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ORU Magazine 16

Published:
1997 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

Simple origami creations by various creators
Kunihiko Kasahara's work
Photographs of Toshikazu Kawasaki's crystals
Hiroshi Kumasaka's work
Tomoko Fuse's quilts
Book binding
Shinji Sasade's work
Origami depicted on worldwide postage stamps
Traditional models
More that I can't figure out?

There are 33 Origami Designs in ORU Magazine 16:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Quilts (stripes)

Geometric and other shapes

Tomoko Fuse54Other shape
Multiple units
Heron

Birds - Pelecaniformes - Herons and Ibises

Miyashita Atsushi69Square
With cuts
Person

People

Miyashita Atsushi69Square
Buddha

Religion and Holidays - Eastern Religions

Akira Yoshizawa84Square
Floral altar

Religion and Holidays - Eastern Religions

Akira Yoshizawa85Square
Flower

Flora - Flowers

Akira Yoshizawa85Square
Basket

Boxes and Containers

Mitsunobu Sonobe90Square
Butterfly

Insects - Butterflies

Kunihiko Kasahara92Square
Warrior with ax (Kin Taro)

People - Ethnicities

Kumasaka Hiroshi107Square
3 units
Californian poppy

Flora - Flowers

Tomoko Tanaka111Square
Multiple units
Gamera

Media and Culture

Sasade Shinji117Square

A Godzilla character
Cat

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Jun Maekawa119Square

Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Origami Cat by Jun Maekawa Folded from a square of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Plane

Vehicles - Airplanes

Jun Maekawa121Square
Pencil

Objects

Makoto Yamaguchi122Rectangle - 1X2
2 units
Fish flag

Geometric and other shapes

Makoto Yamaguchi125Square
Multiple units
Cube unit

Geometric and other shapes

Tomoko Fuse126SquareOrigami Cube unit by Tomoko Fuse on giladorigami.com
Folded by Fujikura Atsuo
Swan

Birds - Anseriformes - Swans

Edwin Corrie127Square

Also in Animal Origami by Edwin Corrie
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Origami Animals by Vicente Palacios
Also in Origami Masters: Edwin Corrie by Edwin Corrie
Also in Origami USA Convention 1990
Origami Swan by Edwin Corrie on giladorigami.com
Folded by Fujikura Atsuo
Ram

Mammals - Bovidae - Sheep, Goats and Bovides

Marc Kirschenbaum128Square

Also in BOS Magazine 168
Also in Origami USA Convention 1995
Origami Ram by Marc Kirschenbaum on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Dog - pureland

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Marc Kirschenbaum129Square
Horse - pureland

Mammals - Equidae - Horses and Donkeys

Marc Kirschenbaum129Square

Also in BOS Convention 1994 Autumn
Also in Creative Origami Kit by Marc Kirschenbaum
Also in BOS Magazine 160
Origami Horse - pureland by Marc Kirschenbaum on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Hummingbird

Birds - Apodiformes - Hummingbirds

John Smith130Square

Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Origami in England by Sergei Afonkin
Also in Pureland Origami 2 by John Smith
Origami Hummingbird by John Smith on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Scottie

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Robert Neale131Square

Also in BOS Convention 1991 Autumn
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Origami - The Complete Guide to the Art of Paperfolding by Rick Beech
Also in Origami USA Convention 1992
Also in Origami, Plain and Simple by Robert Neale
Also in The Best of Annual Collections 1981-1995
and in other sources...
Origami Scottie by Robert Neale folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Lion

Mammals - Felidae - Lions

Seiji Nishikawa133Square

Also in Origamigaku by Seiji Nishikawa
Also in Works of Seiji Nishikawa by Seiji Nishikawa
Origami Lion by Seiji Nishikawa Folded from a square of momigami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Skull 2

People - Anatomic parts - Skulls and Skeletons

Hojyo Takashi136Square
Penguin

Birds - Sphenisciformes - Penguins

Hideo Komatsu139Square

Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Origami Penguin by Hideo Komatsu folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Easter head - Moai

Landmarks

Fumiaki Kawahata141SquareOrigami Easter head - Moai by Fumiaki Kawahata on giladorigami.com
Folded by Fujikura Atsuo
Hydraulic turbine shed

Buildings

Tsuda Yoshio142Square
Beetle

Insects

Tsuda Yoshio143Square
Angelfish

Fish

Matsuno Yukihiko144SquareOrigami Angelfish by Matsuno Yukihiko on giladorigami.com
Folded by Fujikura Atsuo
Cat head

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Takekawa Seiryo145SquareOrigami Cat head by Takekawa Seiryo on giladorigami.com
Folded by Fujikura Atsuo
Owl

Birds - Strigiformes - Owls

Kunihiko Kasahara147SquareOrigami Owl by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Tulip

Flora - Flowers

Kunihiko Kasahara148Square
With cuts
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Kunihiko Kasahara149Square

Also in Creative Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in Cute! Cool! Beautiful! Animal Origami Book by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in Happy Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
Origami Elephant by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda