Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

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Rhombic Dodecahedra
 
Polyhedra
 
  Name: Rhombic Dodecahedron

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 12 parallelogram modules from silver rectangles .

Designer / Date: Nick Robinson, 1986.

Diagrams: In Mathematical Origami - David Mitchell - Tarquin 1997 - ISBN 189961818X.

 
  Name: Rhombic Dodecahedron

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 12 triangle modules from silver rectangles .

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2004.

Diagrams: Not yet available.

 
  Name: Kite Pattern Rhombic Dodecahedron

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 24 modules from silver rectangles.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1990.

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

 
Modular Sculptures
 
  Name: Waterbombic Dodecahedron

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 3 modules from double silver rectangle strips.

Designer / Date: David Brill, 1980's.

Diagrams: In Brilliant Origami - David Brill - Japan Publications 1996 - ISBN 0870408968.

 
  Name: Artifact

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 6 modules from silver rectangles .

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1990.

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

 
  Name: Alternative Artifact

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 12 in two sets of 6 modules, one set from squares using standard folding geometry and the other set from silver rectangles.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1995.

Diagrams: Not yet available.

 
  Name: Decorative Rhombic Dodecahedron

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: Made by adding a 6-part cladding to David Brill's Skeletal (or Nolid) Cube, which is itself made from 12 modules. All modules from silver rectangles.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1992.

Diagrams: In Mathematical Origami - Tarquin Publications - ISBN 1-899618-18-X

 
  Name: Three-Way Brick - can be linked into other similar bricks in all three directions. A rhombic dodecahedron from which twelve small rhombic pyramids have been removed.

Modules / Paper shape / Folding geometry: 12 modules in two sets of six from silver rectangles.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1996.

Diagrams: Not yet available.