16 Stunning Works Of Origami Art To Celebrate World Origami Day – Design You Trust

16 Stunning Works Of Origami Art To Celebrate World Origami Day

Gen Hagiwara

November 11 is Origami Day in Japan, where the paper crane has become a symbol of peace, but did you know that Origami isn’t an entirely Japanese invention?

Hoàng Tiến Quyết

Ancient Japanese origami used cut or marked paper, and was first mentioned in a poem from 1680. In Europe 100 years later, German pedagogue Friedrich Fröbel taught kindergarten children simple mathematical forms by folding whole pieces of paper. This system was imported to Japan after 1860, and is the basis for what we consider modern origami.


Are you adept at folding paper into beautiful forms?

Cristian Marianciuc

Artur Biernacki

Adam Tran

Hoàng Tiến Quyết

Roman Diaz

Hideyuki Kamon

White On Rice

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Beth Johnson

Akira Yoshizawa

Dinh Truong Giang

Jason Ku

Ng Boon Choon

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