Negative Space Skeletons Origami Tessellation

This is a tessellation I conceived of when I just thought to myself what if I put trapezoids around an offset small hexagon. From that point I just followed the geometry to create a nicely flattened and repeating pattern. 

It kind of feels familiar. Like I may have seen it before, but I'm not sure. I may have just seen similar ones. Most tessellations have a lot in common with each other.

I wasn't actively trying to solve anyone else's design at the time of conception. I wasn't looking at any photos nor did I have an image in my head. 

As I said before it consists of small offset hex twists with trapezoids around them. 

There are triangle collapses joining the edges of the trapezoids. 

Rhombuses form in the spaces that are created by the geometry of the other two shapes. 

It's not a terribly tricky design to execute. Although collapsing the triangles is a little fussy depending on the size of paper and grid you would use. 

It repeats pretty nicely on a relatively small 32 pleat triangle grid. 

Diagram is included at the end of this post. 


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