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ORU Magazine 13

Published:
1996 by Sojusha
Pages:
152
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

An article with lots of photos of many of the masters
Origami merchandise - ceramic cups, boxes, etc. with origami designs
The work of Paul Jackson
The work of Fumiaki Kawahata with stunning photos
The work of Alfredo Giunta with lovely photos of his insects
Different folding methods of maps and globes
Noboru Miyajima's designs with excellent photos
Index of issues 1-12
A religious ceremony - people with paper in their mouths
ORIGAMICS
Noshi
Traditional models
More that I can't figure out?

There are 29 Origami Designs in ORU Magazine 13:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Lion

Mammals - Felidae - Lions

Toshio Chino10Square
2 units
Persimmon

Flora - Fruit and Vegetables

Kosho Uchiyama13Square
Tumbler

Toys

Takekawa Seiryo14Square
Sonobe box

Geometric and other shapes

Mitsunobu Sonobe17Square
6 units

Also in The Encyclopedia of Origami Techniques by Nick Robinson
Also in Papiroflexia Basica by Vicente Palacios
Also in Origami Christmas Tree Decorations by Paul Jackson
Also in Origami - 30 fold-by-fold projects by Paulo Mulatinho
Also in Synergy 1 by David Mitchell
Also in ORU Magazine 5
and in other sources...
Origami Sonobe box by Mitsunobu Sonobe on giladorigami.com
Folded by Meenakshi Mukerji
Fujimoto Cube

Geometric and other shapes

Fujimoto Shuzo18Square

Also in BOS Convention 1982 Spring
Also in BOS Convention 2013 Spring
Also in BOS Magazine 94
Also in BOS Magazine 298
Also in Classic Origami by Paul Jackson
Also in Invitation to Creative Playing with Origami by Fujimoto Shuzo
Also in Invitation to Creative Playing with Origami by Fujimoto Shuzo
and in other sources...
Origami Fujimoto Cube by Fujimoto Shuzo folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Shisa

Imaginary beings

Akira Yoshizawa34Square

Dog-lion from Okinawan mythology
Cormorant

Birds - Suliformes - Cormorants and Gannets

Akira Yoshizawa35Square
Clam

Molluscs

Toshio Chino84Square
Shell

Molluscs

Toshio Chino85Square
Slippers

Clothes - Shoes and Socks

Japanese90Rectangle - A size
Slide

Toys

Japanese91Square
Fly

Insects - Flies

Miyajima Noboru113SquareOrigami Fly by Miyajima Noboru Folded from a square of Vietnamese wrapping-paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cricket

Insects

Alfredo Giunta118Rectangle - 1X2Origami Cricket by Alfredo Giunta on giladorigami.com
Folded by Jake Crowley
Pig

Mammals - Suidae - Pigs and Boars

Yoshihisha Kimura121Square
Dog - nodding

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Paul Jackson123Square
2 units
Elephant - minimal

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Paul Jackson123Rectangle - A size
Goldfish

Fish - Goldfish

Asahi Isamu124Square
Decoration

Geometric and other shapes

Asahi Isamu125Square
2 units
Flower box

Boxes and Containers

Endo Kazukuni127Square
Kimono

Clothes

Makoto Yamaguchi129Square
Star

Geometric and other shapes

Jun Maekawa130SquareOrigami Star by Jun Maekawa on giladorigami.com
Folded by Fujikura Atsuo
Hannya mask

Religion and Holidays - Eastern Religions

Kawai Toyoaki133Square

Also in Origami (Color Books) by Kawai Toyoaki
Origami Hannya mask by Kawai Toyoaki Folded from a square of art paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Vase

Boxes and Containers

Saburo Kase134Square

Also in BOS Convention 1978 Autumn
Also in Encyclopedia of Origami for Children and Adults by Sergei Afonkin and Elena Afonkina
Also in Le Pli 67
Also in NOA Kessakusen
Also in NOA Magazine 10
Also in Origami - Magic Square by Sergei Afonkin
Also in Origami Paperfolding for Fun by Eric Kenneway
and in other sources...
Origami Vase by Saburo Kase on giladorigami.com
Folded by Paula Versnick
Shoe - high heel

Clothes - Shoes and Socks

Toshio Chino139Square
Stag beetle

Insects

Toshio Chino139SquareOrigami Stag beetle by Toshio Chino on giladorigami.com
Folded by Yoshiaki Ichikawa
Pop-up toy

Toys

Takekawa Seiryo140Square
Penguin - walking

Birds - Sphenisciformes - Penguins

Takekawa Seiryo141Square
Box

Boxes and Containers

Tomoko Fuse146Square
Dew grass

Flora - Trees and Plants

Tomoko Tanaka149Square
Multiple units