It is the cg software to create geometric shapes that contain. Jun mitani is a professor of computer science at the university of. Thats why his art work is not just the folded origami pieces but also the software programs. The unique feature of oripa is calculation of the folded shape from the pattern. A great drawer oripa is originally composed by mitani jun for origami crease pattern. Japanese fashion designer issey miyakes reality lab worked with origami inventor and computer scientist jun mitani to create a computer program able to.
He works his magic with the help of algorithms and computer software that hes developed to create the 3d origami pieces hes known for. The project was inspired by the work of computer scientist jun mitani who creates threedimensional. He works his magic with the help of algorithms and computer software that hes developed to create the 3d origami pieces hes. For some mysterious reason there seems to be no buzz around this book, although there should be a lot. Oripa was made open source in 2012, and was pushed to github in 20. Professor, university of tsukuba information and systems faculty of engineering senior science and technology policy fellow part time cabinet office, bureau of science, technology and innovation. Jun mitani, computeraided origami from creators project. Digital rights management drm the publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. Jun mitani might be a professor of computer science at the university of tsukuba but im pretty sure he has a ph. Crease patterns photoflickr software example of utilization tutorialjapanese. Check out the many different folds and shapes he has come up with below. I decided that i must correct this injustice by sharing my impressions of the book. The file format is starting to see adoption by other computational tools.
Sure, origami might be the traditional japanese art of paper folding that dates back to the 17th century. See more ideas about origami, paper art and origami paper art. Im an associate professor at the department of computer science, university of tsukuba. This model is relatively simple, but some of the folds can be quite challenging, especially if youre new to this type of. Jun mitanis interactive java tool for constructing surfaces of. These links are for software that is primarily for origami design. With the help of algorithms and computer software that hes developed, he is able to create these 3d origami pieces. Ever since a child, he was intrigued by papermade handcrafts and computers, leading to his current research theme. Professor mitanis research includes computational origami design, or simply, origami designing with computer software.
Jun mitani s oripa oripa is a pattern editor for origami that provides a visual rendering of the folded form. In this video i show you how to make an origami herringbone tessellation. A drawing software dedicated to designing the crease patterns of origami. My specialty is geometric modeling in the field of computer graphics. Japanese computer scientist and orgami extraordinaire shares a few words on his custom developed software and paper collaborations in.