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Resources

There are numerous resources available on the internet.  These are a few  favorites.

History of Origami 

 http://swami.giladorigami.com/timeline.html

 Comprehensive site with timeline, history and links to resources.  

 http://www.britishorigami.info/practical/highlite/140-49.php#147

 Dr. Phillip Shen discusses paper folding in China

 http://pingmag.jp/2008/04/24/origata/

 origata - Japanese gift wrapping

 http://www.loggiaserena.com/Resume/Documentation/PaperFoldingDoc.pdf

 Paper Folding in 15th Century Europe

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/big-idea/03/origami

National Geographic

 http://www.origami-resource-center.com/history-of-origami.html

 History of origami

 http://www.britishorigami.info/academic/lister/index.php

David Lister’s essays on origami references

  Invention of paper

 

http://mizuhiki.jp/english/index.html 

 Japanese paper knot        s

Mathmatics, Engineering and Origami

 Robert J. Lang Origami - page of links

http://www.langorigami.com/science/mathlinks/mathlinks.php4

Engineering and origami    

http://web-japan.org/trends/07_sci-tech/sci080303.html 

science and origami

http://www.origami-resource-center.com/origami-science.html 

 self folding paper

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2010/06/video-programmable-origami.html  

Images

   Flikr Origami Group Pool - contemporary pieces

http://www.flickr.com/groups/origami/pool/with/3813803549/

 Google image search - origami

http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&source=imghp&biw=1226&bih=662&q=origami&gbv=2&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq= 

 mathematical origami images

http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&biw=1226&bih=662&gbv=2&tbs=isch:1&sa=1&q=mathmatical+origami&aq=o&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=

math and engineering

http://www.falconium.org/node/203

How to

 fold a star

http://www.dltk-kids.com/world/japan/morigami_star.htm 

 crane

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/usr/sprite/www/Origami/crane_gif.html

http://www.origami-resource-center.com/stars.html 

 more stars

http://origamisan.org/en?c=Diagrams  

 easy directions for a variety of simple designs

 

 

Supplies

 

 origami paper (washi)

 Michaels, Amazon, Hobby Lobby

 Origami Paper Shop

http://theorigamipapershop.com/index.aspx?gclid=CIDJ3JKC46YCFUla2god7TaR7w 

Videos

Independent Lens Series Between the Folds, PBS  3 clips from the video, available streaming on Netflix

 

Book
One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadak and the Children's Peace Statue. Takayuki Ishii.Yohan Publications, 1997.
ISBN 4-89684-564-1


Visit this great site (page copied below!)

FOLDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR OTHERS' DESIGNS
Byriah Loper's
Blooming 
Curls Cube
Narong Krined's
Sonobe 
Variation 1
Narong Krined's
Sonobe 
Variation 2
Narong Krined's
Sonobe 
Variation 3
Hans-Werner
Guth's Eifel
Star
John Blackwell's
Sonobe
Globe
Paolo Bascetta's
Modular
Star
Paolo Bascetta's
Icosahedral
Star
Daniel Kwan's
Four Interlocking
Triangular Prisms
Daniel Kwan's
Six Interlocking
Pentagonal Prisms
Jorge Lucero's
Six Intersecting
Squares
Mark Leonard's
Pentagonal
Planes UVWXYZ
Francis Ow's
VWXYZ Unit
Tung Ken Lam's
WXYZ Module
Francis Ow's 
WXYZ
Rectangles
Francis Ow's
XYZ Rectangles
Nick Robinson's
XYZmbe
Francis Ow's
Diamond XYZ
Ow & Petty's
Tornado
Francis Ow's
135 Degree Unit
 
(Reverse assembly)
Tung Lam's 
Blintz Model
Tung Lam's
Octahedral
Cross
Grzegorz
Bubniak's
Spiral Star (CP)
Maria
Sinayskaya's
Chandelle
Maria
Sinayskaya's Little
Rose Kusudama
Maria
Sinayskaya's Etna
Kusudama
Maria
Sinayskaya's
Lotus Crown
Maria
Sinayskaya's
Clover Kusudama
Maria
Sinayskaya's Royal
Rose Kusudama
Maria
Vahrusheva's
Arabica
Maria
Vahrusheva's
Robusta
Maria
Vahrusheva's
Tsunami
Maria
Vahrusheva's
Gekkin
Maria
Vahrusheva's 
Regenbogen
Dennis Walker's
Second Stellation
of the Icosahedron
Tanya
Vysochina's
Dahlia
Tanya
Vysochina's
Camellia
Enrica Dray's
Mina
Heinz Strobl's
Snapology
Silvana Mamino's
Dodecaedro 
Pentagonale
Silvana Mamino's
Flower 
Dodecahedron
Silvana Mamino's
Dodecaedro 
Trifoglio
Silvana Mamino's
Dodecaedro 
Traforato
Heinz Strobl's 
Sphere 94
Heinz Strobl's
Woven Polyhedra
 Ekaterina
Lukasheva's
Paradigma
 Ekaterina
Lukasheva's
Rafaelita
 Ekaterina
Lukasheva's
Firefly
 Ekaterina
Lukasheva's
Helica
Ekaterina
Lukasheva's
Bella
Ekaterina
Lukasheva's
Igel
Ekaterina
Lukasheva's
Stella Rhombica
Ekaterina
Lukasheva's
Fish Curler
Ekaterina
Lukasheva's
Bird Curler
Carmen Sprung's
Kantenmodul
Tomoko
Fuse's
Spiky Unit
Tomoko
Fuse's
Flat Sonobe
Fumiaki
Kawahata's
Modular Ball
Colletto
Riccardo's
Fiore II
Lewis Simon's
Gyroscope
Mark Leonard's
Soccer Ball
Sonobe
Pentakis
Dodecahedron
Nick Robinson's
A4 Rhombic
Unit
Nick Robinson's
Trimodule
Maekawa's
Yoshino Star
Thoki Yenn's 
Rings
David Petty's
Bucky Series
Stephen Hecht's
Tetrahedron
Francesco Mancini's
Star Holes
(Use 3:4 paper)
Francesco Mancini's
Compound of Cube
and Octahedron
Francesco Mancini's
Six Intersecting
Pentagrams
Tomoko Fuse's
Dodecahedron
Calendar
Traditional
Chinese Unit
Swan made
with 
above units

Leroy's
Cherry Blossom
Anna
Larionova's
Xenia
Traditional
Crane Ring
Rona
Gurkewitz's
Spike Ball
Nick
Robinson's
Ruby Unit
Michal
Kosmulski's
Oxi Modules
Jeanine Mosley's
Stellated Rhombic
Dodecahedron

Mio Tsugawa's
Arabesque
Candido
Gallardo's
Pentabonitos
Mitsunobu
Sonobe's 
Sonobe
Tom Hull's
5 Tetrahedra
Tom Hull's 
PHiZZ Unit
Paula
Versnick's 
Sprinkler
Robert Neale's
Penultimate
Unit
Herman 
Goubergen's
Curler
Waterbomb
Base
Ornament
Don Albert's
Unit


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