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ORU Magazine 2

Published:
1993 by Sojusha
Pages:
160
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
Japanese

Skill Level Simple to complex
Clear diagrams? Yes
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? Yes
Photos of completed models? Yes
Is there indication to the model size resulting from size of starting paper? No
Are the models "Pure" origami (From a single square - no cuts)? Varies

Overall Impression

ORU are a set of 16 large-format commercial magazines published between 1993-1997. They all contain many articles about design, designers and tehniques, alongside beautiful photos, with many diagrams in the back.

Articles

"Folding Faces" - featuring the works of Toyoaki Kawai, Momotani, Fuse, Kenneway and more.
Seiji Nishikawa visits a paper factory
Nick Robinson's work
Jun Maekawa's work - with crease patterns
Folding from leather
Ichiro Kinoshita's work
"Fly a paper plane" Prof. Akira Azuma, doctor of engineering, discusses paper planes
Otani Tooru's work
Toshio Chino
History of book folding - "Orihon"
Interview with Toshie Takahama
Using patterned paper in origami
Crane variations
Variations of a traditional boat
Decorations for Tanabata festival
Cut-out paper figures
More that I can't figure out?

There are 36 Origami Designs in ORU Magazine 2:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Wallet

Objects - Wallets

Makoto Yamaguchi36Square
Planes

Toys - Planes

Traditional42Rectangle - A size

4 variations
Concours Aerien

Toys - Planes

Momotani Eiki44Square
Jet plane

Toys - Planes

Makoto Yamaguchi45Square
Gliding crane

Toys - Planes

Fushimi Koji46Square
Glider

Toys - Planes

Kunihiko Kasahara48Square
Hang glider

Toys - Planes

Makoto Yamaguchi48Square
Tube glider

Toys - Planes

Traditional50Square
With cuts
Glider

Toys - Planes

Traditional51Rectangle - A size
With cuts
ZAG rider

Toys - Planes

Traditional51Rectangle - 1X2
Maple Samara I

Toys - Planes

Traditional52Square
Spinner

Toys - Planes

Traditional52Rectangle
Spinning ring

Toys - Planes

Traditional52Rectangle
Buddha

Religion and Holidays - Eastern Religions

Kunihiko Kasahara90Square
Lizard

Reptiles

Jun Maekawa103Square

Crease-pattern
Origami Lizard by Jun Maekawa Folded from a square of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
F128D AH-MCA

Vehicles - Airplanes

Kominami Hiroshi123Rectangle - A size
Clown - Pierrot

People - Occupations - Clowns

Seiji Nishikawa127Square
2 units

Also in Origami USA Convention 1992
Also in The Beauty of Origami by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in The Best of Annual Collections 1981-1995
Also in Works of Seiji Nishikawa by Seiji Nishikawa
Also in BOS Convention 1992 Autumn
Also in NOA Magazine 122
Origami Clown - Pierrot by Seiji Nishikawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Albert Schweitzer

People

Eric Kenneway129Square

Also in BOS Convention 2010
Also in Folding Faces by Eric Kenneway
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Neal Elias - Faces and Busts by Dave Venables
Also in NOA Magazine 90
Also in Origami - Magic Square by Sergei Afonkin
Also in Origami in England by Sergei Afonkin
and in other sources...
Origami Albert Schweitzer by Eric Kenneway folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Adolf Hitler

People

Eric Kenneway131Rectangle - 1X2

Also in Folding Faces by Eric Kenneway
Also in The Origami World of Neal Elias by Dave Venables and Marc Cooman
Origami Adolf Hitler by Eric Kenneway on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Two-face

People

Kawai Toyoaki134Square
Venice memorial

Buildings

Kawai Toyoaki135Square
Parisian officer

People - Occupations

Makoto Yamaguchi137Square
Dragonfly

Insects

Makoto Yamaguchi138Square
Fox baby

Mammals - Canidae - Dog Family

Makoto Yamaguchi140Square
Fox

Mammals - Canidae - Dog Family

Makoto Yamaguchi141Square
2 units
Parlor table

Objects - Furniture

Ichiro Kinoshita143Square
Camel

Mammals - Camelidae - Camels

Fumiaki Kawahata145Square
Rude devil

Toys - Puppets

Nick Robinson146Square

Cute action model
Owl

Birds - Strigiformes - Owls

Kunihiko Kasahara148Square
Squirrel

Mammals - Rodentia - Squirrels

Kunihiko Kasahara149Square
2 units
Raccoon dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dog Family

Kosho Uchiyama150Square
Fox - laughing

Mammals - Canidae - Dog Family

Otani Tooru152Square
Moon lantern

Objects - Candles and Light

Tomoko Tanaka154Rectangle
Autumn leaves - star shaped

Flora - Trees and Plants

Tomoko Tanaka155Hexagon
Snail

Molluscs

Toshio Chino156Square
Dancers

People - Ethnicities

Toshie Takahama157Square
With cuts