Origamidō: the art of folded paper

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Quayside, Apr 1, 2000 - Art - 144 pages
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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.

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Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist for decades, and is internationally regarded as a leading authority and master of the art. An avid teacher, LaFosse co-founded the Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio dedicated to the art of origami, and the only place in the world specializing in hand papermaking for the origami artist. The author of many books, kits and videos relating to paperfolding and hand papermaking, LaFosse produces fine paper art and commercial designs for a variety of international clients. His work has been shown in museums and galleries around the world, and is currently on display at the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts.

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