Beautiful Paper Gift Boxes from Japan's Leading Origami Master (Origami Book with 30 Projects)
Author: Tomoko Fuse
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
With this origami-how-to book, learn how to fold unique gift boxes that are as unique as the treasures they hold! Considered the most famous living origami master, Tomoko Fuse is known for her expertise in box-folding and other origami paper craft styles. The simple flat box, or tato, is an excellent introduction to the art of beginner origami and allows readers to "start small," then build to more intricate pieces. Handmade paper boxes are an expression of origami crafts at their very best. Experiment with different thicknesses, textures, and origami paper designs of paper for a true one-of-a-kind presentation. Step by step instructions and diagrams guide you from start to finish as you create: Flat boxes in several different shapes Boxes with multifaceted tops Box tops with spiraled flourishes And so much more Origami box folding is a relaxing and satisfying craft for all levels of expertise and—with a little practice and this easy origami book—gift-giving will never be the same.
Presenting origami masterworks by some of the freest designers and paper folders living today. Origami-do, "the way, through paperfolding", is to origami what the Bauhaus was to design -- a way of life and of design. Full-color photos of beautiful animals, birds, plants, toys, planes, masks, and figures are featured alongside detailed descriptions of the origami artist's techniques and stories.