Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

 

 
20-point Stubby Stars
 
Polyhedra
 
  Name: The Sonobe Alpha 20-point Stubby Star - many decorative variants are possible.

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 30 modules from squares using standard folding geometry.

Designer / Date:

Diagrams: On-line diagrams are available on the Modular Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: The Sonobe Beta 20-point Stubby Star - many decorative variants are possible.

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 30 modules from squares using standard folding geometry.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2012.

Diagrams: On-line diagrams are available on the Modular Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: The Sonobe Corner-pocket module 20-point Stubby Star

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 30 modules from squares using standard folding geometry.

Designer / Date: .

Diagrams: On-line diagrams are available on the Modular Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: The Letterbox Alpha 20-point Stubby Star - many decorative variants are possible.

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 30 modules from squares using standard folding geometry.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1987

Diagrams: On-line diagrams are available on the Modular Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: The Letterbox Beta 20-point Stubby Star - many decorative variants are possible.

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 30 modules from squares using standard folding geometry.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2012.

Diagrams: On-line diagrams are available on the Modular Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: Spiral Cluster 120

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: From 30 compound modules, each of which is made from 4 modules folded from squares of paper using standard folding geometry.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1999.

Diagrams: In Paper Crystals (2nd Edition) - Water Trade - ISBN 978-0-9534774-9-4

 
Modular Sculptures
 
  Name: Ariadne 30, or just, Ariadne - a 20-point Stubby Star to which the metamorphosis 1 distortion has been applied.

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 30 modules folded from squares using standard folding geometry.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1990.

Diagrams: On-line diagrams are available on the Modular Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: Phaedra30 or just Phaedra - a decorative variation of Ariadne.

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 30 modules folded from squares using standard folding geometry.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1990.

Diagrams: On-line diagrams are available on the Modular Designs page of this site.