Origami A History
Paper <ul><li>Paper was brought to Japan in the 6 th  century. It is here that paper folding became an art form and evolve...
Paper Folding <ul><li>Paper folding, was not a hobby: it was for formal functions.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example: &qu...
Paper’s Travels <ul><li>Historians believe that paper and paper making came to Europe from Asia via the Silk Route between...
The birth of Origami <ul><li>In the 1950, Akira Yoshizana and Sam Randlett developed a standard set of origami symbols to ...
Professional Origami <ul><li>Rose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed by TOSHIKAZU KAWASAKI (Japan) and folded by SOK SONG (USA...
Diagrams <ul><li>Traditional “waterbomb” or “blow-up baloon. </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Boat </li></ul><ul><li>Box </li...
For more information. <ul><li>Information of this presentation was obtained from  www.origami-resource-center.com . </li><...
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Origami

  1. 1. Origami A History
  2. 2. Paper <ul><li>Paper was brought to Japan in the 6 th century. It is here that paper folding became an art form and evolved into what we know today as origami. </li></ul><ul><li>Initially, paper was expensive and therefore not available to the general public. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Paper Folding <ul><li>Paper folding, was not a hobby: it was for formal functions. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example: &quot;Noshi&quot; was folded-paper that accompanied gifts. &quot;Tsutsumi&quot; was formal gift wrappers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These ceremonial folds were simple and symbolized sincerity and purity. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Paper’s Travels <ul><li>Historians believe that paper and paper making came to Europe from Asia via the Silk Route between the 8 th and 12 th century. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The birth of Origami <ul><li>In the 1950, Akira Yoshizana and Sam Randlett developed a standard set of origami symbols to describe how to fold paper into models. We still use these standards today. </li></ul><ul><li>By 1890's, the word origami was more or less officially used to refer to what we call as origami. Previous to this time, it was called &quot;orikata&quot;, &quot;orisue&quot;, &quot;orimono&quot;, or &quot;tatamigami&quot;. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Professional Origami <ul><li>Rose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed by TOSHIKAZU KAWASAKI (Japan) and folded by SOK SONG (USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spider </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed and folded by MANUEL SIRGO ALVAREZ (Spain) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leaping Buck </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed and folded by JOSEPH WU (Canada) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hydrangea </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed by MAKOTO YAMAGUCHI (Japan) and DELROSA MARSHALL (USA) and folded by DELROSA MARSHALL (USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More… </li></ul>
  7. 7. Diagrams <ul><li>Traditional “waterbomb” or “blow-up baloon. </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Boat </li></ul><ul><li>Box </li></ul><ul><li>Swan </li></ul>
  8. 8. For more information. <ul><li>Information of this presentation was obtained from www.origami-resource-center.com . </li></ul><ul><li>For more information on origami and it’s history you may like to check out these other sites. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://swami.giladorigami.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.origami.as/Info/history.php </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.origami.gr.jp/ </li></ul></ul>
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