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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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