Currently, North Queensland is being beaten up by Cyclone “Debbie”: Australian cyclones are huge. As weather systems go, we do them big down under and “Debbie” was once a category 4 (which is nearly Category 5, for the folks at home) which on a scale of “is that a cloud” to “fuck, most of my town […]
Last night (25th March) was Earth Hour. Between 8:30 and 9:30pm we turned off our lights: I decided to try and fold something by torchlight … great plan Einstein.
It is rare that with relatively few folds the essence of a 4 legged beastie is so well captured: This is a continuation of the exploration of Eduardo Clemente’s work, his simple pig, charming little critter it is.
For those of you keeping up, you will notice SOME of the posts on this blog have numbers. The first number (in this case 600) represents a catalogue of sorts – it documents the number of new models that I have never folded, before documenting it here: Jo Nakashima’s “6” is new for me, the […]
Now I know there are those who say that Valentines Day is a Hallmark business opportunity, but I happen to think that celebrating someone you love is a good thing: My valentine loves to read, so I thought a pair of Washi Deluxe bookmarks would not go astray.
I seem to have an endless fascination with clever origami boxes – this one caught my eye and I knew I needed to try and fold it: Anna Kastlunger has designed a nifty scalable box with an integrated hinged lid that is delightful and possibly useful for precious things.
Leafing through “Folding Australia” I came across an odd modular that results in half and three quarters of a cube: Simple folding, deft locking mechanism and a little geometric brain bending.
Returning to work, we balance between the stinking hot outside temperature and the painfully cold airconditioning (yes, I know this sounds like a first world problem, and it is), but I decided to fold a critter that has evolved to put up with intolerable temperatures: This is Jo Nakashima’s Penguin, a lovely little model with a […]
Over the holiday break I have taken up swimming laps again. The aim was to be a little bit fitter and a little less fatter – it is sort of working. Naturally I wanted to choose a model for my last day swimming that itself swam, and a turtle/tortoise (who knows what the difference is) […]