the team managed to create microscopic origami folds using tissue cultures: The [...]

Star Wars and Star Trek Money Origami

Origami artist Won Park is a specialist in the use of folded money. His whole gallery is filled with science fiction goodness, including space battle scenes from Star Wars and Star Trek. I’d love to see them animated. Gallery Link | Photo: Andrew Park

Origami Rhino Unfolding

You haven’t seen origami quite like this before: Origami artist Sipho Mabona designed and folded this rhino origami, which is then "unfolded" in this clever animation by Stoptrick Hamburg. Hit play or go to Link [Vimeo] [...]

20 Awesome Origami Dinosaurs

This amazing origami dinosaur would be cool if it were made from any paper, but the selection of materials by creator Tran Trung Hieu puts it over the edge. You can see more of his great works at the BuzzFeed article linked or at the artist’s Flickr page. Link

Stunning Paper Bird Sculptures

There are plenty of origami birds out there, but what makes the designs of Joyanne Horscroft and Julie Wilkinson so different is the distinct sculptural aspect of their papercraft birds. Rather than just folding sheets of paper into bird shapes, the team, known collectively as The Makerie, use scissors, glue and folding techniques to create [...]

Origami Napkins

Origami Napkins – $8.95 Are you looking for a fun way to entertain your dinner guests? You need the Origami Napkins from the NeatoShop. This fantastic pack of 40 white paper napkins is printed with 4 amazing origami patterns. The 4 origami styles include: Polo Shirt Flapping Bird The Bird of Paradise Flower And Jester’s Boot Be sure to check out [...]

The Tiny Origami of Anja Markiewicz

Anja Markiewicz creates amazing, tiny works of origami. This crane was formed from a 9mm sheet of paper. Link -via Colossal | Artist’s Website (Google Translate) Previously: The Tiny Origami of Mui-Ling Teh

Needs Grits and Bacon: Origami Fried Egg

Craft introduced me to a great Flickr pool called Geekigami, which is filled with well-made pieces of original origami. This piece by Flickr user -sbel- isn’t geeky, but it is neat. Link via Craft | Flickr Pool

Batman Origami

Artist Brian Chan, who made the Iron Man Origami featured on Neatorama a while ago, also created this super awesome Batman Origami. Take a look at his Origami page for more examples of his fantastic artwork: Link

Orgami Paper Boat

German artist Frank Bölter sailed the Thames River in London in a very unusual boat: he folded a life-sized origami boat out of paper! Named “To The World’s End”, Frank Bölter’s paper boat was part of the Drift 10 art exhibition, in London. It was created out of giant sheets of paper that he and the [...]