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by Nick
Wed Apr 01, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Didactics in Catalonia
Replies: 2
Views: 10557

Didactics in Catalonia

Details of a new event in Catalonia ;)

http://www.nickrobinson.info/origami/di ... /index.php
by Nick
Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Fun Time Paper Folding 1959
Replies: 3
Views: 13043

Fun Time Paper Folding 1959

I picked this up on ebay - Fun Time Paper Folding – 1959 by Elinor Tripato Massoglia and was surprised to find it illustrated by the noted folder George Rhoads! Does anyone know if he was involved in any other books from the time? Amazingly enough, he is still with us and has a website http://george...
by Nick
Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:16 am
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)
Replies: 5
Views: 15235

Re: Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)

Michel G wrote:Give a 2nd chance to the waiter...
and retry.
Bien sur, ca marche!
by Nick
Sat Jan 03, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)
Replies: 5
Views: 15235

Re: Book "Serviettes and how to fold them" (ca 1890)

Sorry Michel, that link - c'est morte ;(
by Nick
Thu Nov 13, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: History
Topic: Paper box 1730-1750
Replies: 1
Views: 9200

Re: Paper box 1730-1750

a great find!
by Nick
Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: Diagrams
Topic: History of the valley and mountain folding lines
Replies: 12
Views: 38855

Re: History of the valley and mountain folding lines

Joan Sallas has information that our folding lines are developed from 19th century dress-makers instructions. Joan?
by Nick
Sun May 25, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Li Tre Trattati for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 9054

Li Tre Trattati for sale

On June 19th, Sotheby's (Paris) will auction the book "Li Tre Trattati" by Mattia Giegher (Padova: Paolo Frambotto, 1639). The book belonged to Gershon Legman and it is being auction by his widow, Judith Legman. Before, G. Legman purchased the book from a bookseller named Carlo Alberto Chiesa. Li Tr...
by Nick
Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: Children
Topic: Teaching beginning origami - with focus on design / artistry
Replies: 2
Views: 9840

Re: Teaching beginning origami - with focus on design / arti

> 1. Learning and then modifying simple models - is this realistic for beginners? I suspect not, unless it was a matter of adjusting an angle here and there. I find the decoration of origami allows the folder to feel they have "ownership" of the model. >2. Wetfolding - also, realistic for beginners?...
by Nick
Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: History
Topic: David Lister tribute
Replies: 0
Views: 9484

David Lister tribute

I have taken over the reins for the creation of a tribute to David Lister, in the form of a book to be produced by the BOS. Many thanks to Ray Bolt who began this work. This will contain biographical information about David and selections of his (many) excellent written essays about all aspects of o...
by Nick
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: Diagrams
Topic: CAD tools for diagrams
Replies: 1
Views: 9698

Re: CAD tools for diagrams

I still use illustrator to make 2D diagrams. I share your dream that one day we can easily produce 3D animated diagrams!