Geometric origami

Explore the world of geometric origami and create stunning paper art with these unique ideas. Get inspired to fold intricate shapes and designs that will impress everyone.
Crafts, Origami, Paper Crafts, Paper Craft, Diy, Math Crafts, Craft, Origami Cube, Modular Origami

There have been numerous installments of Math Monday on origami or kirigami of one mathematical form or another, but today is the first time we've covered a classic workhorse from this genre: the Sonobe modular origami unit. One of the simplest and most versatile of the modular units, there's so much to say about Sonobe that today we're going to start from the basics (parallelogram one?) and next time we'll take it to places I hope you've never seen it go before.

Christina Reif
Modular Sonobe Origami Ball - blue, geen, yellow - 270 pieces Diy, Origami, Paper Folding, Modular Origami, 3d Origami, Origami Lamp, Origami Instructions, Origami And Kirigami, Diy Origami

Modular Sonobe Origami Ball in blue, green, and yellow. Made from 270 sheets of 9cm x 9cm semi-stiff paper. There are 4 different shades of each base color (b, g, y). Each unit is handmade by me =) Diameter/Height - 9.5" (24.1cm) to 10.5" (26.6cm) Circumference - 31"(78.7cm) at narrowest to 34" (86.4cm) at widest Geometrically, this model is not a perfect sphere, but it is structured on a pattern of pentagons and hexagons (similar to that seen on a soccer ball). There is no glue or tape…

Aguayo Rivera
Origami, Paper Installation, Paper Wall Art, Paper Wall Art Diy, Paper Cut Art, Geometric Sculpture, Paper Art, Origami Installation, Exhibition Design

Believe it or not, but these gorgeous geometric sculptures were created out of ordinary sheets of paper by artist Matt Shlian. Based on the principles of origami, the 'paper engineer' uses complex folding techniques to create waves of intricately proportioned protuberances, arising from a flat, wall-mounted surface in a visually arresting array of patterns and colors.