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Crease Patterns for Folders

In recent years, a new form of written instruction has become common within the modern art of origami: the crease pattern (often referred to by its abbreviation, CP). Conventional origami diagrams describe a figure by a folding sequence — a linear step-by-step pattern of progression. Crease patterns, by contrast, provide a one-step connection from the […]

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Crease Patterns as Art

If one takes the narrowest possible dictionary definition of the term, a “crease pattern,” or CP, is nothing more than a set of lines that is a representation of some subset of folds in an origami shape, real or imagined. But it can be, is, more; the deeper question is, what does a crease pattern […]

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Santa Monica Bronze Sculptures

In 1999, I was commissioned by Brailsford Studio (San Diego, California) to create four works as part of the public art component of the Downtown Transit Mall project commissioned by the City of Santa Monica and the Big Blue Bus. I developed original origami designs for four animals representative of the habitats in and around […]

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