Unusual Uses for Origami Furniture: Dakota Jackson designed a chair for the Lane Company, called the Coda, that was made from folded paper. Recently a chair, whose base is actually the packaging it is shipped in was developed using principles of origami. This was done in an effort to cut down on the amount of packing material that had to be disposed of. If you need a second diagonal fold open the sheet of paper completely before starting the second fold to get a more exact line. The Envelope - using a square piece of paper make diagonal folds down the center in both directions. Open the paper and bring each corner up to the middle. The Picture Frame - First make the Envelope. The Internet has many sites related to the art of origami. Many serious artists have websites of their own where they showcase their creations. These sites will certainly have vivid photos of origami that expresses individuality. You may be surprised at the objects that can actually be made using origami. Plate Decorations: Perk up any meal with quick plate decorations. Cranes, boats, a bird, a house or a flower made from napkins (cloth or paper), paper towels or any other festive paper you have handy. Fold a large cloth napkin into a bread basket to keep your rolls warm through your meal. Patterned napkins or paper towels make attractive shirt or bow tie plate decorations. As long as the person is able to read and follow basic instructions they have the skills required for origami. However, there are individuals who create origami designs for businesses and other commercial reasons these people are generally very creative and artistic. Patience is essential for the art of origami. The geometry involved in the piece is something you could easily see in the creases displayed on the opened paper. Scientists and artists have studied these geometric aspects as well as origamists and mathematicians. Mathematicians throughout time have developed ways to use geometry to define origami; they have designed highly sophisticated models using fundamental theorems.