Robert J Lang
"Written by one of the world's leading origami artists, [this book] describes the underlying principles and mathematics of the exciting field of geometric origami, most notably the field of origami tessellations. It contains design algorithms, folding instructions, and extensive discussion of the underlying mathematical principles and concepts, as well as many beautiful photos of the latest work from world masters in this fast-expanding field. Robert...
An artistic anthology of her most impressive work, Tomoko Fuse's Origami Art can serve multiple purposes: as inspiration for an experienced origami folder; as a truly impressive coffee table book for the artistically-minded; or as a push for intermediate folders to try their hand at modular origami models.
Origami, the century old tradition of paper folding is now at the heart of a scientific revolution. Scientists are discovering that folding is a powerful tool to explore the limits of science. Engineers and designers are now adopting origami designs to conquer space or reshape the world around us. From aircraft design to protein folding to micro-robots, join NOVA to discover how the age-old art of origami is transforming our world.
"[C]hronicles the stories of ten fine artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have abandoned careers and scoffed at hard-earned graduate degrees -- all to forge unconventional lives as modern-day paperfolders." -- Container.