Jeff Rutzky sent me a photo and video of this wonderful design by Ramin Razani, which will be appearing in Rutzky’s upcoming book Kirigami (by Barnes and Noble Inc, 2007).
I’m a big fan of paper arts, not just origami- and we like to cut paper around our house, just as much as folding it. Ever since we picked up a CraftROBO a few months back there’s been a lot of time wastedwell spent on making paper architecture and other fun things.
I’m really looking forward to buying a copy of this book- the patterns I’ve seen so far are just excellent!
Check out Jeff’s Flickr stream for more kirigami goodness.
For this model by Razani, the best part is the action- I had no idea it would do this! So simple yet beautiful!
I like it.Is there an instruction on how to make this?
I really like to try my hands in making it.
It has so much action and by open and closing the card the wind gauge spins in different direction.
Is there a website for it?
I believe it will be in Jeff Rutzky’s upcoming book, “Kirigami”, being published this year.
I do have 2 books of Ramin Razani and they do include the patterns.
This one is hard to cut because of the circles … and the paper
get’s weaker with every ring. There are many other realy excelent
OA like patterns.
The books I have are in german which would be of no harm as the patterns are clear enough. The book says it’s translated from french.
I like your patterns I just started trying kiragami I am left handed and it is a challenge for me. Let me know where I can find your Livre anemometre pattern.
I’ve got it ! It’s easy to do !! I made the pattern…
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