The traditional art of origami has gone mainstream with origami folds popping up on fashion runways and in museums and this book is sure to impress. It delivers an impressive range of cutting-edge projects, many of which have practical uses or are made of alternative materials, including plastic and fabric. The traditional art of origami has gone mainstream, with origami folds popping up on fashion runways and in museum exhibitions. A testament to the amazing versatility of the craft today, this book is filled with clever paper projects sure to impress enthusiasts and casual crafters alike. Paper artist Sok Song presents 40 modern origami projects that transform a simple piece of paper into an astonishing array of paper sculpture, cards, home items, ornaments and wearable accessories. Many of the projects showcase ways of using recycled or alternative materials; some are life-size, such as an elephant that takes an extra set of hands to accomplish, but all adhere to the origami purist restriction of no cutting or gluing.