Tomoko Fuse's Origami Boxes (Paperback)
Beautiful Paper Gift Boxes from Japan's Leading Origami Master (Origami Book with 30 Projects)
Tuttle Publishing, 9780804850063, 96pp.
Publication Date: April 10, 2018
List Price: 12.99*
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With this origami folding book, learn how to create original gift boxes that are as beautiful as the treasures they hold Considered the most famous living origami master, Tomoko Fuse is known for her expertise in modular origami and box-folding. The more than 30 origami projects in this book range from beginner to more advanced, and ensure you'll always have a special way to give a gift. The simple flat box, or tato, is an excellent introduction to the art of origami for beginners and allows readers to "start small," then build to more intricate pieces like the Hexagonal Box and Octagonal Flower Box (Mukuge). Handmade paper boxes are an expression of origami crafts at their very best. Experiment with different thicknesses, textures, and origami paper designs for a true one-of-a-kind presentation. The projects are divided into 3 sections: Simple Boxes from Square Sheets, Modular Boxes from Multiple Square Sheets and Modular Boxes from Rectangular Sheets. Step-by-step instructions and diagrams guide you from start to finish as you create:
- Simple flat boxes--rectangular, triangular, hexagonal and more
- Pyramid-shaped boxes and different ways of finishing them off
- Modular box tops that look amazing
- Window-topped boxes for nesting a special gift
- Box tops with flourishes from flat to spiraled
- Easy liners for boxes of all shapes and sizes
- And a lot more
About the Author
Tomoko Fuse is a leading origami artist, teacher. She is also a prolific author who specializes in boxes and other forms of geometric, three-dimensional design. She has been writing books on various forms of origami for over 35 years. Her creations have been in many international exhibitions worldwide. She was a featured artist on the Nova episode "The Origami Revolution" (February 2017). Read about her work in Meher McArthur's New Expressions in Origami Art: Masterworks from 25 Leading Paper Artists (Tuttle Publishing 2017).