Happy Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding by Tatsuo Miyawaki
Happy Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding
by Tatsuo Miyawaki

The word origami is a combination of two Japanese words, "oru" meaning "to fold" and "kami" meaning "paper". The intricate art of paper folding started in the 17th century and has continued to be a popular pasttime around the world. People have often speculated about the true origins of origami - with Japan having the deepest tradition. There is also evidence that China, Italy, Spain and Germany have origami roots.

One of the most recognisable origami model is the paper crane. If you'd like to extend your knowledge of paper folding, anyone of these books will ensure you become well versed in origami terms and designs.

Bonus - Learn how to fold a tiny origami book here.


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