When I first went freelance I created some origami business cards that included instructions on how to make the card into an origami crane. They were very well received, but people struggled to follow the instructions and very few were successfully turned into the form that had been intended.
So, to help people I've created some video instructions. This takes you step by step through the process and lets you return to any step that you might have missed the first time through.
You can find the video instructions here:
Origami crane - video instructions
When I went to the first GeekUp event in Leeds I became very jealous of everyone's lovely business cards. I decided it was time to sort that out and make my own. I wanted mine to be a little bit different and hopefully be something that people would remember.
I've loved origami since my trip to Japan in 2002 and thought this would be an excellent thing to use. I'd also tested the idea in a previous project and it had been very successful.
Now the design is done, they're quite easy to mass produce. The hardest part of the design was drawing the diagrams and making the instructions clear. It's …
I designed this flyer for an Internet Cafe that opened on Hyde Park corner. The cafe didn't even last long enough for my flyer to get handed out. So, it's a shame that not many people got to see it.
When I was thinking about the project I thought about how many flyers you get, look at quickly and then throw away. I wanted to make people keep this one for longer. I decided the best way to do that, was to teach them to make something out of it.
That's where the origami idea came from. This was to be the first of a series of them and had instructions on how to make an origami box.
I think I …