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Scottish Origami for Kids - Make the Loch Ness Monster Try Scottish origami for kids and learn how to make the Loch Ness monster – a great family-friendly activity to keep children entertained during COVID-19!

Helpful Engineering releases Origami Face Shield to address safety equipment shortage Helpful Engineering, an all-volunteer community, has announced its first open-source and easy-to-produce piece of safety equipment created specifically to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Old toilet paper rolls cleverly folded into new origami friends Eyes are the window to the soul, but a face is the window to the mind. And… I gotta be honest, I have no idea what Paris-based artist Junior Fritz Jacquet was thinking when he was making these guys. Since his childhood he has used paper, and the interesting medium of toilet paper rolls, to create tiny faces with some incredible emotions.

Fold an Easy Origami Cobra Want to make a paper cobra? Check out this easy origami cobra, it's an original design from my book, Origami Made Simple.

Create Springtime Art with Simple Origami Tulips With only a few folds, this is a great origami project for young kids and origami novices Not only are they fun to make, they are such a fun display for a spring time craft! Every spring, I love seeing tulips pop up in my yard. It seems like I always forget about them - such a colorful surprise!

Bizarre toilet paper origami trend emerges amid national shortage People from across the globe who are in lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic have shared the creative designs they have made with their toilet paper. Those lucky enough to have got their hands on a roll have celebrated by folding the sheets into creative designs.

Snail Mail When I was in Japan last fall, I had the opportunity to meet up with Richard Flavin in Tokyo and interviewed him on Paper Talk. I'm sorry our recording isn't the best, but I hope you'll have a listen. You might be familiar with Richard's illustrations of Japanese papermaking in Tim Barrett's book of the same title.

Paper trail Ogilvy India CEO Kunal Jeswani is not just a master of ad campaign strategies; he also bends paper to his will to create colourful army of birds.

Learn to fold an origami soda can P-51 Mustang airplane - Virtual Bo Wernick will be teaching his “Aluminum Aerogami” class as a virtual hands-on experience. We will be building highly detailed aluminum can P-51 Mustang airplanes from soda cans using the art of origami. They are entirely folded, with no glue, tape, or fasteners.

How To Make An Origami Market Bag I needed a shopping bag that folded up easily, so I went searching on Youtube for a perfect fit for my needs.

Origami Accordion Easter Egg Tutorial These origami easter eggs are made using accordion folds. These origami eggs are a nice springtime ornament, hang them up as Easter decorations or make pop-up cards with these paper eggs. This year, I want to post holiday related origami well in advance of the actual date of the holiday.

Origami Capital Announces Final Closing Of Fund IV With $520 Million In Capital Commitments Origami Capital Partners, a private equity firm that is focused on opportunistic special situations has announced the final closing of Origami Opportunities Fund IV, LP with $520 million in capital commitments. And Metric Point Capital acted as the exclusive placement agent for the fundraise.

Kill Boredom, Not Animals: Hunt Down Papertrophy's Amazing Origami Wall Art Instead German company Papertrophy will have you, your kids or everyone in your household spending rewarding hours of time and adding amazing decor to your house with its absolutely gorgeous origami wall trophies: incredible precut paper models of animal heads.

Honeycombs and Origami Cranes Dangle in Fragile Stained-Glass Suspensions by Lesley Green Art, design, and visual culture.

Origami collects $520m for fund Origami Capital Partners has closed its fourth opportunities fund at $520 million.

Origami Flower Wreath Origami Flower Wreath - I wanted to make a flower decoration that wouldn’t wither in a couple of days. This origami flower wreath is made of paper and will last forever!

Origami-Inspired Furniture Lines Sibast Furniture Boasts Chic Products in the Danish Modern Style The Danish Modern style has been very popular in the world of furniture design as many companies - big and small - have been producing chic and minimalist offerings that take cues from it.

Trapped’ asset specialist Origami tops $500m for Fund IV The firm backs restructurings in private equity and private real estate, among other complex deal types.

A Little Easy Origami Teapot Want to fold an easy origami teapot? Learn more about the origami teapot from my new book, Origami Made Simple. It's an original model.

Paper Beast Brings Origami Adventure To PSVR Today Developed by Chahi's Montpellier, France-based studio Pixel Reef, Paper Beast is now available to download on the PlayStation Store for $29.99. So, what do you think of the look of the game? Will you be getting your digital escapism on today and venturing into the wilds of Paper Beast to frolic among the origami wildlife?

Sensei Folds 5,000 Origami Cranes to Symbolize Healing But over time, he worked hard to fold over 5,000 cranes as a part of recovering from great adversity. "Forty seven years ago, I start teaching kids by washing my car," said Demura. He's also known for teaching Bruce Lee to use nunchucks.

Why Engineers Turned to Origami to Create Reality-Bending Metamaterials Why Engineers Turned to Origami to Create Reality-Bending Metamaterials.

Paper Beast VR review - origami organisms The creator of Another World releases his first VR game and it's just as visually impressive as you would hope. Paper Beast is the new game from Éric Chahi, developer of Another World, the classic and for its time, stunningly cinematic Amiga sci-fi game.

Origami Capital Partners registers over $500m for new fund targeting 'trapped' assets Origami Capital Partners has beaten its $500m target for its latest fundraise targeting private assets trapped in complex structures, SEC filings from the firm reveal.

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