Books Related to Paper Folding

   

Twirl kusudamas 1
$19.95
A kusudama is a decorative multipiece ball of origami flowers. This book explains how to make and join twirl modules to form a variety of flower and polyhedra models. "Twirl Kusudamas 1" describes models based on the standard SSSS twirl module, where "S" stands for "spiral". Text is in both Polish and English. By Krystyna Burczyk. Includes 8 pages of full-color figures. 8-1/4" x 11-5/8", 56 pages (2008).
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Twirl kusudamas 2
$19.95
A kusudama is a decorative multipiece ball of origami flowers. This book explains how to make and join twirl modules to form a variety of kusudamas. "Twirl Kusudamas 2" describes models based on the SLSL and SFSF modules and their modifications, where "S", "L", and "F" stand for "spiral", "line", and "fold". Text is in both Polish and English. By Krystyna and Wojciech Burczyk. Includes 12 pages of full-color figures. 8-1/4" x 11-5/8", 64 pages (2009).
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Twirl kusudamas 3
$19.95
A kusudama is a decorative multipiece ball of origami flowers. This book explains how to make and join twirl modules to form a variety of kusudamas. "Twirl Kusudamas 3" describes models based on the SSLL and SSFF modules, where "S", and "F" stand for "spiral" and "fold". Text is in both Polish and English. By Krystyna and Wojciech Burczyk. Includes 16 pages of full-color figures. 8-1/4" x 11-5/8", 64 pages (2009).
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Origami Tessellations
$24.95
Eric Gjerde demonstrates 25 of his favorite tessellations and turns them into projects for newcomers as well as experienced origamists. With step-by-step instructions, illustrated crease patterns, and how-to photos, you'll learn to create these wonderful designs yourself. The book covers the fundamentals of origami tessellations, provides history, and describes simple beginning techniques with detailed illustrations and photographs. An extensive gallery showcases tessellations folded by the world's leading origami fine artists---inspiring you to experiment, innovate, and eventually create your own unique designs. Paperback, 9.9" x 8.4", 128 pages (2008).
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D-Forms
$14.95
D-Forms are developable surfaces opening up new areas of mathematics, as well as many sculptural and design possibilities. D-Forms hold many surprises, and you can only appreciate them fully by making the models. Creating D-Forms is unlike most forms of model making. A pair of shapes can be joined edge-to-edge in an infinite number of ways. In this book, you can cut and assemble ten fantastic models and then use the templates included to make countless more. By John Sharp. Paperback, 8-1/4" x 11-3/4", 44 pages (2009).
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Cut & Assemble 3-D Geometrical Shapes
$10.95
Complete step-by-step instructions and diagrams for assembling 10 full-color geometric solids ó tetrahedron, octahedron, cube, trapezohedron, icosahedron, simple and intricate variations of dodecahedra. 16 plates printed on one side of a heavy paper stock. 9-1/4" x 12-1/4". By A.G. Smith.
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3-D Geometric Origami
$7.95
By Rona Gurkewitz and Bennett Arnstein. Contains step-by-step instructions and diagrams for building over 60 different polyhedra-based models from origami units. 80 pages.
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Modular Origami Polyhedra
$7.95
By Lewis Simon, Bennett Arnstein, and Rona Gurkewitz. This newly revised and enlarged book offers paperfolders, model builders, and math students alike a stimulating journey into the world of three-dimensional geometric origami. Step-by-step instructions and clearly detailed diagrams explain how to create more than 35 different modular polyhedra. 64 pages, 250 illustrations, 8-1/2" x 11", paperbound (1999).
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Origami Inspirations
$24.95
This handsome book is aimed towards those with an intermediate skill level, but the origami basics included at the start of the book make it accessible to beginners. A number of beautiful models are offered, ranging from cubes to prisms to dodecahedra. The book provides step-by-step instructions and color distribution suggestions to create the more than 30 intricate designs presented. The book also includes a chapter featuring designs by origami artists from around the world, and these projects provide a happy complement to the authorís own exciting inspirations in the rest of the book. Paperback, 10.8" x 8.4", 132 page (2010).
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