Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

 

 
Japanese Folding Picture Forms
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of Japanese Folding Picture Forms. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

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The Lion Dance

As far as I know this design first appears in 'Origami (Part 1)' by Isao Honda, which was first published in Japan in 1931.

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Hachihenge (Bird Base Picture Form)

As far as I know this design first appears in 'Origami (Part 1)' by Isao Honda, which was first published in Japan in 1931.

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