Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

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Devious Devices
 
Devious devices is the umbrella name I give to objects made from paper that do strange and unexpected things and which are neither flexagons nor puzzles. Devious devices may, or may not, be made by folding paper.
 
 
 
  Name: Borromean Ring Release - magical effect

Paper type / shape: Custom

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1999

Diagrams: Diagrams not yet available.

 
  Name: Colour-Change Mobius Bands

Paper type / shape: Custom

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1999

Diagrams: Diagrams not yet available.

 
  Name: Let's Twist Again - development of the Two Way Tube.

Paper type / shape: A4 or similar rectangle / Homogeneous paper.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2013

Diagrams: Diagrams not yet available.

 
  Name: Paradox Cubes - foldable apparatus to demonstrate changes in the apparent relationship of seven cubes.

Paper type / shape: Custom

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1999

Diagrams: Diagrams not yet available.

 
  Name: Two Way Tube - a modular version of Robert Neale's classic design..

Paper type / shape: A4 or similar rectangle / Homogeneous paper.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1997

Diagrams: BOM 184 June 1997 // As the Magic Tube in Office Origami - Adam Russ - Universe Publishing - ISBN 0-7893-1313-8 // Learning Mathematics with Origami - Tung Ken Lam and Sue Pope - 2016 - Association of Teachers of Mathematics - ISBN 9781898611950 // On-line diagrams are available on the Devious Devices page of this site.