One Cube

I decided to go ahead and do Alessandro Beber's 'One Cube' origami design. Originally, I'd done only the background exercise and found it to be a little labor intensive But such is my relationship with folding paper. Just when I think I've had too much, I go in a little bit deeper.

His instructions were clear and easy to follow, assuming you're already at least an intermediate folder who's pretty familiar with collapsing, crease patterns and tessellating.

Here you can see the backlit version. Next is the front side unlit and then the rear.
It's a pretty impressive creation when you really stop to think about it. It almost seems impossible that it can be just a single sheet of paper and yet, that's exactly what it is.

His more advanced designs are even more amazing. I'll probably be giving some of those a go sometime in the future.

The whole thing inspired me to think of rhombus twists in an entirely different light.

There are, no doubt, more ideas to be extrapolated from the unique properties of that particular shape.

I hope to eventually discover some of them


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