OrigaMIT Convention 2014

OrigaMIT will be holding its 4th annual origami convention on Saturday, Nov. 8th, 2014! This convention is open to everyone and is a great opportunity to attend class and lectures on how to fold specific origami models, purchase origami paper and books, and attend a high quality origami convention. Better yet, the cost is super affordable at just $20 ($15 if you are an MIT student).

For more details, visit http://origamit.scripts.mit.edu/conv14.php

Box Workshop @ Northern District Library

The Origami Society of Toronto just announced a new Box Workshop where you can learn how to make a variety of boxes. Handy for regular storage, great for gifts.

Date: Saturday, November 29, 2014, 2-4 pm

Location: Toronto Public Library, Northern District Branch
40 Orchard View Boulevard (1 block north of Yonge & Eglinton)

Instructor: Margaret Tsui

Admission: Free

Visit http://origamitoronto.org/2014/box-workshop-northern-district/ for more details

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Origami Society of Toronto announces workshop for adults and children

For those of you living in the Toronto area, we have just been notified that the Origami Society of Toronto is doing a workshop for adults and children! This is the first public workshop they’re doing for 2014 and it will feature models derived from the helmet and fish bases.

The workshop is happening on Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 2-4 pm.

Location:
Toronto Public Library, Northern District Branch
40 Orchard View Boulevard
(1 block north of Yonge & Eglinton)
Toronto Ontario M4R 1B9

The event is intended for beginners and is best suited to adults and children over age 10. The program draws on the Society’s broad collective knowledge of origami resources and best practices for teaching beginners and includes little-known models by local designers, as well as better-known and traditional ones.

Instructor: Robin Matsumoto.

Admission: Web registration required. Visit origamitoronto.org.

Origami Society of Toronto was founded in 1986 as a club for advanced folders and enthusiasts. Like origami itself, the Society has been affected profoundly and positively by world-wide technological and social changes. Today, the Society continues to evolve while remaining true to its mandate to promote the appreciation and practice of origami in the Greater Toronto Area.

Large Tissue Paper Storage Rack Now Available for Sale Online

When we first started selling our large papers, we had a difficult time trying to find the best storage solution. Everything that was on the market seemed either too bulky, too large, too flimsy, or too hard to manage! We had limited space in our warehouse and wanted a solution that was both low-profile but also easy to stock and restock.

After looking long and hard, we decided that we should design something in-house! Our talented in-house designer / engineer created the perfect wall-mounted storage rack that we’ve now been using for many months. Our staff loves it and it saves us space and time.

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Quick_Change__60624We’ve received many emails to date asking us for advice and tips to store large origami paper or large tissue paper. We’ve sent photos of our storage solution around and received a lot of requests to make it available for sale on our site. We are very happy to announce that you can now purchase our specially designed Large Tissue Paper Storage Rack on our website!! It is available as a 12-slot model right now, but it is completely modular so that if you’re looking for 36 slots, you just have to buy three sets and you can install it side-by-side or one on top of another! If you need further customization, just send us an email and we will work with you until you get your perfect product.

We look forward to hearing your feedback on our storage rack!

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