Jun 042022
Mina Kusudama

While folding the origami Mina from my previous post, I realised that it resembled Mio Tsugawa’s Arabesque. Except of course, that for the arabesque the flaps are curled to give that rounded, softer look and we do not do that for the mina. That does not mean we cannot add those curls So that is what I did. And it turned out to be exactly like the arabesque. In fact, comparatively speaking, I found the [Continued..]

Jun 032022

The origami Mina is a modular origami designed by Enrica Dray. The model is a dodecahedron, assembled from 30 squares of paper. The individual modules are pretty easy to fold. Assembling is done without any glue. Once you slide a flap into a pocket, it holds very well and taking it apart gives trouble. So the model is very stable and does not require any glue at all. There are 2 ways to assemble the [Continued..]